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"Best Karate School in Virginia Beach, VA."



Dragon Force Demo Team Rocked the Liberty Tax Special Event 3 February 2018!


Best Karate Classes & Camps:
All Students are Number One at the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School. We Offer the Best Adult and Youth Martial Arts Programs in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Discounts to All Military, Family, Students & more. Come on in and Join us for an Awesome Karate Adventure!
"Best of the Best"

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God Bless our Veterans!

Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Rocks!

Congrats to Sensei Tim Thompson on being awarded the Hanshi title!


Karate Classes and Camps Rock
at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School!



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Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
Home of the
Dragon Force
National Karate Demo Team
World & National Karate Champions
Grand Slam Open National Sport Karate Champions
US Classic National Karate Champions
World Cup Martial Arts Champions
WCMAO National Karate Champions
World Fall Classic Martial Arts Champions
Battle of the Martial Arts  Champions
East Coast USA Karate Champions
Battle of the 7 Cities Karate Champions 
US Gladiator Challenge Karate Champions
Beach Blast Open Karate Grand Champions 
Virginia's Best Challenge Karate Champions 
*RMAA National Director
*OMAA Virginia State Director
*World Stunt Association (WSA)
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Ryoshin-Kan Karate School


Dragon Force National Karate Team
Optimi Optimorum = Best of the Best
*** Established 1980 ***
Self Confidence * Self Discipline * Self Defense

"To be a Karate Champion you have to train with a Karate Champion."

"Best Karate Classes in Virginia Beach, VA."

Ryoshin-Kan Karate School

Best Adult and Children Martial Arts Classes,
Military and Family Discounts,
Karate Adults, Karate Kids, Women's Self-Defense Classes, Bullying Defense
Youth Karate Classes, Adult Karate Classes, 
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Summer Camps, Spring Camps, Fall Camps,
Karate Tournament Training,
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Dragon Force National Karate Team,
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Karate Breaking Team
Karate Shows / Demos,
"Best Karate Class in Virginia Beach !"
Karate-Do (empty hand), Kobudo (weapons), Kenjitsu (sword), Xtreme Style Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, Tameshiwari (Breaking),Goshinjitsu (self-defense), Karate Demo Team / Stunt Training 

Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
is located one mile south of Lynnhaven Mall at
1064 Lynnhaven Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA. 23452

Hours of Operation:
Open 7 days a week,
Day, Night & Weekend classes.

Call Now (757) 468-1643


Ryoshin-Kan / Dragon Force Mission
The goals of the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School / Dragon Force Karate Demo Team are to be the best at what ever we do and to promote the Martial Arts principles of Honor, Respect, Loyalty, Discipline, Patience, Endeavor and Commitment.
"Best of the Best"

Mind, Body and Spirit
"The purpose of Martial Arts training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit." O'Sensei Ueshiba


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      10 X National Black Belt Self-Defense Champions and 5 X Hall of Fame.
      Dragon Force
      Karate Demo Team
      Members are hand-selected and represent the "Best of the Best" in the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School.
      Each member has:
    2. a drive to succeed
    3. a passion for martial arts
    4. a commitment to excellence
    5. an excellent academic record
    6. an excellent attendance record
    7. the ability to learn and improve
      What we do: The Dragon Force Karate Demo Team are ambassadors of the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School in Virginia Beach , Virginia. We perform at various community and social events to bring awareness to the benefits of a structured martial arts program.
      The Dragon Force Karate Demo Team and the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School were established by their Founder / Director, Shihan Tim Thompson in 1980.
      *Dragon Force
      National Karate Team*
      The Dragon Force National Karate Team was Officially established by Shihan Tim Thompson in 1995. The Dragon Force National Team performs Karate Shows and competes at National Championships. Members of the Dragon Force National Team are selected from the star performers of the main Dragon Force Karate Demo Team.
      From 1980 to 1995 Ryoshin-Kan Karate School Won numerous 1st Place Trophies in Various Divisions. Since the Creation of the Dragon Force National Karate Team in 1995, Shihan Tim Thompson's outstanding Dragon Force National Team has won 1st Place Trophies at 18 National / World Championships in 1996, 1999, 2000 thru 2017.
      Dragon Force has won the World Cup Team Grand Champion Nine times and they are the First Demo Team to Win the World Cup Martial Arts Championships three years in a Row! Go...Go Dragon Force !
      Shihan (Grand Master) Thompson, 8th Dan: He is the Founder and Director of the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School and the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team. He established both of these in 1980. He is a World & National Martial Arts Champion and he has been inducted into the Hall of Fames five times. He is Official OMAA Virginia State Director, RMAA National Director, and a Member of the World Stuntmans Association. He is a retired decorated Navy Commander and a graduate of VMI
    8. MARTIAL ARTS Seminars, Clinics, Private Lessons, Classes & DEMOS
      Shihan Tim Thompson and the Dragon Force Demo Team are available to do Karate Shows and Seminars at your event. He is available to conduct Seminars, Clinics and Private Lessons in Karate, Kobudo (weapons), Goshinjitsu, Kenjitsu, Tameshiwari, Team Kata / Pairs, Demo Team and more. Learn form the Best and participate in one of our Excellent Karate Seminars, Clinics or Classes. Visit our Sponsor and contact page for more information and to schedule a seminar or demo. You can also call us (757) 468-1643.

      SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM: Find out more about our sponsorship programs and a list of our Current Official Dragon Force Sponsors by visiting our sponsor / contact page.

      Click Here for Sponsor Info!

      Contact Information
      If you would like more information about Martial Arts Classes / Seminars, Camps, Dragon Force Karate Shows, sponsorships, etc... visit our contact page.

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      "Dragon Force Karate Demo Team
      ROCKS !"
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    9. Great Liberty Tax Event Karate Demo: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on a great demo at the Liberty Tax Special Event at Lynnway Place Shopping Center on 3 Feb 2018. OohYa!
    10. Awesome Snowmageddon Karate Demo: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on a great performance in the Snow during Snowmageddon Karate Demo at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on 6 Jan 2018. OohYa!
    11. Great Winter Shugyo 2018: Well Done to all Ryoshin-Kan students on a Fun & very Cold Winter Shugyo conducted on the Beach and in the Ocean on 1 January 2018 at the Ocean Front in Virginia Beach, VA.
    12. Great Winter Karate Camp: Well Done to all students on a Rock'n time at Winter Karate Camp at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School 26 to 29 Dec 2017.
    13. Awesome Christmas Karate Show: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan on a Great Christmas Karate Show at Pembroke Mall 10 Dec 2017. OohYa!
    14. Great Black Belt Exam & Awards Banquet 2017: Congrats to Ryoshin-Kan on a Great Black Belt Exam 2 Dec and Awards Banquet 3 Dec 2017. Osu!
    15. Dragon Force Rocked Veterans Day 2017: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan on an Awesome Karate Show at the Veterans Day Celebration at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School 11 Nov 2017. OohYa!
    16. Great Bushido Camp Adventure 2017: Congrats to all Ryoshin-Kan Black & Brown Belts, plus Parents on an awesome Bushido Camp conducted at First Landing State Park on 21 Oct 2017. Remember the 10 Mile Hike! Well Done
    17. World Fall Classic Karate Champions 2017: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan on your Victory at the World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships at Bethel High School, Hampton, VA 1 October 2017. Ryoshin-Kan Karate School Won 28 Trophies,15 First Place, Plus 1 Grand Champion Trophy. Dragon Force Won 1st in Team Demo. Well Done
    18. Dragon Force Rocked Isle of Wight County Fair Karate Show: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan on an Awesome Karate Show at Isle of Wight County Fair in Windsor, VA on 16 Sept 2017. Osu!

    19. 2018



    20. 3 Feb - Dragon Force Karate Demo - Liberty Tax Event – Lynnway Place Shopping Center
    21. TBD Feb / Mar - Dragon Force on a Local TV Show – Norfolk,VA
    22. TBD Feb - New Demo Team Uniforms– Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
    23. FEB - Special Demo Team Practice– Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
    24. Feb - VA. Beach Sun Newspaper - Ryoshin-Kan Karate Specials
    25. Feb - Karate Runway Showdown Every Friday 5 to 7pm - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
    26. Feb - Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Practice Every Saturday /Sunday 1pm & Thursday 7pm.- Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
    27. Feb - Self-Defense Class Every WED - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - VA. Beach, VA.
    28. Feb - Breaking & Self-Defense Clinics - Saturdays and Sundays - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - VA. Beach, VA.
    29. Shihan Thompson's Martial Arts Seminars- U.S.A.
    30. Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
      Dragon Force Karate Demo Team
      1064 Lynnhaven Parkway (ste 106)
      Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
      "You have seen the Rest, Now Train with the Best!"
      "World / National / USA East Coast
      Martial Arts Champions !"
      "The Best Defense is Self-Defense."

      "Awesome Karate Classes!"
      The Best Martial Arts Instruction and Classes for Adult and Children in the Virginia Beach, Virginia Area.
      All Martial Arts Students are Number One
      at the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School.
      Grand Slam Open National Sport Karate, US Classic, World Fall Classic, Battle of the Martial Arts, Beach Blast Open
      & World Cup
      National Karate Champions

      Ryoshin-Kan Karate School is the Best and Top Martial Arts School
      in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

      Copyright 2004 Ryoshin-Kan Karate School, Inc.
      Virginia Beach, Virginia. Author Shihan T.K. Thompson