Renaissance Academy of Martial Arts is the finest school in Lynchburg, Virginia. We are dedicated to making your Martial Arts experience enjoyable and satisfying. With classes held daily for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, May-Thai Kickboxing, Kids Karate, and Total Self-Defense we have something for all levels and all ages.  Our instructors have studied and trained for years to qualify as part of the Renaissance Academy of Martial Arts Team, and their primary goal is to assist you in being the best you can be.

Our carefully structured programs go far beyond punching, blocking, and kicking. We will help you acquire effective self-defense skills and provide you with a comprehensive, personal development program. It is our goal to raise the quality of life for all our students in every way possible. Although we honor Martial Arts traditions that go back centuries, we are dynamic and are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to enthuse and excite our students.

At our Academy we also host various activities and events for everyone’s convenience and enjoyment. We have parties for all major holidays, Day Camps on Professional Days, an annual Anniversary with Academy Awards, and many more exciting events. We also offer Birthday Parties filled with exciting Martial Arts Games and a Black Belt instructor ready to teach awesome techniques to all our birthday guests.

We pledge to make each student’s journey as fun, exciting, and educating as possible. We monitor progress closely and walk with students every step of the way. We believe that being a Martial Artist is not just learning to kick and punch, it is about becoming the best that you can be in every way.

Coach Jamie speaks on why he got involved in Martial Arts training at the age of 12. He also speaks to the many benefits he has received from training and why he is teaching the curriculum he teaches today. Coach Jamie started with Tae Kwon Do back in 1988 earned Red Belt then moved into Karate where he earned Black Belt. From that time he began to train boxing with a local boxing team and Started training JKD, Muay Thai and eventually Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His reason for training Martial Arts is the same today as it was when he started at age 12… to improve every aspect of his life and to learn build healthy habits both mentally and physically.