• Exton Martial Arts School
  • 267 South Whitford Road
    Exton, PA 19341
  • Phone: (610) 363-7575

The Dragon Gym is a martial arts and fitness organization founded in Chester County, Pennsylvania, during the early seventies by Grandmaster Chae T. Goh. Our schools are currently run by Somnath Sikdar, Lawrence (Lonnie) Beck, and Chris Taylor—a dynamic team that has trained together since childhood and remains dedicated to serving the local community by teaching the benefits of martial arts, physical fitness, and healthy living in this modern era.

Our Exton Location

We are just minutes away from Downingtown, West Chester, and Malvern, Pennsylvania. We’re just a short ride from Exton Square Mall, located on S. Whitford Road, off Lincoln Highway.

The Dragon Gym is one of the oldest and most well-established martial arts schools in Chester County. Based in the heart of Exton, we have been serving families from nearby towns such as West Chester, Downingtown, and Malvern, Pennsylvania. We pride ourselves on our community involvement and enthusiastically support organizations like the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County, the Lord’s Pantry in Downingtown, Philabundance, UNICEF, and the Wounded Warrior Project. We consistently have been voted the best martial arts studio in Chester County.

The Dragon Gym Martial Arts & Fitness facility is truly one of a kind and cannot be beat in the Chester County Area. We have over 6,500 square feet of dedicated martial arts training space fully matted with top-of-the-line Dollamur products, a 2,000-square-foot dedicated strength training area with a full complement of free weights, kettlebells, barbells, dumbbells, and Olympic weights, an 800-square-foot yoga studio, men’s and women’s locker rooms with showers, and a viewing loft so that parents can view every one of their child’s classes.

What We Offer

At our Exton location, we offer age-specific martial arts programs for children as well as a wide range of classes for adults in Tae Kwon Do, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Power Lifting, Russian Kettlebells, Power Yoga, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and much more. Browse our website to learn more about the training and see how our programs can increase fitness, enhance confidence, reduce stress, and help with weight loss. Our programs improve overall health and fitness for students of all ages.

Get Started Now!

Take your time reading through our website. You'll find information on all our programs, get access to our exclusive online specials, and most importantly—you can get signed up today.

We can't wait to meet you in person and help you move toward your goals with martial arts. Whether you're looking for fitness, inner growth, or self-defense, we'll help you get there.

Here’s what to do next:

  • Click on the program you’re interested in.
  • Check out the schedule and grab one of our amazing web specials!
  • Or just give us a call at (610) 363-7575 to set up your first intro class.

Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes in Exton PAHere is a view of one of our training floors.  As you can see it spacious with plenty of space to learn martial arts and workout.  Classes include kids martial arts, Muay Thai, Kickboxing "express", Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well as Taekwondo and Hapkido. 

The training floor for martial arts is fully matted with 1.5" Dollamur mats, a top of the line surface to ensure your safety and the best training experience.  You'll also see several hanging "Thai Bags" and standing "wave bags".  These bags are using in our Thai Boxing Classes, No-Contact Kickboxing Express Classes, and our Taekwondo Classes.  You'll also see students grappling on these mats.  Thats our BJJ class!

Can you picture yourself here?  You'll feel right at home!

Power Lifting, Kettlebells, Personal Training in Exton PANext you'll see our strength and conditioning floor.   The floor is matted with what's known as "plyo-robic" rubber.  It's firm, but more elastic than a typical rubber gym floor.  That means it feels totally firm for great training, but it actually is much less impact on the muscles and joints.  So, you can workout harder and get more results?  You can't see the ~50 Kettlebells that are off to the side

You'll see members doing bootcamp style classes, power lifting, kettlebells and more.   Big life changes happen here.  We hope you'll join the club!