MKG Madison Adult Martial Art Programs

MKG Madison offers one of the most diverse adult martial arts experiences in the Madison Area. We have classes for every fitness and experience level, from the beginner to the seasoned veteran. There 3 different adult programs and each program is offers unique training opportunities. Foundations & Fitness Program - MKG’s Signature Martial Art Method – THE PHASE PROGRAM - Focus Classes. Our programs are designed to help you to focus on your personal goals. Whether you are looking to get into better shape, blow off some steam from work, learn how to protect yourself & your family. MKG Madison can help you get there.

This may be the most fun you will have doing serious martial arts!

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Foundations and Fitness Classes

Classes that are great of any experience level, BUT specifically designed for new members to develop fundamental concepts and techniques that will help them build confidence on the their new martial art journey.

Kickboxing Essentials

Monday / Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Looking for a quick and great workout?
Kickboxing Essentials is for you!  In this class, students will learn how to correctly perform techniques from several different striking styles (Muay Thai, Jun Fan Kickboxing, Panantukan to mention a few). Learning the correct way that will keep you injury-free while you work hard and get in shape! During this class, you will also become a great training partner by learning how to safely and effectively use many different types of training equipment.  You will sweat and smile throughout the entire class. Check it out!

Stick To It Fitness

Tuesday / Thursday at 5:00 pm  & Saturday at 10:15 am

This 45 min class uses fundamental concepts from the Filipino Martial Arts or Kali to develop and improve your overall physical fitness, improve balance and coordination and also help to improve cognitive function of the brain. The double stick drills of Kali have been proven to stimulate both hemispheres of the brain by having a heavy emphasis on bilateral motion, or using both sides of the body!

MKG Signature Martial Art Method - The Phase Program

THE PHASE PROGRAM is MKG International’s Signature Integrated Martial Art Method. Classes are fun and high-energy. You will improve your fitness, self-discipline, coordination and self defense capabilities while you relieve stress and develop a cultural appreciation. The Phase program introduces you to many perspectives of martial art, such as; Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kali -Panantukan, Kali – Weaponry, Grappling (BJJ and CSW), Silat and Jun Fan/JKD Concepts. You will learn how each art is different and more importantly how they work together.

MKG Phase 1

Tuesday and Thursdays at 5:45 pm

Phase One is our most popular class and is the foundation of the MKG Method.  Muay Thai, JKD Kickboxing, and Filipino Weaponry and Mobility are cross-trained, with a heavy emphasis on developing quality body mechanics, basic self defense tools, and solid cardio conditioning. These attributes are essential for developing a well-rounded foundation to any martial art training.

MKG Phase 2

Tuesday and Thursday at 7:00 pm

(Passing Phase 1 tests 1-3 are required to join this class)

Basic grappling, weapon defense, and close-range tactics are added to your Phase One foundation. These concepts will further your ability to internalize and implement your art as needed. In addition to expanding your understanding of the arts you are introduced to in Phase One, you will learn elements of Panantukan, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Shoot Wrestling, Combat Submission Wrestling, Indonesian Silat, and Wing Chun Kung Fu. Exciting and challenging, this class is a group favorite.

Focus Classes

Focus Classes are classes that allow the student to dive deeper into a specific area of study. Students will learn more about the culture and context in which each of these arts were created and developed.
Panantukan - Filipino Boxing

Monday at 6 pm (60 mins)

Panantukan is an empty hands aspect of the Filipino Martial Arts and is at its core a boxing art.  It is different from the Western boxing that most are familiar with. In Panantukan you use every part of you body as a tool to strike just about every part of the opponents body.

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Kali/Escrima/Arnis (Filipino Weaponry)

Mondays at 7 pm (60 mins)

The Filipino weaponry training covers a wide spectrum featuring impact weapons (such as a sticks) edged weapons(blade and knives) as well as flexible weapons and weapons of opportunity.

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Jun Fan / Jeet Kune Do Concepts

Wednesday at 6 pm (60 mins)

The Jun Fan \  JKD Concepts explores the art that Bruce Lee left behind. This class will expose you to training exercises and drills that will enable you to understand an opponent’s energy.  Joint manipulations, traps, sweeps, strikes and an awareness of each range are the elements that favor the trained JKD practitioner.

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Muay Thai - Thai Boxing

Wednesday at 7 pm (60 mins)

Muay Thai – Thai Boxing is the National Sport of Thailand. Muay Thai fighters have been called “Kings of the Ring”. They may strike any part of the body with kicks, knees, punches and elbows. These classes can be easy for the beginning students, yet challenging enough for even the seasoned athlete.

MKG Mixed Grappling

Classe Suspended until Fall of 2019

MKG's Mixed Grappling class cover concepts and elements of martial art that deal with a connection at the close range. You will learn techniques from standing positions to takedown/throws to ground control, submission, and escapes.

This class a great addition to help your development as a well rounded martial artist and you will also get a great workout.

If you would like to Stop and See what all the excitement is about.

We would be happy to take you on a tour of our facility and answer any questions you may have!


MKG Madison is a community the strives to guide and support the individual in their journey.
Using martial arts as a tool for Personal Discovery, Personal Development and Personal Expression. 
MKG International Martial Arts Madison - 4614 Femrite Drive, Madison, WI. 53716
Phone: (608)222-0377 - Email:


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