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This Kids Martial Arts Program will make a positive difference in your child's LIFE!

  • Discipline
  • Greater Confidence
  • Better Grades
  • Increased Coordination
  • Improved Focus
  • Self-Defense
  • Great Exercise
  • Fun and Safe Classes!


The Smash Gyms Kids Martial Arts Program can and WILL help your child increase their confidence, self-esteem, discipline, while teaching them life skills that will last them a lifetime! In our program your child will be able to progress at their very own pace. We understand that everyone learns differently. Whether your child can only train once a week or everyday we have the program that will fit your needs. All Smash kids instructor have full background checks and are eager to help students learn and develop.

Everyday, approximately 150,000 kids miss school due to fear or intimidation of bullies. Unfortunately, this is happening to children as young as kindergarten age. Not only can bullying lead to low confidence and self-esteem issues, but it also causes children to dislike school at one of the most impressionable times in their lives. Can you imagine how it would feel to go to work every single day and be afraid for your own safety and well being? Many kids have that same feeling while going to school every day. How can we expect children to focus well on their academics when they are under such stress? While parents may expect the teachers to intervene, the increasing statistics in bullying over the years is a clear sign that school administration is not or cannot resolve the problem. 

You can absolutely do something to stop or prevent this from happening to your child. Give your child the ability to stand up for him or herself. Bullies prey on those who they perceive as weak. Training martial arts can give your child the real confidence to hold their head up high and not act like someone who is an easy target. In a vast majority of situations, that aura of confidence alone will cause bullies to stay away.



The Smash Gyms Kids Martial Arts Program was designed to give your child the confidence to deter bullies without ever having to resort to violence or threats. The Smash Kids curriculum was designed by world-class Brazlian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, and Martial Arts Instructors to teach kids to unlock their physical and mental potential that will translate to all aspects of their life. Our program's strong emphasis on integrity, discipline, physical fitness, and technique will allow your child to have the self-esteem and confidence to overcome all of life's obstacles.


What are people saying about the Smash Gyms Kids Martial Arts Program?

· "This really is a good as it gets. Great kids martial arts instruction. My son loves it. He's learning a lot and getting a great workout with each session. I can see that it's helped with his self-esteem. We recommend checking out a class to see for yourself." – James

· "I'm lovin' that my little girl is so hyped about this stuff!! Good job guys! She's never liked any other classes or programs that we've tried to get her involved in, but with Smash Gyms she can't wait to come to class! She really has come out of her shell since joining Smash!" - Lynn

· "My son loves this program! He can not wait to get to the gym and it's helped him in all aspects of his life. The Smash Gyms instructors are amazing with kids!" - Marisol

· "My son, who is 9 years old, took a liking to the Kids Martial Arts class on the very first day.  His confidence, discipline, and knowledge of self defense has rapidly developed since enrolling in this school.  He insists that he wants to continue to train daily.  The instructors leading the Kids Martial Arts program do an excellent job working with the children." - Alex, Santa Clara


  • 1 out of 4 kids is Bullied. An American Justice Department school bullying statistics and cyber bullying statistics studies shows that this month 1 out of every 4 kids will be abused by another youth.
  • School bullying statistics surveys show that 77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally, & physically. Cyber bullying statistic are rapidly approaching similar numbers.
  • In a recent school bullying statistics study, 77% of the students said they had been bullied!
  • Each day over 150,000 students miss school for fear of being bullied.
  • 100,000 students carry a gun to school.
  • A school bullying statistics and cyber bullying statistics poll of teens ages 12-17 proved that they think violence increased at their schools.
  • The same school bullying statistics and cyber bullying statistics poll also showed that 282,000 students are physically attacked in secondary schools each month.
  • More youth violence occurs on school grounds as opposed to on the way to school.
  • Every 7 minutes a child is bullied.

