Welcome to Collette Martial Arts


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About Us

Who are the people of Collette Martial Arts?


What They Say About Us

“This is an awesome place!! Our 10 year old started, but now my husband and 4 year old have joined! This is a passion for the instructors not a job, which makes the classes so much more personal!! By far the best martial arts center I’ve been in!”

Vanessa Suddarth-Huntsman

Students Mom

“Awesome place. Top notch instruction. Very family friendly environment.”

Todd Snelbaker


“This place is amazing. Affordable, family friendly, we love it here. Highly recommend this place!

Jessica Statzer Stepbach

Students Wife

These days, martial arts are something that everyone should know. With crime at an all time high, even here in Gallatin, knowing how to defend yourself is essential. For the children, martial arts can mean a lot of things. Martial arts is great for adults to know and practice, it is also a great way for children to stay in shape and learn how to defend themselves from attackers.

Although martial arts can teach children how to defend themselves, it will also teach them self control and self confidence as well. If your child has a bad temper or low self esteem, learning a martial art can actually help them to get back on the right path. Martial arts will help children with life in general – which will take them a lot farther in life.

The first thing you will need to do when getting your child involved in martial arts is pick a style that they will enjoy. With several different styles to choose from, it can be a very difficult choice to make. Among the most popular for children are Kenpo, Kajukenbo, Karate, Taekwondo, Judo, Muay Thai, and Jiu-Jitsu (Jujitsu). When making the decision, you should go by what your child has interests in, such as punching and kicking, or ground grappling and submission.

Once you have a style in mind, you’ll need to start checking out the local martial arts centers and dojo’s. As surprising as it is to some, our town actually has quite a bit to offer. Even though Collette Martial Arts is not the only thing going, we suggest you do some reasearch, google or bing martial arts, karate, or kenpo for kids in Gallatin, and you will find several options.

When you decide to enroll your child in martial arts, you should always check out the dojo or classes first. You don’t want your child to be in a class that isn’t goal focused, nor do you want them to have a teacher who doesn’t know what he is teaching. The environment is also important, as you want to be sure that the dojo and equipment are clean, and that everything is up to the latest and greatest standards.

Even though a martial art may be beneficial to your child, it won’t do them any good unless the facilities and the instructors are good. You want to make sure you get the best available to you, which is why it always pays to look around. If you look at all of your available choices, you’ll normally be able to find the best for both you and your child.

Make sure when you pick your kids karate class, that you can pop in to observe (never trust a school that won’t let you watch). See if they will let you take a free class (again, no free class for the kids martial arts, you gotta wonder what they are hiding) – then make a decision.

When it comes to children and their future, martial arts is a great way for them to start. Martial arts can help them improve in many different areas, not just self defense. A martial art can help a child develop a lot of essential areas, including self control and responsibility. The longer a child studies a martial art, the more goal oriented and responsible they will become. Martial arts are a great investment for parents and children – which is why they are so very popular.

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