Bostock's Martial Arts and Circus Arts


Business Hours
Monday & Wednesday 8 am to 6 pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8 am to 7 pm
Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday 8 am to 11 am
Sunday – Closed

We are a family-owned and operated martial arts school. We offer a variety of programs for children and adults. Our children’s programs include transported after school martial arts and circus programs, day camps, spring break camps, winter break camps, and summer camps. We offer classes in Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Circus Arts Classes, Aerial Yoga, Cardio Kickboxing, MMA, Insanity Group classes, Krav Maga and other martial arts fitness classes!

Grand Master (Kwang Jang Nim) Jack Bostock Sr. 7th degree Black Belt Taekwondo, Black Belt Shotokan Karate, Black Belt Hapkido. Trained at Yong In University, Korea. Tested at Kukkiwon, Korea in 2000. World Taekwondo Federation Certified. Inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame 2007. World Taekwondo instructor certified since 1999. Children’s Jiu-Jitsu instructor certified since 2009. ​Born and raised in the circus (8 generations) Jack Bostock Sr. performed in Ringling Bros and various circuses as a high wire performer and also as a Horseback Trick Rider somersaulting from horse to horse.At the age of twelve, the young Jack discovered martial arts and became obsessed with learning all he could. His early circus beginnings gave him an advantage as he already had acrobatic skills and flexibility. His dream of opening his own martial arts school in Bradenton became a reality in September 1, 1994.

Darlene Williams Bostock Our circus skills instructor, registered yoga teacher, and certified aerial yoga teacher. 5th generation, born and raised in the circus, Darlene started performing in the circus at the age of four. At seven, she began training and performing circus aerial acts. Darlene has performed with numerous shows throughout the world, Circus Vargas, LA Circus, Shrine Circuses to name a few. Later she moved on to work as a stunt-woman in television, feature films, and commercials.

Learn more about us and explore our website for more information about our kid’s and adult’s classes, after-school programs, and our Ninja Camps and Circus Esteem Camps.