Syracuse Martial Arts Academy

Ancient Wisdom...Modern Results

Since 1997 Syracuse Martial Arts Academy has brought the residents of Central New York the highest quality of martial arts instruction. Martial arts is a great form of exercise, both physically and mentally. The variety of classes offer something for everyone; whether it is the classical style of Wing Chun, Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do or the Filipino weapons art of Kali Escrima. The curriculum for each of the classes is specifically designed to challenge you and help you track your achievements and advancements. For those who wish to take their training to the next level, Syracuse Martial Arts Academy has an elite fight team that participates in tournaments. Training at Syracuse Martial Arts Academy will help you unlock your inner potential and help you live life to its fullest. With a family-like atmosphere, Syracuse Martial Arts Academy is a great place to learn a new skill that can keep you and your family safe. When you join the Syracuse Martial Arts Academy family, you become part of something bigger than yourself as our network and affiliates spans the globe. The skills you will learn at Syracuse Martial Arts Academy will help you excel in all areas of your life. 


Call 315-415-0928 or 315-491-3756 

today to schedule your free trial.


No long term contracts.


Gift Certificates Available.


Syracuse Martial Arts Academy
Shoppingtown Mall  - Sears Wing
3649 Erie Blvd East
DeWitt, NY 13214

12-Hour Women's Self Defense Class
Please contact us if you are interested

The 6-Week Class is for Women ages 12 and Up. No previous training required. All women are welcome and encouraged to attend. 


Students will be given the opportunity to practice these techniques under real world scenarios from the safety of a controlled environment. This 12-hour course will first teach women how to overcome their own fears. Then they will learn how to dominate and control the situation and their opponent. They will learn how to defend themselves against multiple attackers and weapons. Students will be tested at the conclusion of the seminar and certificates will be awarded to all who successfully complete this course. 


Additional questions please contact: Sifu Eric Winfree: 315-491-3756

Hours of Operation
Monday:   5:00pm - 7:30pm 
Tuesday:    9:00am - 10:30am
Wednesday:  9:00am - 10:30am & 5:00pm - 7:30pm 
Thursday:  9:00am - 10:30am & 5:00pm - 7:30pm 

Friday:  5:00pm - 7:30pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday: 2pm - 3pm - Gathering of Sabers Lightsaber Class


Please Check our Calendar for a list of Holiday Hours


Private Lessons/Seminars available by appointment only


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Syracuse Martial Arts Academy is now offering YOGA!

Check at the front desk for a most up to date listing of Yoga classes.       


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The Gathering of Sabers

The Gathering of Sabers is a local Light Saber Dueling club in Upstate NY where fans can get together to compete in friendly competition, roleplay and cosplay. Fans can also get together weekly to learn basic to advanced light saber technique based on real martial arts. For competitions there is a full point system and awards given out to winners. Dressing up in theme is not mandatory but is very much encouraged. We Love Cosplayers!

More information on rules, equipment and fees on Facebook 

Disclaimer: The Gathering of Sabers is in no way affiliated with Star Wars, Lucas Arts or Disney.