East Auckland's Best Martial Arts SCHOOL

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Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
in East Auckland

Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes in East Auckland will help your child develop confidence and street smarts that will stay with them for the rest of their lives! Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes for kids in East Auckland teaches them the proper training and form to protect themselves while having TONS of fun!


Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
in East Auckland

Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in East Auckland will transform your physique while crushing your fitness goals, all while you learn useful and practical self-defence skills.


Adult MMA
in East Auckland

Look no further for a friendly atmosphere and a serious workout! Our East Auckland Adult MMA classes will inspire you to become your best while teaching you life-saving skills; all in a fun, friendly community with the best instructors around.


why CHOOSE GroundControl 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 East Auckland. 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.

"I would highly recommend newcomers to come and try it out."

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"Great bunch of people. Welcomed me in and made me feel comfortable straight away. Highly recommend this place for beginners and experienced folk alike "

"Great place! Everybody is always friendly and welcoming."

"Friendly coaches who teach in a way so that students of all skill levels can understand. Informative and honest coaching done in a welcoming atmosphere."

"A great start to boost confidence in kids. 4 sessions on and I could see change in my son."

"Had my first essentials class last night, great chilled atmosphere, awesome people and teachers. I had a great time. I cant wait for the next class."

About our programs

Kids Martial Arts
in East Auckland

East Auckland Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes are the perfect blend of self-defence and FUN! Our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors teach your child how to protect themselves while they learn coordination, focus, discipline, confidence, and perseverance.


Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
in East Auckland

Our East Auckland Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes are no joke! If you're ready to ramp up your fitness like never before, learn real-world self-defence skills and make new friends while you learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, this is the program for you!


Adult MMA
in East Auckland

Learn for yourself why students are raving about our Adult MMA classes in East Auckland! Mixing a killer workout with life-saving self-defence moves, our MMA classes are the FUN fitness that will protect you and those you love, too.


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 East Auckland martial arts classes. Isn’t that the point though? A fun workout that gets results!

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

You will find that your instructors at GroundControl Martial Arts East Auckland are dedicated to helping you on your journey to black belt or whatever your personal goal may be.

We do only have a certain amount of space in our martial arts training area. Take advantage of our limited time offer…The fastest way is to fill in the form. 

Additionally, you can always call us, we would love to chat with you about what we do, and if our East Auckland martial arts classes would be a great fit for you and your family!

Make sure you wear comfortable clothes you can do sport in! Not really suitable to practice kicks in a skirt.😳

Be sure to bring a water bottle to your martial arts classes. You will find GroundControl Martial Arts in East Auckland has martial arts classes for kids and adults that are a great workout and lots of fun! Most students are grinning from ear to ear by the end of the class. We are sure you will be too!

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 ‘ninja-like’ skills! Come see for yourself!

GroundControl Martial Arts

East Auckland

We’re located at 20 Stonedon Drive, East Tamaki, stop by and say hello!