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Kids Trial Classes

Defensive Edge Martial Arts classes & Fitness classes in Boston’s North Shore town of Wakefield, has been helping Men, Women and Children achieve a healthy and fit lifestyle since 1999.  There’s no better way to get in great shape than our Martial Arts and FightFIT Fitness Classes!

Our Knowledgeable Instructors are passionate about bringing out the best in every student – in every class!

Our Modern Martial Arts Academy, features many of the World’s most powerful Adult Martial Arts and Kids Martial Arts! Including: Adult MMA, Youth MMA, Adult BJJYouth Brazilian Jiu-JitsuAdult Muay Thai, Youth Muay Thai,  Kids KarateAdult Reality Self Defense, and Teen Martial Arts – Defensive Edge in Wakefield Massachusetts has it all!


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Our Martial Arts Classes in Wakefield, MA


martial arts classes for kids

Kids love our Martial Arts because they are a blast! Parents love our classes because they are a safe way for kids to become more confident, focused and respectful.  Our modern curriculum is well rounded to help our young students become ready for any of life’s challenges!


Adult martial arts classes

Defensive Edge offers some of the most popular Martial Arts styles in the World! Our Adult Martial Arts programs will help you get into the best shape of your life, improve your health and give you the confidence you need to succeed both on and off the mat.


FightFIT Fitness Classes

Ignite your metabolism and burn up to 1000 calories with our high intensity fitness classes!  FightFIT is packed with metabolic circuits using dumbbells, kettlebells, Battling Ropes, TRX,  gymnastic rings, Harnesses, and Heavy Bags.  Try a Class Today!


kids karate classesWhether you are experienced in Martial Arts, or you have never tried a class in your life; you will feel comfortable here at Defensive Edge Martial Arts in Wakefield, MA.  We offer fun and exciting Martial Arts Classes for adults and kids in a variety of separate programs.  There is nothing quite like our professional martial arts instructors leading you through a high-energy workout!  Our famous FightFIT classes are designed for functional fitness. Defensive Edge instructors are dedicated to helping every student become their best!  Students learn technical Martial Arts skills, develop ultimate physical fitness and learn priceless self defense skills.

Martial Arts Character

muay thai classes wakefieldRespect, Self-discipline, Humility, Assertiveness, and Character Development are always emphasized in our fun, family friendly martial arts classes. All of our martial arts classes are excellent for gaining overall health and physical fitness that go well beyond an ordinary Fitness Class! Within a short time, our students gain the benefits of improved strength, fitness, weight management, and coordination. Feel the stress melt away in a fun class that will teach you skills that could save your life!

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Our martial arts classes are designed to not only help you dominate in competition but also bring out the best in you mentally and physically!  We learned a long time ago that if people are having fun, they learn much faster.  Our mission is to develop the kindest people that dominate personally, professionally, and physically.  With our World-Class Martial Arts classes for Kids and Adults – You can too!

Latest News

FightFIT Schedule Change!

February 13th, 2018|Comments Off on FightFIT Schedule Change!

Hi Everyone, Effective next week we will no longer be offering a 10am FightFIT class on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The last class will be this Thursday 2/15/18.  The rest of the schedule will be unchanged. [...]

Evening classes cancelled Wed 2/7

February 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Evening classes cancelled Wed 2/7

2/07/2018 Defensive Edge's evening classes will be cancelled due to the snow emergency.  Our student's well being is paramount.  Be safe and warm.  Classes will resume regular schedule tomorrow. Regards, Sensei Rick


January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on ATTN: SNOW STORM

Hello Everyone, In anticipation of potentially being closed for the snow storm coming our way tomorrow, we would like to offer Lil' Dragons the opportunity to come in for class TODAY (Wednesday 1/3/18) 4-4:45pm. We [...]