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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."

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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,
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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"

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"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 18 National / World Championships in 1996, 1999, 2000 thru 2019.
    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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  • Great Dragon Force Demo Team Tryouts 2019: Congrats to Ainsley Lupino on making the Dragon Force Demo Team at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on 31 August 2019. Well Done
  • Congrats: Great Karate Summer Camp 2019: All Eleven weeks of Karate Summer Camp were Awesome at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School. It was Action Packed and Fun Filled. Well Done and Thank You to all Black Belts, Kyu Belts and Parents.
  • Great Strawberry Festival Dragon Force Karate Show: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan Students on performing an awesome Karate Show at Pungo Strawberry Festival on 26 May 2019. This was Ryoshin-Kan Karate School's 32nd Performance at the Strawberry Festival. Congrats!
  • Dojo of the Year!: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on a Great Demo at the Gathering of Styles Event on 4 May 2019. Ryoshin-Kan Karate School was awarded "Dojo of the Year." Congrats!
  • Great Dragon Force Karate Show: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan students on performing a Rock'n Demo at the Landstown Spring Fling on 4 May 2019.
  • East Coast / VA State Karate Champions 2019: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan on your Victory at the East Coast / VA State Martial Arts Championships at Bethel High School, Hampton, VA on 7 April 2019. Team Dragon Force Won 8 First Place Trophies. Well Done
  • Team Dragon Force Rocks Globetrotters Show: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team on performing an awesome Karate Demo during the Harlem Globetrotters Basketball show at the Ted Constant Center Arena in front of 9 Thousand cheering Spectators on 17 March 2019.
  • Great Dragon Force Demo & Karate Seminar: Congrats to Team Dragon Force, Ryoshin-Kan Karate School & Va Area Dojo on a great Dragon Force Demo & Hanshi Thompson Karate Seminar at Va. Area Dojo on 23 Feb 2019. Well Done!
  • 2019


  • 1 Sept - New Official Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team photo published. – Ryoshin-Kan Karate School.

  • 14 Sept - Dragon force Karate Show - Isle of Wight State Fair. – Windsor, VA.

  • TBD Sept - Kyu Belt Test – Ryoshin-Kan Karate School

  • TBD Sept / OCT - New Demo Team Uniforms– Ryoshin-Kan Karate School

  • Sept - VA. Beach Sun Online News - Ryoshin-Kan Karate Specials

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

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

  • Sept - Self-Defense Class Every WED - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - VA. Beach, VA.

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

  • Hanshi 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.
          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