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Congrats: Team Dragon Force - 2015 World Fall Classic Demo Team Champions!

Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
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"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"


Congratulations to all Students on Awesome Performances in Karate Classes, Camps, Belt Testing, Demos, Tournaments and Special Events.

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Ryoshin-Kan Karate School Rocks!

Awesome Karate Brick Breaking Demos!

Dragon Force Demo Team - 2015 Grand Slam Open National Team Demo Champions


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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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Dragon Force National Karate Team,
Dragon Force Karate Demo Team,
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"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 16 National / World Championships in 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
      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.

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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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    9. World Fall Classic Karate Champions 2015: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on an Impressive 1st Place Team Demo Victory at the World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships at Hampton University 25 October 2015. Ryoshin-Kan Karate School Won 18 Trophies including Seven 1st Place. Well Done
    10. Dragon Force Demo Team Rocks: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan Karate Students on Awesome Performances at 51 Special Events, Demos, Tournaments during January to October 2015. Well Done!
    11. Great Demo Team Tryouts: Congrats to Steven Smith Jr., Sammy Assassa & Ellie Smith on making the Dragon force Demo Team at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on 19 Sept 2015.Osu!
    12. Great Kyu Belt Test: Congrats to all Students on an Awesome Kyu Belt Test conducted at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School. The Gold, Purple, Green & Blue Belt promotions were on 2 Sept and Brown Belts on 3 Sept 2015. Well Done...Osu!
    13. Great Pagoda Garden Park Karate Demo: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on an Awesome Karate Demo at the Pagoda Garden Park in Norfolk,VA 30 August 2015. OohYa!
    14. Awesome Knotts Island Karate Show: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on a Great Karate Show at the Knotts Island, North Caolina Trip 19 July 2015. OohYa!
    15. Karate Summer Camp 2015 Rocked: All 12 Weeks of Summer Camp were Great. Well done to the 141 participants.
    16. Top Demo Team Award 2015: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on an Impressive performance & being awarded the Top Demo Team Award at the King George Karate Championships 25 April 2015. Well Done
    17. National Karate Demo Team Champions 2015: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on an Impressive 1st Place Team Demo Victory at the Grand Slam Open National Sport Karate Championships in Kings Dominion 17 - 18 April 2015. Well Done
    18. East Coast Karate Champions 2015: Congrats to Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on a Great performance at the East Coast Martial Arts / Tidewater Challenge in Hampton, VA 19 April 2015. Well Done
    19. RK Karate Champions 2015: Congrats to all Competitors, Judges, & Parents on a Great RK Invitational Karate Tournament at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on 21 March 2015. Well Done
    20. Dragon Force Demo Team Rocks America's got Talent Auditions: Congrats to the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team on an Awesome Performance at the America's got Talent TV Show auditions on 2014 and 2015. OohYa!
    21. 2015


    22. 7 Nov - Bushido Camp - Special Training for Black & Brown Belts .– National / State Park
    23. 26 Nov - Happy Thanksgiving
    24. 28 Nov - Black & Brown Belt Physical Fitness Test / Exam Review– Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
    25. Nov - Dragon Force Karate Shows – Norfolk & Virginia Beach
    26. Nov - VA. Beach Sun Newspaper - Ryoshin-Kan Karate Specials
    27. Nov - Karate Runway Showdown Every Friday 5 to 7pm - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
    28. Nov - Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Practice Every Sunday 1pm & Thursday 7pm.- Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
    29. Nov - Adult Self-Defense Class Every WED 8PM - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - VA. Beach, VA.
    30. Nov - Breaking & Self-Defense Clinics - Saturdays and Sundays - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - VA. Beach, VA.
    31. Shihan Thompson's Martial Arts Seminars- U.S.A.
    32. 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