Martial Arts Classes for Residents of Forest VA

If your a Forest Virginia resident looking to get into martial arts, come experience excellence at the Renaissance Academy of Martial Arts. Discover the joy and fulfillment of Martial Arts with our wide range of classes. From Brazilian Jiu-jitsu to Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kids Karate to Total Self-Defense, we have something for everyone, regardless of age or skill level. Our dedicated instructors have devoted years to their training, ensuring that they are part of the elite Renaissance Academy of Martial Arts Team. Their sole mission is to guide you towards reaching your full potential.

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu

Kid's Karate

Muay Thai Kickboxing

Krav Maga

Combat Submission Wrestling

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

RAM is the ultimate destination for Forest VA residents looking for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Our top-notch instructors, with extensive experience, will guide you on your journey. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, we have the perfect class for you.

Renaissance Academy is a part of the prestigious Pedro Sauer Association. Led by 3rd degree black belt, Jamie Ridgeway, with over 25 years of expertise, our academy provides a fun, positive, and secure atmosphere to master the art of Gracie Jiu Jitsu.

Kids Karate

Get your kids involved in Karate classes at the Renaissance Academy! Our children’s program is all about building strong character and teaching self-defense and life-saving skills. Not only will your children learn practical martial arts, but they will also develop the essential principles of the black belt: Modesty, Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, and Self-Control.

Bring your child to our exciting and safe training facility where they can have fun and burn off excess energy. Our program is perfect for active kids or those who need a boost in energy. We promise a positive transformation for your child!

Muay Thai Kickboxing

Experience the power of Muay Thai, a globally recognized and highly effective form of self-defense. In our classes, you will master punches, kicks, elbows, and knees – combining them into an incredible arsenal of techniques.

Our Muay Thai Kick Boxing Instructor Coach Jamie, a 26-year veteran of Muay Thai. With extensive experience from various camps and trained by the legendary striking Coach Duke Roufus, Coach Jamie holds a black belt. Coach Roufus has mentored numerous UFC fighters, including Anthony and Surgio Petis, Tyrone Woodley, and Alan Belcher. Join us and unleash your potential under the guidance of our expert coaches.

Krav Maga

Forest Va residents can learn premier self defense at RAM with our highly effective Krav Maga classes. Led by experienced instructors with expertise in Krav Maga and other martial arts disciplines, our classes provide top-notch training. Our Total Self-Defense Program combines the best of Savate, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kali, Krav Maga, and Self Defense from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to offer the ultimate level of effectiveness in any self defense situation. Join us and master the art of self defense today.

Combat Submission Wrestling

Master the art of submission wrestling with RAM’s premier classes. Led by experienced instructors who have competed at the highest levels, you’ll learn the winning strategies to become the best submission grappler you can be. In our classes, you’ll learn all the techniques you need to dominate your opponents. You’ll learn how to take them down, control them on the ground, and submit them with a variety of different holds.