409 Columbia Rd. Ste 90, Hanover, Massachusetts 02339

Hannover's Premier Martial Arts School

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Kids Karate

From our Little Samurai program for 3-4 year olds and our pee-wee karate classes for 5-7 year olds, to our Karate for kids age 8-15 and even our advanced Karate classes for older teens, Thurston's offers a kids Karate class that's perfectly suited to your child's age and abilities.

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Adult Karate

When you take Adult Karate classes at Thurston's MMA, you'll have a blast as you learn to chop, kick and punch your way to perfect health! As you progress with each new class, you'll notice the benefits of adult Karate classes beginning to take hold.

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Krav Maga

When you choose to take Krav Maga classes at Thurston Martial Arts, you'll learn the most effective self-defense system you could every learn, all while you enjoy an incredible workout that will leave you stronger, chiseled and more fit than you've ever been in your entire life!

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


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Womens Kickboxing Fitness

With our Kickboxing Fitness classes, you'll kick and punch your way to a gorgeous, head-turning body in a matter of a few short weeks, all while learning the best self defense techniques for women you could ever want to know!

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Hiedi L.

What an awesome place to train! The instructors are incredibly knowledgeable and motivating, and you will never leave a class without dripping in sweat. Not only is this physical exercise, it's mental...

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Erika N.

I've been with this academy for almost 4 years now and I have nothing but positive things to say. The owners, instructors and students create such an inviting aura, that you feel motivated and inspire...

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Hannah P.

I've been at Thurston for a little over a year now and I cannot imagine my life without it!! Alison is an amazing instructor who cares for her students as well as kicks your butt!! Kickboxing is not o...

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Billy B.

You won't find a better place to train than Thurston Martial Arts! All their programs are amazing and will help you transform into a more disciplined, knowledgeable, spiritual, and physical you. I lov...

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Amanda F.

This place is great! I can't say enough about how much this place has helped me be mentally and physically stronger. Kickboxing with Alison and fight night with Joe have seriously changed my life for ...

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Learn About the Services Thurston Martial Arts Offers

  • Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Confidence & Self-Esteem

    There are a wealth of benefits that come from healthy self-confidence from helping you manage fears and maintain a positive mental attitude. Train with us and you'll discover there is no better way to build your confidence then with the Martial Arts.

  • Discipline & Self-Control

    Discipline & Self-Control

    With self-discipline comes all kinds of beneficial improvements to your life including advanced focus, new found respect, better health & fitness along with having an easier time at work or school. The bedrock of Martial Arts is founded on teaching discipline and self-control to its students.

  • Self-Defense


    Knowledge of Self-Defense produces advantages far beyond looking cool and hoisting trophies. With these skills you'll learn to defend yourself in a variety of situations, whether life-threatening or you're being bullied in school. Not only that, but you'll gain the confidence to use - or not use - these skills to keep you and your family safe.

  • New Friends & Mentors

    New Friends & Mentors

    Our team is dedicated to your success. Whether that means pushing you to your limits, being a friend in a time of need or spending extra time to show you a technique you're struggling with, our community is here to make you feel comfortable and safe while having fun and learning effective techniques.

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