Call Us: (623) 523-7016
15341 W Waddell Rd. Suite B104, Surprise, AZ 85379
Jonathan Thornton

About Legendary Martial Arts in Surprise, AZ

Meet Jonathan Thornton

Owner and Chief Instructor at
Legendary Martial Arts in Surprise
4th Degree Black Belt

Legendary Martial Arts is dedicated to providing elite level training in Taekwondo, Krav Maga and Fitness classes. We are also part of the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) which is the largest single-style martial arts group in the world.

So what does this mean for you? Simply put - you get exceptional training, at your own pace, by passionate instructors with a huge network of support.

Our adult and kid classes are robust and dynamic with tons of action-packed fun and high flying kicks! Whether you're looking for martial arts training for yourself, your children, or simply wanted to get fitter we'll work with you to meet your goals.

All ages and experience levels welcome! We're family oriented and rooted in realistic self-defense training. The school is sleek, modern, and built for your needs.

  • TaeKwonDo will help you gain flexibility and learn amazing techniques rooted in Korean Martial Arts.
  • Krav Maga with teach you real world self-defense moves made for the streets. You'll never have to worry about being able to protect yourself or your family again!
  • Fitness Conditioning will get you lean, toned, and prepared to get the most out of our classed. You'll shed body fat and have a blast learning new ways to move your body.

We have a great mix of kids and adults in our classes, but, to make sure you get the most out of your training the classes are divided by age levels. No matter what your age or starting level is, you'll be encouraged in a positive environment.

Our tiny tigers starting at just 3 years old have a blast just like our beginner's kid's karate classes and adult TaeKwonDo classes!

Be sure to check out our super-low web specials and read about the classes we offer through the pages on this site. Give us a call or stop by should you have any additional questions. We can't wait to meet with you!

Our Instructors:

Mr. Jonathan Thornton is the Owner and Chief Instructor. He is a 4th Degree Black Belt and has been teaching for over 10 years. He is a Nationally Certified instructor for the American Taekwondo Association and is Certified in Krav Maga and Kickboxing. He also has over 10 state titles in various categories, Southwest District Championship, and has been ranked Top Ten in the World.

Mrs. Samantha Thornton the owner and operator of Legendary Martial Arts. She is a 1st Degree Black Belt and Instructor.

Ms. Melanie Lueb is the Program Director and Kickboxing instructor at Legendary Martial Arts. She is a 2nd Degree Black Belt and holds multiple State Titles.

How To Get Started

Come join our Surprise, AZ Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts, Krav Maga, Summer Camps, and Birthday Parties. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at 623-523-7016 if you have any further questions. Legendary Martial Arts hopes to speak with you soon!

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