Maximum Martial Arts provides the most exciting and innovative program YOU and YOUR child will ever experience in the area of child development. Your child will have FUN, while learning respect, responsibility, confidence, self-control, perseverance, indomitable spirit and self-discipline. If you are a parent searching for ways to counterbalance the negative messages bombarding your children from television and other forms of pop culture, search no further! You will be amazed by the level of martial arts ability and confidence your child can achieve at this age. The confidence and discipline your child develops now will stick with them for life, and they will become unstoppable in everything they do! Maximum Martial Arts offers the best programs for children’s martial arts in Las Cruces.

We offer beginner level children’s classes starting at the age of 4 years old. All of our classes are designed to be fun, safe, and interactive. Our instructors specialize in facilitating the learning process for children of all ages, fitness, and attention levels.

Maximum Children’s Taekwondo (Korean Karate)

Ages 4-12yrs Old

Maximum Taekwondo (Korean Karate) is an amazingly positive program for children of all ages. Our interactive classes focus on three pillars: physical fitness, martial arts/self-defense, and character development.  Our students learn the fundamentals of self-defense, concepts of martial arts competition, and the beautiful intricacies of the artistic nature of Taekwondo. As our students progress in their training, they will learn self-defense concepts and techniques from other arts including: Judo, Kickboxing, Hapkido, and Krav Maga.  Our students gain the confidence to stand up to bullies, along with the respect and discipline to not become bullies. Our phenomenal program is designed to facilitate our students on their journey towards becoming black belt leaders.

Our classes meet five days a week: Monday-Friday 5:15-6:00pm



Ages 12 and Over

Maximum Martial Arts University provides the most exciting and innovative programs YOU will ever experience.  Your potential is unlimited! You have dreams and have goals. But, how do you unlock your potential? Do you have a plan or are you hoping it will just happen?  Maximum Martial Arts University will give you the key to unlocking the incredible intelligence, talent and resourceful drive within you!

Students of all ages come into our school with many different goals in mind. Some want to get into better shape, to learn self-defense, to get some stress relief, or to have an activity that challenges them mentally and physically. We have what you are looking for! We have the best adult martial arts programs in Las Cruces.

Maximum Adult/Teen Taekwondo (Korean Karate)

TAEKWONDO (Korean Karate), a very dynamic, powerful, and beautiful martial art, is the primary martial art taught at our school. Our specially designed Self-Defense Curriculum teaches elements from many different martial arts including: Hapkido, Judo, Kickboxing, Krav Maga and Jiu-Jitsu. You will learn realistic and well rounded self- defense skills that can be effectively performed by both men and women. As you have loads of FUN taking part in our Taekwondo Program, the exercise you will receive will render tremendous results in your overall health and energy levels.

Our Beginner class meets three times a week: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7:00-8:00pm


Maximum Hapkido & Self-Defense

MAXIMUM HAPKIDO teaches the full art of Hapkido, a treasury of techniques passed down from many great generations of Master Instructors.  Our instructors are constantly training to bring new challenges to all of our students. We are highly focused on presenting a highly effective self-defense system with techniques that meet the needs of today’s world. Maximum Martial Arts Center is the Headquarters for the Foundation Hapkido & Self Defense Association.  We are also proud members of the World Kido Federation, allowing our school to be recognized by the Korean Government.

The art of Hapkido, derived from Daito-Ryu Aikijujitsu along with TangSooDo is considered a full martial art with all ranges of fighting distance, utilizing kicks, punches, knees, elbows, dynamic joint locks, throws, and grappling techniques. This style of martial art also incorporates many practical weapons, such as knives, short sticks, canes and rope. The technical applications of Hapkido can range from police tactics to effective self-defense for anyone, including those who are small in stature. Students are challenged both mentally and physically in this comprehensive martial arts program, producing well rounded black belts!

Our Adult/Teen Hapkido classes meet Tues and Thurs 7:00-9:00pm and Sat 11:30-1pm


Maximum Fitness Kickboxing

Maximum Fitness Kickboxing Las Cruces is a very fun and exciting class for teens and adults looking to get into shape. The fast paced, hard hitting action of the class will be sure to make you sweat! This class is full of energy and enthusiasm. Even with the high-intensity nature of this class, we still foster a SAFE and friendly environment. This is not a run of the mill cardio-kickboxing class, but instead a class truly meant to help you achieve your physical fitness goals, to challenge yourself, and to learn the tried and true fundamentals of kickboxing! We teach a mixture of Muay Thai, Taekwondo kicking, and American Boxing, making a very versatile style of kickboxing. We take our roles as teachers seriously, while helping our students to have fun during the learning process.

Kickboxing can be your tool to a healthy and fit body that can only add positive forces to your mind and body. If you are feeling tired, depressed, bored, would also like to improve your looks, or are looking to learn new skills this can be your answer. It is up to you, and only you, to get your health on the right track!


Our kickboxing classes are open to anyone 13 yrs old and above. You do not need to be a specimen of physical perfection to join our classes.  Our classes are meant for everyone of all skill and fitness levels. We will teach and guide you toward better fitness, while helping you learn effective kickboxing techniques.   

Our Maximum Fitness Kickboxing Classes meet three days a week:


(Mornings) 9:00-10:00am   (Evenings) 8:00-9:00pm



Our Golden Seniors’ Martial Arts Class is specifically designed to facilitate age appropriate training for adult students ages 45 and above. This class focuses on a traditional approach to Taekwondo and Hapkido, while largely eliminating most of the heavily ballistic movements, which can be dangerous to practice, as students get up higher in age. Our classes have been proven to help with balance, flexibility, better overall physical fitness, mental clarity, while giving a solid foundation of self-defense training. Many studies have shown, that regular exercise, especially in a martial arts training regimen, can greatly reduce many of the ailments that go along with the aging process such as: osteoporosis, early onset alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, loss of balance and muscular strength.  Our classes are meant for everyone of all skill and fitness levels. We will teach and guide you toward better physical fitness, while helping you learn fun, interactive, and safe martial arts.

We are the only martial arts school in Las Cruces, which offers a class focused on Seniors.

Our Golden Seniors’ Martial Arts Classes meet three days a week:

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10:15-11:15am


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