KICK BUTT WORK OUT!!
I've been a member for over a year now. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!! The atmosphere has more of a "family" feel. The instructors are relentless on the mats and will push you as far as possible to make each class the best one yet. They are professional, friendly and have your best interest to fitness, good health and healthy eating at heart! They are the faces that greet you and "HIGH FIVE" you between rounds and after class! The training/workouts are one hour KICK YOUR BUTT long sessions! It entails a 15 minute cardio/stretch into a 30 minute bag punching/roundhouse kicking frenzy and a 15 minute cool down/stretch completing the class.
No one does it better
I have two children, 5 and 13, currently attending Rodney Cheeseman Karate and MMA Studio. Both boys truly enjoy the experience and look forward to their sessions each week. When my youngest started training (Age 4 ½), I was worried he would have difficulty staying focused and following the directions of his instructors for the duration of a class. My concern was unnecessary. Mr. Cheeseman, Kyoshi, is an excellent instructor with a bigger than life personality that commands the attention of adults and children of all ages. His training maintains an excellent balance of instruction and fun that keeps the children engaged throughout each session.
Truly a Gem of a Dojo! Traditional karate
I visited many of the Dojos in Virginia beach, and specifically wanted a school that taught karate as well as the Bushido mindset or philosophy. When I visited OBI Karate school I found a hardcore karate Dojo that teaches its students how to affectively execute each move. It isn't for show! This is now my Dojo for life.
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East Wind Academy of Martial Arts is an outstanding place to train, study and learn Martial Arts. I have been training there for five years and can tell you the training never gets old, stale out of date. Hardly a week goes by that I dont see a new technique, relearn one, or see something that just amazes me. It is certainly not your "McDojo" where you can get a black belt in a year. The core curriculum covers a variety of arts and progresses through a working knowledge and strong foundation as a junior belt to gaining a high degree of skill as a senior belt. One of the things I like best is I can tailor the classes to suit my interests. I focus more on the real world, combat...
Changing Lives ATA Martial Arts
Our child has been going to the Changing Lives ATA Martial Arts Academy in Virginia Beach, Va for about a year now. He is enrolled in the Tiny TIger program and we love it! The certified instructors work with each child. They work on Life Skills such as Honor, Integrity, Goals, etc. They also work on balance, focus, and hand/eye coordination. The best part is that my son is excited to attend class every time he goes! We enjoy what Changing Lives ATA Martial Arts has done for our son so much that my husband and I are starting in their adult Taekwondo class and their Krav Maga class. Very strongly recommend these professionals who truly care about each and every student.