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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. We offer the Best Karate Classes and Camps for Kids in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Come on in and Join us for an Awesome Karate Adventure!
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Self-Defense.
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to all Karate Kids, Instructors & Parents on a Great Karate Summer Camp 2023
& Karate Classes
at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
in Virginia Beach, VA.
Thank you for all the support!
Well Done!

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Congrats: U.S. Open Karate Champions

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Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Rocks!

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Congrats: Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
Awarded Dojo of the Year 2019

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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 
Old School Fall Classic - U.S. Open Karate Champions
King Neptune Classic Open Martial Arts Champions
*RMAA National Director
*OMAA Virginia State Director
*World Stunt Association (WSA)
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Ryoshin-Kan Karate School

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

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 WE OFFER:
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LOCATION:
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.

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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"

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 19 National / World Championships in 1996, 1999, 2000 thru 2023.
    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.

    SPONSORSHIPS & DONATIONS
    SPONSORS WANTED !
    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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  • Awesome Dragon Force Karate Shows: Congrats to Dragon Force Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on performing two awesome Karate Shows for the Brilliant Beginnings Learning Centers (Holland Rd & Green Garden Circle) on 31 July 2023.
  • Great Dragon Force Karate Show: Team Dragon Force and Ryoshin-Kan Karate School Rocked the Artisans Showplace Event with an awesome Karate Show on 15 July 2023. Well Done!
  • Great Karate Summer Camp 2023: All ten weeks of Karate Summer Camp were great at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School in Virginia Beach, VA. Well Done!
  • Happy Birthday Sensei Thompson: We had a great Birthday Party for Sensei Thompson on 9 June 2023 at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School. Osu!
  • Battle of the 7 Cities Karate Champions 2023: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on your Victory at the Battle of the 7 Cities Martial Arts Championships on 3 June 2023. Team Dragon Force Won 1st Place Team Demo Grand Champion Trophy. Ryoshin-Kan won 22 beautiful Trophies & Medals in Demo,kata,weps & sparring. Osu!
  • Great Kyu Belt Test - May 2023: Congrats to all students on your promotions after a great Kyu Belt Test at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on 20 & 27 May 2023. Thank you to all Students and Parents for all the support.Osu!
  • Great Dragon Force Demo Team Tryouts 2023: Congrats to Kaylyn, Joshua and Layla for being selected to the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team after awesome Tryouts at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on 22 April 2023. Well Done!
  • King Neptune Classic Karate Champions 2023: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on your Victory at the King Neptune Classic Open Martial Arts Championships on 4 March 2023. Team Dragon Force Won 1st Place Team Demo Grand Champion Trophy. Ryoshin-Kan won 21 beautiful Medals in Demo,kata,weps & sparring. Osu!
  • Great Kyu Belt Test 2023: Congrats to all students on your promotions after a great Kyu Belt Test at Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on 28 January & 11 , 18 February and 15 April 2023. Well Done!
  • Great Winter Shugyo 2023: Congrats to all Ryoshin-Kan Black Belts on an excellent Winter Shugyo Conducted on the Beach and in the Ocean at Virginia Beach, VA on 1 January 2023. Osu!
  • U.S. Open Karate Champions 2022: Congrats to Dragon Force Demo Team & Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on your Victory at the Old School Fall Classic U.S. Open Karate Championships on 17 Sept 2022. Team Dragon Force Won 1st Place Team Demo. Ryoshin-Kan won 7 Trophies in Demo,kata & weps. Osu!
  • Happy 43rd Anniversary: Congrats to Ryoshin-Kan Karate School & Dragon Force Demo Team on your 43rd anniversary!

  • 2023


    UPCOMING EVENTS:

    (SEPTEMBER)

  • 1 to 30 September 2023 - Open for Karate Classes, Camp & Private Lessons every Monday thru Saturday.

  • 2, 7, 9, 14 Sept - Mandatory Dragon Force Demo Team & Tournament practice - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School, Virginia Beach, VA.

  • 2 Sept - Kyu Belt Test - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School, Virginia Beach, VA.

  • 16 Sept - Old School Fall Classic U.S. Open KarateChampionships - Norfolk Collegiate, Norfolk, VA.

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

  • *Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Practice - Every Saturday 1pm & Thursday 5 to 7pm - Ryoshin-Kan Karate School.

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

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

  • *Hanshi Thompson's Martial Arts Seminars- U.S.A.
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    Dragon Force Karate Demo Team
    1064 Lynnhaven Parkway (ste 106)
    Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
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