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A Life Changing Decision
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Huge thanks to the challenging staff of Changing Lives Krav Maga, with their help, I no longer get bullied and tormented at school anymore. Now I have more control over the world around me, it was a life changing decision for me when I decided to ...

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Student
Great for Self-Confidence
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For our daughter, we always want the best and thats is something we feel she is getting with her martial arts training. She enjoys it for the friends she’s made through it and we love it because of the life skills she is learning. Great for self...

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Krav Maga helped Police Officer
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As a police officer, a huge part of the job is staying in shape. I started taking Krav Maga classes, which is great for mental awareness and defense tactics as well. Krav Maga is also great for self-defense, useful to those who like to feel safe a...

Carlos R.
Police Enforcement Officer
Healthier and More Fit
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I first got into martial arts when I saw a groupon offer early last year, since then I no longer find myself trying to exercise and squeeze in workouts. I feel healthier and more fit than I have in years thanks to the Krav Maga training from Chang...

Robert B.
Martial Arts Student

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Message from School Owner

Welcome to Changing Lives Krav Maga of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake where we have been serving Greater Hampton Roads since 1991. Our team is standing by to show you our facility and what we have to offer you and your family. I hope you enjoy the eBook, we look forward to meeting you! Master Instructor- T. L. Thomas.

Instructors @ Changing Lives Krav Maga

The Changing Lives Krav Maga Instructors are a few of the best instructors in the nation. Certified, well trained, and active practitioners… all are hand selected by our Master Instructor which makes for a great mentor, coach and instructor for our CLMA students. CLMA Instructors focus on the training needs of each student, as an individual. Schedule a time to meet a CLMA Instructor.

Changing Lives Krav Maga School

Our school is unique and offers the perfect blend between traditional and modern martial arts. The CLKM training curriculum offers training for self-defense, fitness, military and law enforcement and for men and woman. Changing Lives Krav Maga offers a variety of specific programs for beginners to seasoned veterans. Fill out a form today or give us a call Today!

Leadership Skills

Martial arts training for women can deliver great leadership skills. It teaches all that an ideal leader should have: discipline, courtesy, respect, and honor. The setting of goals is important in both. The best part about leadership skills that it is possible to acquire them even if you are not born with them. Martial arts […]

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Stress Reduction in Martial Arts Training

The core purpose of martial arts is to ‘end conflict’ whether it is a real life opponent or whether it pertains to ending your inner conflict that gives rise to immense stress. Instead of looking at martial arts as training for combat, it is far more appropriate to understand it as a means to improve […]

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Greater Self-Discipline and Self-Control for Kids

Children should be encouraged to take up martial arts classes because the art not just helps with self-defense, but offers much more. Greater self-confidence and self-discipline are the major advantages of martial arts for kids. Learning martial arts is difficult and calls for a lot of dedication and commitment. It takes years of practice to […]

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Greater Self Discipline for Kids

Children should be encouraged to take up martial arts classes because the art not just helps with self defense, but offers much more. Greater self-confidence and self discipline are the major advantages of martial arts for kids. Learning martial arts is difficult and calls for a lot of dedication and commitment. It takes years of […]

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Welcome

Welcome to Changing Lives Krav Maga

(757) 563-9022

Thank you for visiting our martial arts website home page. We have included a short video for you to view. Our academy has several unique offers to Get You Started! Please complete any form on our site and our staff will get in touch with you with more information on the features and benefits of our programs and how we can Get You Started.

Benefits of Martial Arts Training

Benefits of Martial Arts Training

Changing Lives Krav Maga

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Developing Self-Esteem at Changing Lives Krav Maga in Virginia Beach, Virginia – With confidence comes enhanced self-esteem. We utilize a series of multiple goals that that boost self-esteem levels. This builds greater self-respect and self-esteem in our martial arts students. Please note: Our martial arts instructors turn most quiet, shy and doubtful beginners into strong outgoing leaders that become powerful practitioners.

Learning Self-Discipline at Changing Lives Krav Maga in Virginia Beach, Virginia – The foundation of martial arts is the focus of self-discipline incorporated into a students training. Instant gratification, the I want it now, and lessons in self-restraint and discipline are learned traits for both children and adults. To succeed in life…this is one of many goals we have for our students. Our Instructors are here to serve.

Making Habits of Physical Fitness – Tired of the boring mundane and repetitive workouts? Changing Lives Krav Maga in Virginia Beach, Virginia is more than a lifestyle change when it comes to fitness. It is a synergized martial arts training program that our students enhance their level of fitness. Our training facility incorporates fun and exciting training concepts that are unique to Hampton Roads. Get fit by taking the right steps to creating good habits.

Developing a Sense of Respect – As a student of Changing Lives Krav Maga in Virginia Beach, Virginia our students learn to show attention and respect to themselves and others. In this modern and fast paced world too often we see the lack of self-respect for oneself or others. We are proud of our Martial Arts students and the respect shown within the community. Through quality training our students carry on a high level of respect.