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Valor & Virtue Martial Arts Academy LLC


To educate and empower individuals with the knowledge, skills, attributes, and abilities necessary for self-preservation and success in the world today.

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LANGLAIS-SENSEI is owner and head instructor of Valor & Virtue Martial Arts Academy LLC. A certified instructor, Sensei holds a sixth-degree black belt and has over twenty-five years' experience in martial arts, his background including extensive training in Shotokan karate, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Japanese and Okinawan weapons (kobudo), jujutsu, aikido, judo and self-defense. Read More


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*LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE. Class Observations are required* We at the Valor & Virtue Martial Arts Academy LLC believe that choosing to start martial arts training with us requires a serious commitment, and thus requires a serious decision-making process. We have a very vigorous enrollment procedure, and we only accept new students at the beginning of each quarter. Currently, we are requiring all visits be by-appointment only. Read More


What's the difference between the Karate & MMA programs?

Think of differences (and similarities) between two languages like English and Japanese being taught at a single language institute, for example. Students of Japanese would need to have certain drills to build the particular skills needed to be literate in Japanese since there are four writing systems: hiragana, katakana, roomaji, and kanji. Learning to read and write in English will require other drills to build the particular skills needed to master the spelling system and understand the breadth of borrowed words in English. Read More