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14436 N Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa, FL 33618
14436 North Dale Mabry HighwayUSFloridaTampa33618
(813) 961-5425evobjjtampa.com
Martial Arts School, Kickboxing School
Martial Arts School
Kickboxing School
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Jujitsu School
Today 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Monday 4:00 – 9:30 pmTuesday 4:00 – 9:30 pmWednesday 4:00 – 9:30 pmThursday 4:00 – 9:30 pmFriday 4:00 – 6:00 pmSaturday 9:00 – 10:00 amSunday Closed
Teaching Mixed Martial Arts in Tampa since 1992. Experienced in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Kickboxing, we are Tampa's Premier School for Self-Defense. Focused on Excellence, Call Today!
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"Martial arts has given me a backbone."
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"It is definately worth it and I would recommend Evolution to anyone."
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"The instructors are very knowledgeable and are willing to help you out."
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Chris Traber
a year ago
Unfortunately, we liked the instructors and our son had a good all-around experience. We have since had a horrible time with them misusing our credit card information. Calls, e-mails and certified letters requesting them to cease and desist have gone unanswered, and despite us not having been to any lessons since last summer they continue to bill our credit card. They have further refused to reply to our credit card company inquiries. So - pay with cash or check.
Rachel Zemetres
2 years ago
I have been at this school for about 4 years and I never want to leave. It is such a great and fun way to get in shape and to learn how to fight. I always get a great total body workout. The instructors are very knowledgeable and are willing to help you out. Professor Cook has such an excellent way of explaining techniques. I highly, highly recommend this school to everyone. Martial arts has given me a backbone. I am able to walk with my head held high from the confidence that I have developed taking martial arts. I was a very quiet and shy person, not willing to stick up for myself. By taking martial arts I have developed a voice, I will not let some one walk over me or take advantage of me in any way. I recommend all women and girls to take martial arts not only to build confidence, but for the self defense, and this school is top notch. If you're only interested in a workout, the cardio kickboxing class is the best I have taken, that will melt the pounds away with a great workout with great music.
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GANT Z
2 years ago
this place is awesome. ryan l cook is an amazing instructor he is passionate and diverse. this is where jiu jitsu is at.
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Isaac Valdez
2 years ago
I've been a student of Prof. Cooks for almost 7 years now and I consider Ryan a close friend. I've only ever experienced from him the highest level of patience and professionalism during my time at Evolution Martial Arts. I've also witnessed on countless occasions him displaying the highest level of patience with others both in a professional and personal setting. Due to my line of work I've also traveled the world way before I fell in love w/BJJ. As a result I've trained at schools everywhere I go. I can say from being on the mat and learning from others that Evolution Martial Arts is one of the nicest places to train and Prof. Cook is one of the kindest instructors around. Let me tell you, I've witnessed other instructors say or do things that made me, as a visitor, never want to come back. And I wasn't the person on the receiving end of the inconsiderate act. I could only imagine how the actual person felt. With that as a reference I've only ever seen Prof Cook display the highest level of respect and consideration to all who enter his school. I too am bothered by recent reviews of a place I consider my 2nd home. Being one of Prof. Cooks highest belts and a regular student in his classes I do not recognize the names of the two who left the reviews. Nor do I remember an episode where anyone was treated w/anything less than complete professionalism. I'm afraid this may be a case of mistaken identity with our school. I do know, from training at several others over the years, that "Evolution" is a very popular name for Martial Arts academies. I encourage you all to look past these two reviews and come out to see for yourself. You will be happy you did. Sincerely, Isaac Valdez BJJ Purple Belt.
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Sandra Vigil
a year ago
My son has been attending this school for about 6-9 months and he loves it. All the instructors have been great with the kids and they learn a lot including discipline and respect. We have been very happy and have spoken with many others whose children have been going here for years.
Jessica Duncan
2 years ago
As a student at Gracie Barra Evolution for almost a year now I can honestly say it has been an amazing experience. For someone who has never had any actual training in martial arts, Evolution is a perfect place to get started. I am now involved with kickboxing, jui-jitsu, and the kardio kickboxing and could not be happier with how I feel and the people I have met. Professor Cook is an awesome instructor. He is extremely supportive and makes sure that everyone understands the material before moving on. Also, if anyone has a question he is more than willing to help. Not only that, the higher belts are also extremely considerate and are willing to help as well. Everyone at the school is respectful to one another and it makes for a terrific learning enviornment and overall sense of teamwork and community. Evolution also provides an excellent place to work-out and build up self-confidence. It is definately worth it and I would recommend Evolution to anyone.
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drew medeiros
2 years ago
I have just completed my first year at this school and I couldn't be happier with my choice. This school accepted me with open arms. Not only did I receive one on one help in my first couple of visits from the professor himself but the other members would go out of their way to help me when I was struggling on a move. Still to this day when I arrive at the gym I'm greeted with smiles and open arms, from brand new members, to long term veterans of the school. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be very intimating to start, so it helps when you find a school like this one that shows understanding and respect towards your desire of wanting to learn such an amazing art form. When I earned my Blue Belt my Facebook wall was flooded with supportive posts from everyone I've had the pleasure of training with. Its that type of bond from my fellow members and teachers that keeps me showing up. Its that type of bond I know anyone else who gives our school a chance will receive.
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Randy Bryant Jr
2 years ago
Top quality teaching with an amazing environment! Everyone is super friendly and open to helping one another. There is definitely a special bond in that place that is awesome! Also a great place for children learn respect, discipline, and sportsmanship.

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Teaching Mixed Martial Arts in Tampa since 1992. Experienced in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Kickboxing, we are Tampa's Premier School for Self-Defense. Focused on Excellence, Call Today!

Evolution Marital Arts
14436 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 961-5425
http://evobjjtampa.com/
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