Learn Martial Arts In The

Comfort Of Your Own Home

At the Global Martial Arts University (GMAU), we believe everyone should have access to the training they need
to protect and better themselves. That's why we built a better, proven way to learn martial arts.

  •  Your choice of style in the convenience of your home, across your devices
  • Achieve real rank at your own pace with one-on-one instructor feedback
  • All at the fraction of the cost of practicing at a traditional studio.

Take advantage of this opportunity to protect yourself and the ones you love with
our no-commitment FREE beginner's course!

             Normally a $127 value                                                                                                                                         Daniel Pesado (student Since 2016)

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Core Benefits

Train Wherever, Whenever

With the Global Martial Arts learning platform you can train wherever you want, across your favorite devices and at times that work best for you.

Fraction of the Cost of a Tradition Studio

Traditional classes at martial-arts studios can cost hundreds of dollars a month. With GMAU you'll have everything you need to learn your favorite martial art for as little as $39/month. Save thousands on your path to blackbelt!

Learn Martial Arts At Home

We custom tailor the learning process for you to learn in the comfort of your own home. No more having to rush to get to a class or being one in a crowd. Your journey to mastery is yours. We focus on you by providing exclusive, one-on-one instructor feedback.

Sarah Hill (student since 2012)

Ready for a Stronger

and Safer You?

Any martial-arts style you choose will help you feel more physically grounded and stable. Learning martial arts is an extremely rewarding journey that we want to support you through. Take advantage of our special offer -- try a martial art through a free beginner’s course! It will start you on your journey to becoming a master.

Normally a $127 value

100% Satisfaction Guarantee with
Our Proven Process

Step by step, we guide you from Grasshopper to Sensei.

Easy to use Portal and Progress Tracking

Follow along to video courses on your computer or mobile device anywhere, anytime. Learn your favorite martial art through in-depth classes, with clear progress markers and tips & tricks to turn you into a ninja in no time!

Get the Feedback you need to Progress

We’re dedicated to helping you on your journey to better health, powerful self-defense, and mastering your favorite style. Our world-class instructors take time to give you personalized, detailed feedback so you can improve your skills and get the mentorship you want.

Earn Real Rank and Hit Clear Milestones

Our instructors are fully accredited and able to supply you with real ranking as you progress in your martial art. You’ll reach clear milestones to becoming a master while increasing your strength and being part of our online community.

ABOUT US

Take a moment to learn about our university and our proven, unique way of
teaching you martial arts in the convenience of your home.

Helping You be Your Best

At GMAU, we’re on a constant quest to improve our courses, instruction, website, and experience for you. We only exist to help you reach your goals.

The GMAU is the Golden Standard for At-Home Martial Arts Instruction

We’ve been working with global distance-training students since 2008. This has led us to create cutting-edge home-study courses that truly work. We hold our instructors, courses, and student support to the highest standard so you receive the best training experience possible.

Rank Earned is Internationally Accredited and Recognized

The Global Martial Arts Association, member instructors, and affiliated schools back your rank and certification.

Rank is Earned, Not Given

We uphold the same standards (if not higher) for our online home-study students.

Rank is recognized by the Global Martial Arts Association, which is an internationally accredited organization of martial-arts instructors.

Spread Abundance by Doing Martial Arts

We believe in serving and spreading abundance for the best and highest good of all.

The Abundance Projects

Each month, a significant portion of our proceeds go to our positive-action initiative, The Abundance Projects.

The primary goal is to motivate martial artists to become leaders in their community and create “abundance projects” that are based in the mindset of prosperity rather than lack or disparity.

Access Your Free Beginner's

Course and Start Today!

Normally a $127 value

Our Courses

All GMAU martial-arts courses include in-depth training videos that take you from White to Black Belt. They feature anywhere access, instructor support, and an easy-to-follow training path for home-study success. And new classes are added to each course every month!

How it Works

The first online martial-arts university of its kind, since 2008.

Our Instructors

The GLOBAL MARTIAL ARTS UNIVERSITY instructors have taught thousands of classes in their own academies. They also have many years of experience working with distance-training students through our unique and highly effective blend of online instruction, communication, feedback, guidance, and motivation.

Adam Gerrald

Taekwondo & Nunchaku

About Adam

Adam Gerrald loves training and sharing his passion of martial arts. He holds a 3rd dan certified Kukkiwon black belt in Taekwondo. He also holds a black belt in Marine Corps Martial Arts, a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a brown chevron in Ultimate Bo, and has experience in other arts such as Capoeira and Filipino Martial Arts.

Jonas Bieri

Shotokan Karate

About Jonas

Jonas Bieri currently holds a 1st Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate. He has been training Karate and Goshindo Jiu Jitsu for five years, and still loves to find new aspects of the arts to dive in, explore, optimize and teach to his students. He is also a senior web and database developer, and lives with his wife and two kids in Basel, Switzerland.

