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BBB Accredited Business since

America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy

Additional Locations

Phone: (508) 699-0800 51 Robinson Avenue, Attleboro , MA 02763

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America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy specializes in teaching martial arts to children and adults of all ages.  The business services include but are not limited to Kids Karate, Fitness Kickboxing, Teen MMA, and Adult self defense.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

6 Customer Reviews on America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 6
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 6

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 20, 2010 Business started: 01/01/1999 in MA
Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. Master Paul Garcia, Owner Mr. Chris Cole, Head Instructor
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Mr. Chris Cole, Head Instructor
Principal: Mr. Master Paul Garcia, Owner
Number of Employees


Business Category

MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTION All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction (NAICS: 611699)

Products & Services

America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy offers the following product(s): Krav Maga, Self Defense Training

Service Area
America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy provides their services in MASSACHUSETTS.
Alternate Business Names
America's Best Defense

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

America's Best Defense Martial Arts Academy has received 5 out of 5 stars based on 6 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.