Metro Karate & Jiu Jitsu Academy  952-937-0020

Welcome Metro Karate & Jiu Jitsu Academy of Eden Prairie

Since 1990, Metro Karate & Jiu Jitsu Academy (MKJA) has been providing the best in Karate instruction in the Eden Prairie, MN area.

Our kids little Dragons program is second to none. Today our children need exercise more than ever and what better way to get them this exercise and good health than through movement with Karate! Nowhere else will you find a program that teaches your kids the meaning of words like "Respect", Team Work, Patience, Humility, Discipline and Forgiveness.

If it is the adult program you are looking for? Learn real world self defense applications from the experts and get in the best shape of your life to boot! Thanks to your support we are growing and adding to our already extensive class offerings! continue reading to see our new program partnerships we have to offer! Stop by and visit us if you are in the Eden Prairie and surrounding areas.

Gracie Certified Training Center

Hear what Rener and Ryron Gracie have to say About us!

Since January 2012 we have been teaching Gracie Jiu Jitsu as the only certified Training Center in the southwest metro!

Build your confidence with Gracie Jiu Jitsu training classes from Metro Karate & Jiu Jitsu Academy of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. We are the only Gracie certified Jiu Jitsu school in all of the Southwestern Twin Cities area.

Martial Arts

We offer a friendly atmosphere and small class size that focuses on every student’s progression in the shortest amount of time. Discover the confidence that comes with learning the art of self-defense. By joining our program you gain access to tools that no other Jiu Jitsu school in the southwest metro can offer, benefits like:

Martial Arts Today

1. Free online access to streaming video detailing all moves in the combative system of study through All instructional video is given by Rener and Ryron Gracie. Use this access to review past learned techniques, watch new techniques in preparation for an upcoming class, or to study for a belt test.

2. Free Training at Any Gracie CTC: As long as you are a student that is actively enrolled at the Academy (or at any CTC for that matter) you qualify to train at any other CTC for free, and since we have CTCs all over the world, if you travel for business or pleasure, you can drop in and participate in a class at no charge. When you return, they will notify us of what classes you did (GC #12 for example) and we will give you credit on your card for that class! Go to to see where all the CTC's are.

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