    Eli SanchezWrestling & Kids Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Instructor
    Eli Sanchez

    Eli joined Smash Gyms in Sunnyvale, CA during the summer of 2011. Eli has been wrestling and competing since he was six years old. Eli has over fifteen years of wrestling experience including competing throughout his college career at the highest, Division I level. He has used his wrestling background to quickly transition into a successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor.

    Within only a few weeks of joining Smash, Eli competed in the Jiu-jitsu by the Sea competition and won every match in his division by submission. Eli competed in the Jiu-jitsu by the Bay competition and placed 2nd in his weight class. Two weeks later, he competed in the San Jose Open and placed 1st in his weight class and also took 1st in the Absolute (open weight class) division. Eli then went on to compete in the US Open Championships, with three victories via submission chokes, losing his only match by points in the semi finals, securing third place in a 26 man bracket.

    Eli is eager to pass along all of his knowledge to all who are willing to learn. 


    2011 Jiu-Jitsu by the Sea Champion
    2011 Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Finalist
    2011 San Jose Open Medium Heavyweight Champion
    2011 San Jose Open Absolute Division Champion
    2011 US Open Championships Medium Heavyweight Third place
    2012 American Cup Medium Weight Finalist


We pride ourselves on helping children find success through learning and through character development.

It is our goal to provide your child with a safe and nurturing tutoring enrichment program with an emphasis on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our program operates from school dismissal until 6pm, Monday thru Friday on each regular school day..

Our entire program is carefully planned out and structured so that you can see how step-by-step your child will gain improved self-esteem, behavior, confidence, focus, manners, leadership skills and self-discipline.

HomeworkFun and Productive Daily Activities
Each day your child will participate in:

  • Reading, homework and study time.
  • An intensive Martial Arts class, designed help your child achieve goals and build confidence.
  • An engaging lessons focusing on personal success covering everything from Time Management to Dealing With Bullies and Strangers.
  • Invigorating Exercise and Play time where children are carefully supervised to ensure optimal progression.

Weekly and Monthly Lessons
Your child will receive Character Building lessons that encourage your active involvement in your child's development. Lesson topics include:

  • Making and Keeping Good Friends
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Showing Respect
  • Random Acts of Kindness
  • Personal Safety
  • And much more.

Smash Gyms Tutoring Program will help your child with:

  • Discipline
  • Better Grades
  • Self-Defense
  • Great Exercise
  • Greater Confidence 
  • Improved Focus 
  • Increased Coordination 
  • Fun and Safe Classes

Why Choose Smash Gyms Tutoring Program?

The Tutoring Center was developed at the request of parents wanting an alternative to the typical after care environment. The objective of the Tutoring Martial Arts Program is to create a fun and safe experience every afternoon after school that encourages children to build good relationships, learn martial arts, and demonstrate responsibility by completing their homework assignments.

The children are continuously supervised with adult counselors who provide activity supervision, and Blackbelt Instructors who teach the martial arts classes. All on-site activities are conducted indoors and children are divided into smaller groups at the appropriate times. The daily routine is punctual and organized. Parents can concentrate on their job with the peace of mind that their children are having fun after school, making good use of their time, and staying healthy from the exercise.

Ultimately, the children will become Blackbelt Leaders and role models. The martial arts curriculum is comprehensive. If your child is attending an after care program now, then usually enrolling in our Tutoring Center is more affordable. Instead of paying tuition for after care, at another location, and then paying tuition again for evening martial arts classes, you can have your after school needs and martial arts lessons combined together. Then, evenings can be saved for quality family time and eliminate the stress of having to manage dinner, homework, evening activities, and bed time schedules..

Director - Debbie Kang

Debbie Kang graduated from San Jose State with a Bachelors of Arts and had a successful career as Vice President in Wealth Management Banking. As private banker she received prestigious awards and commemorations from top financial institutions including Merryl Lynch, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley. 

Debbie is now focusing on a lifelong goal of teaching and developing children. Debbie is proud to lead our Smash Gyms Kids Tutoring Program. She is looking forward to working closely with parents and other educators to help the children at Smash reach their academic and athletic potential.


