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Santa Barbara’s Premier Training Academy

At Martial Arts Family Fitness, we are committed to building strong bodies, disciplined minds, and resilient spirits through quality martial arts & fitness programs.

Our Programs

Martial Arts

Gain solid self defense skills with Dynamic Circle Hapkido

Fitness Kickboxing

Burn fat and gain muscle with our award winning KUT Kickboxing program!

Camps & Kids Fun

Drop your kids off where they’ll have a ton of fun in a structured environment.

Kids’ Martial Arts

Watch your child begin to love discipline and respect while learning self defense.

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Grandmaster Dave
Grandmaster DaveCo-founder/Instructor

Grandmaster Dave holds a 9th Dan Black Belt in Hapkido and a 7th Dan in Taekwondo and was awarded the Golden Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001 by the World Karate Union Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

Master Mel
Master MelCo-founder/Instructor

Master Mel received her Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology, is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and Personal Fitness Trainer. She developed an award-winning fitness program called KUT (kickboxers ultimate training), and is creator of Clean KUT Nutrition (CleanKUT.com).

Master Austin
Master AustinMartial Arts & Fitness Instructor

Master Austin is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Hapkido, and the father of 3 daughters who are all training as well.  Master Austin has been teaching and training for over 20 years under his step-father Grandmaster Dave and is working hard to continue the legacy.

“I’ve tried other workouts where there was nothing that kept me coming back, and I always left feeling discouraged.  Now at MAFF, I’m excited to come in and workout.  I love it here!”
Christie Fox

“I am so thankful for the wonderful instructors at MAFF for all they teach my 7 year old son in the Dragons program.”

Adrienne Rutland

“Life is way too short not to share it with everyone.  That’s why I’m at MAFF! Great friends, great fitness, great martial arts.  We got it all here!!”

Martin Brown

“I have finally found a workout that I not only enjoy, but that I crave. I am completely addicted!”

Renee Takis



Select The Program That Works For You

With A Variety of programs, there’s something for everyone