About Us

Phil Ross is an internationally recognized mixed martial arts instructor, trainer and wrestling coach with over 40 years of experience in Martial Arts, Taekwondo, children’s martial arts, children’s karate, kettlebells, strength training, physical conditioning, self-defense, pre-school karate, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. We are proudly serving Bergen and Passaic County, New Jersey.


  • Adult & Teen Mixed Martial Arts Classes
  • Children’s Mixed Martial Arts Classes
  • Kettlebell and Bodyweight Training
  • Personal Training
  • Self Defense Classes
  • Boxing Classes
  • Preschool Karate
  • Wrestling
  • Nutritional Counseling

Learning karate or another martial art can have numerous mental and physical benefits. At American Eagle MMA & Kettlebells, we offer rigorous training sessions at our martial arts school. Our friendly, experienced instructors are qualified to provide martial arts classes to our Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, customers regardless of their skill levels and ages.
We also offer flexible appointment availability so that you’ll be able to choose from multiple classes that meet at different times. Our fully licensed and insured business is qualified to teach you karate that:
Features both modern and traditional methods that enable you to learn how to you defend yourself, bring you inner peace and harmony all while getting an excellent workout!

At American Eagle MMA & Kettlebells, we want the chance to provide our Ho-Ho-Kus and Bergen County, NJ based customers with safe and effective martial arts training. Our martial arts school will teach you not only self-defense but also positive mental habits.

So contact us today to take the next step on your martial arts journey!

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