The Marin Dojo, Inc.

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The Marin Dojo, Inc.

Welcome to The Marin Dojo, Inc. a premier martial arts dojo in San Anselmo, California. We’re a high-energy, fun martial arts academy dedicated to self-improvement. Our instructors accommodate our students’ goals on and off the mat. Whether you’re looking for better self-defense skills or spirited competition, you’ll find your place at The Marin Dojo, Inc. Join us on a journey of personal growth through martial arts  and fitness today.

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Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just starting out, our classes cater to all skill levels, providing a supportive environment for growth and success.

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About Us:

The Marin Dojo, Inc. team strives to build athletes who can apply their training towards other activities, school, and life in general.

We use calisthenic exercises which promote improved strength, endurance, flexibility, and coordination. Our training doesn’t stop with physical improvement though. Along with keeping our bodies in shape, martial arts training builds character, family values, and a successful lifestyle. We work both individually and collaboratively to motivate our students and let them grow at their own pace. The Marin Dojo, Inc. takes pride in providing top-quality martial arts classes, meditation, and Mat Chats all within one safe learning environment.

Our History:

As an amateur boxing trainer, owner Phil DesRosiers joined his first martial arts studio in 1987.

He began working with world champions and since then, Professor DesRosiers has trained in American Kenpo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Modern Arnis, Cho La Fut Kung Fu, Tai Chi and American Kickboxing under the guidance of Senior Grandmaster Rick Alemany. He discovered a need for martial arts classes in San Anselmo that utilized modern training methods. Professor DesRosiers’s passion led him to open the doors to The Marin Dojo, Inc. on November 1, 2009. Here, he created a unique environment that valued life skills and character alongside physical martial arts techniques.

Today The Marin Dojo, Inc. fosters a culture of respect and safety while training martial arts. After all these years, Professor DesRosiers continues to carry out his passion of making a positive impact on the community. Whether it’s helping students gain confidence or resilience, The Marin Dojo, Inc. helps you become your best self.

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Why Martial Arts Are Important

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The Marin Dojo, Inc. community offers a fun, friendly environment that welcomes all individuals. We’re high-energy and share a passion for self-improvement.

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We use the dojo as a way to stay active and improve character. Our focus isn’t brute force or competition, but being the best version of ourselves.

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Our training will condition your body for various activities and traditional sports. You’ll have increased energy and mobility.

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The Marin Dojo, Inc. emphasizes the importance of building character throughout our dojo. We build virtuous students with respect, humility, and passion.

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Whether you are a beginner or an experienced competitor, you’ll face challenges on and off the mat. Our instructors will help you overcome obstacles in order to become stronger.

Slow is smooth, smooth is fast!

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Looking for self defense classes in San Anselmo? The Marin Dojo, Inc. is the place for you, with our wide variety of martial arts classes for all ages including Tai Chi, Tactical Kenpo, kickboxing and more. We invite nearby communities including Ross, San Rafael, and beyond to join us around the corner from the Comforts Restaurant!

The Marin Dojo, Inc.

9 Ross Avenue, San Anselmo, CA 94960, Marin County, USA

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