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Cutting Edge Martial Arts was created out of strong passion, focused vision and a ceaseless commitment to making learning easy and accessible. Since opening in 2011, we’ve had the opportunity to help countless students acquire practical self-defense skills, achieve and maintain high levels of fitness, and confidently move forward on their learning journeys.

Serving Bozeman, Big Sky, and Belgrade for over a decade, we provide a wide range of class to support students from all backgrounds and levels. Contact us with questions or to learn more!

Woman doing Self Defense


At Cutting Edge Martial Arts, we offer a mixture of modern, practical self-defense focused martial arts techniques from BJJ, Muay Thai, Krav Maga, Taekwondo, and more. Balance with traditional Taekwondo forms and Karate weapons kata. Add a touch of softer "internal" martial arts training for relaxation, centering, and body awareness from Tai Chi, Baqua, Aikido, and Qigong.

Self-defense is more than just combatives, however, so students will learn a practical array of critical skills and tactics from the "5 Self-Defense Martial Arts": Eyekowndo, Run Fu, Verbal Judo, Grappling, and Striking

Through training, students and parents quickly see better fitness and strength, reduced stress, depression, and anxiety, increased confidence, focus, self-discipline, and motivation.

Everyone is welcome: new students to multi-black-belts, Kindergarteners to retirees. We don't discriminate for any reason: all ethnicities, income levels(scholarships available), genders, political and religious affiliations are welcome.

Share our goal of being a better person every time you leave the mat and you'll fit right in!

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Tai Chi Practice
Karate Belt
Karate Practice
Kendo Battle
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