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Ryoshin-Kan Karate School


"Best Karate School in Virginia Beach, VA."



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"


God Bless the USA
Congratulations to all Students & Parents on a Great Karate Summer Camp 2014. We set a New Record with 125 Participants.
Well Done!

Gift Certificates are Available.
Call Now  468-1643

Karate Camp Rocks!

2014 Battle of the 7 Cities Martial Arts Champions

Dragon Force Demo Team Won "My Team Rocks" Contest!

Ryoshin-Kan Karate School & Dragon Force Demo Team Rocked 2014 Strawberry Festival

Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
Home of the
Dragon Force
National Karate Demo Team
World & National 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,
Youth Karate Classes, Adult Karate Classes, 
Martial Arts Clinics, Private Lessons, Seminars,
Summer Camps, Spring Camps, Fall Camps,
Karate Tournament Training,
Martial Arts Stunts & Tricks,
Dragon Force National Karate Team,
Dragon Force Karate Demo Team,
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:
  • a drive to succeed
  • a passion for martial arts
  • a commitment to excellence
  • an excellent academic record
  • an excellent attendance record
  • 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 16 National / World Championships in 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
    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
  • 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.

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    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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    "Best Karate School in
    Virginia Beach, Virginia"


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  • Great Karate Summer Camp: The first 7 weeks of Camp were Great. You can Still sign up for the 8th to 11th weeks of Camp.
  • KARATE CHAMPIONS: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on winning 1st place in Team Demo, Weps, Kata & Sparring at Battle of the 7 Cities Martial Arts Championships 7 June 2014 in Norfolk, VA. Well Done!
  • Great Strawberry Festival 2014: Congrats to Ryoshin-Kan Karate School & Dragon Force Demo Team on Rock'n the Parade and Karate Show at this Event 24 / 25 May 2014. OohYa!
  • Great Landstown Spring Fest Karate Show: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on performing a Great Show at this Event on 17 May 2014. OohYa!

  • Great Spring Break Karate Camp: Congrats to all Participants of the Spring Break Camp conducted at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School 14 to 18 April 2014. OohYa!

  • East Coast Karate Champs: Congrats to Team Dragon Force / Ryoshin-Kan on winning 1st place in Team Demo, as well as 14 First Place Trophies Plus 38 total Trophies at East Coast Martial Arts Championships 6 April 2014 in Hampton, VA. Well Done!
  • Beach Blast Open National Karate Champs: Congrats to Team Dragon Force / Ryoshin-Kan on winning 3 Grand Champion (Team Demo, Team Weps, BB Sparring) & 12 First Place Trophies Plus 35 Awards at Beach Blast Open National Martial Arts Championships 14 / 15 FEB 2014 in Norfolk, VA. Well Done!
  • WORLD CUP Martial Arts Champions: Congrats to Team Dragon Force / Ryoshin-Kan on an Awesome Performance in winning Grand Champion 1st runner up, 5 First Place & 42 Awards at World Cup Finals National Championships 17 /18 January 2014 in Washington, D.C. Well Done!
  • Great NSU Halftime Karate Show: Congrats to the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team on an awesome performance at the NSU University Basketball Halftime Show at Joseph Echols Hall Arena 3 JAN 2014. Well Done!
  • Ryoshin-Kan Rocks Hampton Roads TV Show: Congrats Ryoshin-Kan Karate School & Dragon Force Demo Team on an Awesome performance on the Hampton Roads TV Show (WAVY 10) on 14 NOV 2013. Well Done!
  • 2014


  • AUG - Karate Camp Talent Show Contest every Friday - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School

  • AUG - Redskins Training Camp Trip / Demo - Richmond, VA.

  • 7 AUG - Child Time Karate Demo - Virginia Beach

  • 4 to 29 August 2014 (8th thru 11th week)- Karate Summer Camp Program - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School

  • 22 to 24 AUG - OMAA Awards Banquet / Demo Team Trip - Allentown, PA.

  • 31 August 2014 -  Dragon Force Demo Team ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School

  • AUG - Virginia Beach Sun Newspaper - Ryoshin-Kan Karate Specials

  • Karate Runway Showdown- Every Friday 5 to 7pm - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School 

  • Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Practice  - Sunday 1pm & Thursday 7pm. - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School 

  •  Adult Self-Defense Class - Every WED 8PM - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - VA. Beach, VA.

  • Breaking & Self-Defense Clinics - Saturdays and Sundays - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - VA. Beach, VA.

  • Shihan Thompson's Martial Arts Seminars - U.S.A.

  • 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.
    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