Nathan Douglas

Ultimate Bo

About Nathan

Nathan Douglas holds a 3rd dan Kukkiwon black belt. He has been training in Taekwondo since 1998, he also holds a black chevron in Ultimate Bo. Nathan has been a martial arts teacher since 2012- teaching taekwondo and bojutsu in a local academy. Nathan lives with his wife Sarah and kids Tailynn and Jake in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Ismael Rico

Taekwondo

About Ismael

Ismail Rico has trained in Taekwondo for most of his life, and has instructed professionally for the last 8 years. He holds a 4th dan certified Kukkiwon black belt in TKD.

Michael Hodge

CMAT & Ultimate Bo

About Michael

Michael Hodge is the founder of the weapons style Ultimate Bo. Michael has been studying the martial arts since age seven and has earned a 3rd degree black belt in shotokan karate and song moo kwan. He has taught thousands of classes as an instructor in his own dojo, and his father’s dojo in the last 10 years, and now currently works with his home study students from around the globe. His goal is to help others reach their full potential.

Jon Hodge

Shotokan Karate

About Jon

Jon Hodge currently holds the rank of 6th dan black belt in shotokan karate and song moo kwan. He has taught martial arts for nearly 20 years. Over the years Master Hodge has studied many different forms of martial arts and is also a Master Chi Kung and Tai Chi instructor. Master Hodge is well known as a teacher of self defense, self discipline, and most importantly to him – self improvement.

Dustin Koppel

CMAT (Krav Maga)
& Krav Maga

About Dustin

Dustin Koppel has been involved in the martial arts for more than a decade now, and teaching for 8 years. He began with Krav Maga and Muay Thai Kickboxing. Two years later he got involved with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. As a competitor, he has won kickboxing championships in the light and super heavyweight categories. Currently, he runs a top martial arts school in Tennessee, along with training his global Krav Maga distance training students

Michael South

Krav Maga

About Michael

Michael South is a black belt Krav Maga instructor and has been a student of the martial arts for over ten years. He also holds black belts in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido. He began teaching martial arts professionally eight years ago and is the founder of National Martial Arts, an Oklahoma-based martial arts organization dedicated to making the world a better and safer place. He specializes in Krav Maga instruction and is an avid student of BJJ at the moment, as well as a competitor.

Sarah Hill

Shotokan Karate

About Sarah

Sarah has a black belt in Shotokan Karate and is also an active student of Ultimate Bo. She is also a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Youth Exercise Specialist. Sarah is a mother of five who loves spending time with her family, training in the martial arts, running, weight lifting, travel, and adventure in general.

Nick Vasallo

Muay Thai

About Nick

Since 2003, Nick Vasallo has trained in Aikido, Karate, Taekwondo, Kickboxing, Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Krav Maga. He has won tournament medals, and also competed in unsanctioned bouts. He teaches Muay Thai locally in the Bay Area and created the GMAU Muay Thai program. Coach Nick is also a college professor of music, married with two kids, composes/sings/plays guitar in two bands (Antagony and Oblivion), and owns WeNeedMerch.com - a custom apparel company.

Weston Titus

Combat Strong

About Weston

Weston has a lifelong passion for health and movement, he has earned his Bachelor's and Master's degree in kinesiology (the study of human movement) and is currently workout on his PhD. While not filming Combat Strong Weston is a professor at a local collage and coaches group fitness classes. He spends his free time finding new events or races to challenge his body and mind. Weston truly likes helping people learn and reach their goals.  

Seth Sullivan

Shotokan Karate

About Seth

Seth Sullivan is a 3rd Dan blackbelt in Shotokan Karate. He has been training in Shotokan for over 15 years. He is a family man, married, and with children and has been in Christian ministry for over 14 years. His attitude is that no matter our belt level or years experience, we are all still students. He encourages all students to ask questions, to continue to train, and to always remember to enjoy the journey of becoming a great martial artist!

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Course and Start Today!

Normally a $127 value

What Our Students

are Saying...

Training in Total Krav Maga has really opened my eyes to a new love. It’s so simple yet so technical. I can’t get enough of it and I already train for 6 hours a week! All the videos are done very well and it’s great to know that an instructor is just an e-mail away

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David Wright
Krav Maga Student

With Ultimate Bo, I can train whenever I find it convenient—early mornings, after the children are put asleep—anytime. It also saves me travel time to the dojo in city traffic, which means I can invest more time in training. I find Ultimate Bo’s methodology clear and easy to follow, and it is more than just learning self-defense; the techniques, when put together into a full kata form, create a graceful form of art, not to mention a rigorous workout, particularly when performed in rapid succession.

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John Balouziyeh
Ultimate Bo Student

The training material is good, the exams aren’t easy…you really need to earn a rank/belt. It is no fake MCdojo :). I can train where and whenever I have the time. I just took the yellow belt exam and received a 25 minute long personal video from Sensei Jon reviewing my material.

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Laurens van der Sande
Shotokan Karate Student

Contact Us

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Ready for a Stronger

 and Safer You?

Any martial-arts style you choose will help you feel more physically grounded and stable. Learning martial arts is an extremely rewarding journey that we want to support you through. Take advantage of our special offer -- try a martial art through a free beginner’s course! It will start you on your journey to becoming a master.

Normally a $127 value

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