Changing Lives Martial Arts
Martial Arts in Virginia Beach
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Changing Lives Martial Arts
Changing Lives Martial Arts is located in Virginia Beach where there is plenty of training space for each class. Changing Lives Martial Arts offers, pre-school karate kid classes, elementary aged karate kid programs, family martial art classes, Kickboxing classes and Krav Maga classes and certification.
Changing Lives Martial Arts Programs
Karate For Kids
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.
Krav MagaKrav Maga
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!
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.
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We Are Proud To Introduce
Chief Master Instructor T. L. Thomas
With a passion for helping community members stay safe while teaching what is often categorized as a martial art, our Master Instructors believe that each student can obtain their goals and objectives in life.
Offering training concepts, drills and various skill sets that will get you fit, keep you agile and feeling confident in every day life.
Whether you are seeking a traditional martial arts school or something more modern please reach out to us first and let us show you what we have to offer.
We look forward to showing you what we have to offer to you and your family.
Virginia Beach Virginia 23456
Special Introductory Offer
2 Weeks FREE
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Listen To What People Are Saying!
My daughter started at Changing Lives Martial Arts in 2010. I remember being so impressed with the way she opened up, how her self-esteem and confidence just soared. The following year, around Mother’s Day, her instructor invited me to take class. I was a little hesitant at first, I’d just passed a milestone birthday (50!) and I can truly say that I had become a couch potato by that time and wasn’t sure I wanted put myself out there. Was I too old to do something new? Too out of shape? However, I tried the first class and found home – I loved it! The challenge on the physical side was really a smaller part of the overall equation for me. Was I out of shape – absolutely! And my own self-esteem and confidence had been low. Working with Chief Master Thomas and his staff, I progressed, growing in not only the physical aspects, but also the mental / emotional. As the instructors taught me new material, I always knew I had the support and guidance to master the material. My self-esteem and confidence grew exponentially to the point where it made a difference not only in my Martial Arts life, but also in my career. Now, six years later, I look back and see how my life has been changed through what Chief Master Thomas and his instructors do every day. I highly recommend the Adult TaeKwonDo program at Changing Lives Martial Arts to any one – You’re never too old or out of shape to make a change
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.
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.