MARTIAL ARTS FOR BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULTS!

NorthEast ohio's premier mixed martial arts training facility

First class coaching & fitness for all skill levels. Find out why people of all ages turn to Vanyo Martial Arts for their mixed martial arts training. Discover how to maximize potential and accelerate development.

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Preschool Martial Arts (Ages 3-6)
Kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling & Boxing

The perfect blend of building gross motor skills and having fun! Our preschool martial arts program gives your little one the tools they need to prepare for school and life.

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Kids Muay Thai Kickboxing
(Ages 7-12)

The ultimate tech alternative that gets kids active and engaged- and helps them feel confident. Our kids Muay Thai Kickboxing program focuses on the striking aspect of self defense. It will give your child the tools they need to protect themselves and be confident, but it also equips them with incredible life skills like focus, discipline, respect, and more! Watch them improve in school, too!

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Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
(Ages 7-12)

The ultimate tech alternative that gets kids active and engaged- and helps them feel confident. Our kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program focuses on the grappling aspect of self defense. It will give your child the tools they need to protect themselves and be confident, but it also equips them with incredible life skills like focus, discipline, respect, and more! Watch them improve in school, too!

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Teen Muay Thai Kickboxing


Our Teen Muay Thai Kickboxing program focuses on the striking aspect of self defense. It will give your teen the tools they need to protect themselves and be confident, but it also equips them with incredible life skills like focus, discipline, respect, and more!

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Adult Muay Thai Kickboxing

Transform your entire body into a striking machine, while learning a skill set that could save your life. Muay Thai Kickboxing is an excellent discipline for self-defense and confidence.

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Teen Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (NO GI)

Our Teen Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes will help boost your teen's focus and their self-esteem! Your teen will gain mentorship and life-saving skills from our teen Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors, all while learning self defense skills that will stay with them for life.

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Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (NO GI)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will transform your physique while crushing your fitness goals, all while you learn useful and practical self-defense skills. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu offers you the opportunity to overcome your fears and discover what you are truly capable of.

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Teen MMA

Take your martial arts training to the next level by combining different styles to create the ultimate athlete. Meet new friends and train in a positive environment all while having a great time. No more boring workouts!

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Adult MMA

Take your martial arts training to the next level by combining different styles to create the ultimate athlete. Our classes will inspire you to become your best while training in a positive environment with the best instructors around.

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Teen & Adult Wrestling

Most fights end up on the ground. Wrestling is the transition between striking and grappling, there for its one of the most important forms of self-defense. In our wrestling classes, you’ll master this powerful art while getting into great shape.

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why CHOOSE Vanyo Martial Arts?

Since we’ve opened, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members in Northeast Ohio. We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.

We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life.

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"All coaches and members are very polite, friendly and supportive. Additionally, the coaches are also very patient when asked for assistance in understanding something better."

"After our first visit! We are super excited to see where this takes them. They were so pumped after just one class! Yay!"

"Coach David Barnes has many years of experience in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He works patiently with each student to help them progress."

"Super knowledgeable, terrific representation of a true champion mindset! Humble, respectful, but viscous in the ring! 10/5 stars!"

"They have an awesome curriculum and the instructors are patient and know each child well. Class sizes are perfect."

"I have known Master Vanyo for many years. Not only is his a great friend but a great Martial Artist!"

"My kids have been at Vanyo Mixed Martial Arts for over a year now and we have witnessed such an increase of confidence, strength and discipline since coming here."

Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers about our Martial Arts Programs

We find that our students become more confident to stand up to bullies and have more humility and kindness to others through their martial arts lessons.

We encourage parents to watch their children in their kids martial arts lessons. We love parents getting involved! And so do their kids.  Even better… join into some of our martial arts classes for adults. Your kids will love that you have something in common. It will build a strong family bond!

Additionally, if you wanted some ‘me-time’?  Simply drop them off, and go grab a coffee.  They will greet you with a huge smile when you return, because they had SO much fun!

No, not at all! We find that people start at varying fitness levels. But, you will find that you do get fit by doing our Strongsville martial arts classes. Isn’t that the point though? A fun workout that gets results!

Truthfully, the journey to black band or black belt is an individual one. Everyone can progress at a different pace. There is no judgement on students for how long it does take. What we can tell you, is that it is SO WORTHWHILE! 

The self defense skills you will master can truly be life-saving!
However, the other benefits of striving for black band or black belt, like perseverance, never giving up, commitment and self discipline lead to life-long success.

You will find that your instructors are dedicated to helping you on your journey to back band / black belt or whatever your personal goal may be.

Make sure you wear comfortable clothes you can do sport in!

Be sure to bring a water bottle to your martial arts classes.

Not at all. In fact, many students starting in our adult martial arts classes would describe themselves like that before they started. So you will fit right in!

Give yourself some time, and you will be astounded at how much you improve!  You’ll find that our very experienced martial arts instructors, are trained to keep their teaching simple. So even the most uncoordinated person will develop skills! Come see for yourself!

Vanyo Martial Arts

Strongsville

We’re located at 19654 W. 130th St, stop by and say hello!