This article is from the Martial Arts FAQ, by Matthew Weigel email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
This question is integrally linked with Question 4 "Which Martial Art
should I study?".
A couple of things that are important parts to look at in the process
of choosing a school:
-The environment where you'll learn and train
-The peoplem that will be your partners
-The logistics of the school