Martial Arts - 2017 Winners

Published Sep 19, 2017

There's more to Martial Arts than learning how to kick. It's about growth and respect. Who's the best?

2017 Winner

1. School of Oom Yung Doe

Voters Love

"Oom Yung Doe is incredible. I've always been a scrawny kid with really low energy seeing little point in lifes activities..."  via Ian R.

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Multiple Locations
2017 Runner-Up

2. Shobu Aikido

Voters Love

"Aikido is sometimes derided as unrealistic. Shobu's Geason Sensei (7th dan master) is teaching rigorous traditional aikido..."  via Michael W.

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34 Allen St Somerville MA 02143
2017 Finalist

3. YMAA Boston

Voters Love

"When a man dedicates a lifetime of learning to martial arts and taught by a legend, you listen."  via Bj R.

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5 Basile Street Roslindale MA 02131
2017 Finalist

4. Theodorou Academy of Jiu Jitsu

Voters Love

"I visited Boston on a training course for a couple of weeks and while I was there I worked out at TAJ every day. Sensei..."  via Michael T.

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201 Arlington Street Watertown MA 02472
2017 Finalist

5. Sityodtong Muay Thai Academy

Voters Love

"This place changed my life. Great atmosphere, great staff, world class training. If you are a muay thai enthusiast this is..."  via Michael G.

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100 Broadway Somerville MA 02145
Contest Overview
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The 2017 Boston A-List awards are based on more than 32,000 votes from local Boston-area experts.

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