What are others saying?

"This really is a good as it gets. Great kids martial arts instruction. My son has been training here the last few weeks and loves it.He's learning a lot and getting a great workout with each session. He is looking forward to this helping him with his other sports interest (baseball & football). I'm looking forward to it helping with his self-esteem and it already shows since he'e been training at Smash Gyms. We recommend checking out a class to see for yourself." - James Basurto., San Jose

"I'm lovin' that my little girl is so hyped about this stuff!! Good job guys!" - Lynn Evelyn

"My son loves this program! He can not wait to get to the gym and it's helped him in all aspects of his life. The Smash Gyms instructors are amazing with kids!" - Marisol Aguayo 




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"This review is for the Kids Martial Arts and Smash and Bash Bootcamp held at Smash Gyms. I was referred to Smash Gyms by a family member who trains in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class at Smash Gyms. The atmosphere in the gym is very welcoming to all. My son, who is 9 years old, took a liking to the Kids Martial Arts class on the very first day. His confidence, discipline, and knowledge of self defense has rapidly developed since enrolling in this school. He insists that he wants to continue to train daily. The instructors leading the Kids Martial Arts program do an excellent job working with the children. Parents can work out during the kids' class as well. I have taken the Smash and Bash Bootcamp while my son is training. This also is an awesome, challenging, and very convenient class for any parent wanting a great workout while their child is training. The instruction, workouts and gym have been a positive experience. I would recommend that anyone who is interested begin by enrolling in the free week trials offered at Smash Gyms." - Alex R

"Amazing, organized, and fun kids classes. Focuses on kids fitness and technique. Great kettlebell class. The instructor is very experieced and detailed. They also have kickboxing, Krav Maga, jujitsu, Zumba, and bootcamp classes. I can't wait till I can find time to do them all." - M. Kelly

"Generally, I hate walking into gyms for the first time and having to "consult" with pushy sales people trying to get you to buy a membership at their gym before you try it out (ie. Fitness 19, Club One, 24 Hour Fitness). So it was nice to walk into Smash Gyms and not have them try to sell you on multiple types of plans. I was able to try different types of classes first using the Amazon Locals deal. After taking the kickboxing class, I was pretty much sold! The boot camp classes are also pretty awesome. I've been a member now for about a month and managed to lose 15 pounds!! Perks = no more dieting and watching my calories! As for how this compares with other kickboxing gyms, I've only tried one other kickboxing gym (Unlimited MMA in Milpitas). It was okay but I like the atmosphere here better--not as intimidating and the people are nicer. Also, this gym is closer to the freeways, makes it easier to hop on back to the 237 or 101 after working out. If you have any kids, there's a play room area and they also have martial arts classes for kids." - Mary N.

"Smash Gyms offers an excellent Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program with excellent and knowledgeable instructors. Furthermore, the atmosphere is very welcoming, and we learn not only from the instructors but also from each other, as everyone here is willing to help each other out. Definitely the best place to go!
- Thaibinh

Came here for a week trial of unlimited classes! Got to try out kickboxing which was very intense since I had only tried out cardio kickboxing classes before. The instructors were all super helpful anywhere from helping newcomers with the equipment to technique tips. " - Stacey L

"This place rocks! The atmosphere is very friendly and casual, not intimidating at all. People (staff and clients) are friendly and helpful. Walk in the door and Rudy will help you out on what you need to get you started.I tried out the circuit training at noon, kickboxing, and zumba. Circuit training is great workout, small class and personal attention. Zumba is only as good as the instructor, and Raquel is energetic and fun. Kickboxing is pads and mitts, not the kick in the air stuff, good workout, and the instructors walk around to make sure people's forms are correct. Though your workout quality do depend on a decent partner.The only complain I have of this place is no shower, other than that, it's perfect. ." - Viola C.

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