Martial Arts Classes at Changing Lives Martial Arts
Hampton Roads, VA
(With Locations in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake)
2 Weeks FREE!
FREE Uniform upon enrollment
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At Changing Lives Martial Arts we have been training community members from kids to adults.
Our students of all ages excel socially and in life at home, at school, and at work.
Self-discipline and impulse control are two of the biggest advantages of martial arts training.
Kids who practice martial arts have a much higher attention span and self-discipline.
Improve your focus and concentration with the new found energy you will have.
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Karate For Kids
Check out the Special Offer for our karate for kids classes in Hampton Roads, VA (With Locations in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake). Karate enhances: Respect, Courtesy, Self-Control, etc. which leads to new life skills, better grades, reduced ADD/ADHD issues, less Bullying, self-defense, and better at home behavior.Get Started
Krav Maga classes offer real-world self-defense with a killer workout. Learn a simple, effective self-defense system that emphasizes instinctive movements, practical techniques and realistic training scenarios. You won’t regret it!Get Started
Martial Arts For Adults
Our Martial Arts classes for adults are top notch. Our instructors are actively involved with each student and the benefits that our program has on and off the mat. From safely taught self defense skills to physical fitness, our adult program delivers real world results for this ever-changing world. Our community members in Hampton Roads love the classes and what we have to offer for our students and their families.Get Started
We Are Proud To Announce… Our National Go2Karate® Recognition Award
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Changing Lives Martial Arts has been an anchor for Neal for the last 19 years. We came for a 30 day trial, and never left. As an advocate for Neal’s education, I frequently described his martial arts classes as a model for the inclusion of differently abled children. A place where students are celebrated for what they CAN do, and encouraged to try new things, even when teaching it might be hard. CLMA uses a positive approach for instruction and demonstrates respect, integrity, perseverence, etc. while teaching the physical skills of taekwondo. Some things have changed over these years, but one thing has not changed a bit … We are family.
The professional and friendly staff takes a very personal interest in the development of all students and knows their names by the end of the first workout. The reality-based Krav Maga classes are fun and challenging for students of all skill and fitness levels. After only three months I've lost 22 pounds and, more importantly, I feel more energetic and confident in my ability to use what I've learned and my surroundings to my advantage if the need presents itself. I strongly recommend CLMA to anyone aiming to boost their physical fitness and feel great about themselves.
Our son began his Tae Kwon Do training at the age of 5. Football was my first choice...wife said, "no!" Chief Master Thomas's instructors at the time, which included Mr. C. Gunsel, did not coddle him or baby him. Instead, the black belts immediately built in our son a strong foundation comprising of self-discipline, respect, and confidence through positive reinforcement. Once he stepped onto the mat; he never looked back. Five years later, he is a 2nd degree black belt and a junior instructor. This achievement required dedication and sacrifice from a young kid; such as skipping the Ipod/TV after school, instead study and finish the homework in order to make it to Tae Kwon Do class on time. It also required active participation, dedication, and financial sacrifice from the parents/guardians. I'm an old school martial arts student and I thought that my son was too young to teach others; that he received his black belt too fast and too early. Each day that I get the chance, to watch our son assist the newer students; to watch him practice the art; and to have him compete in tournaments.....he proves me wrong in ever thinking he wasn't ready. ATA Changing Lives Martial Arts can provide martial artists the ability to obtain an effective skill set that transcends outside the dojang.
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With a passion for helping community members stay safe while teaching the “art” of martial arts, our Master Instructor believes that each student can obtain their goals and objectives in life. While teaching techniques that save lives with life skills that work both on and off the mat, our students get the best instruction possible in
New Virginia Beach Location Coming Soon!
4322 Holland Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23452