What is Kinder Kicks?

Kinder Kicks is a one-of-a-kind martial arts and leadership program for youth ages 4 and under. Combining functional movement with character-based stories and learning times, this program is fun for kids and adult family members who participate with them.

Kinder Kicks is ONLY available in Gainesville at Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, your hometown dojo.


Classes and Times 


Parents with infants, this class is for you! Enjoy a “mommy-and-me” style class with balance development and fun for baby, with a workout for you!

Classes are Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.


For ages 18-36 months, this is a great introductory movement class that combines listening skills with martial arts games. Your child will love taking class with you!

Classes are Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.


Our Leadership Lion class offers leadership development for your 3 or 4 year old, as well as “pre-martial arts” training. We’ll use basic exercises from karate and jiu jitsu to give your child a great activity-based workout.

Classes are Mondays at 4:30 p.m.


The Details

Kinder Kicks memberships are ONLY $49/month for each child, and include one 1-hour class per week. (No charge for parents or guardians). Classes are taught by academy co-owner and experienced educator Carly Barnes Dodd.

Next Step: Schedule a free call or tour today!