Valley Martial Arts Center

Valley Martial Arts Center


Are you participating this year?
Good luck to everyone testing today! Wish I could be there to cheer you on (from an appropriate distance). 🥳
Attention grapplers The Anaheim April 6th Tournament 🚨Regular registration ends March 31st at midnight 🕛 Register on-line today
***Gi and Nogi***
Divisions for all ages and all skill levels.
Great class tonight! See you next weekend!
Class was fun yesterday....looking forward to this evening's!
***Submission Challenge Anaheim April 6th, 2019***
Submission Only Jiu-Jitsu Tournament for Everyone using EBI Rules. Gi and No-Gi. All Ages. More info at

About us! Submission Challenge is the nation's first and longest running EBI Submission Only Tournament. We’ve spent years working through all forms of submission only rulesets and the EBI set has proven superior time and time again! We offer this incredible ruleset in an Open Jiu-Jitsu tournament format. Open to all ages (kids, teens, adults, masters, directors, executives) Gi and No-Gi, White to Black Belt with championship belts for the advanced division winners. Coming to a city near you…
***No Points, No Advantages, Submission Only!***
Western Regional 6/18/2017
Third Place Kata
I.A.K we are proud of you!

Jean Jacques Machado affiliate Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (adults and kids)
Shotokan Karate (adults and kids

Operating as usual


Over 1000 kids competed at the world championship in Poland 10 days ago, one of them was our own student, Ryoto.

Train hard and let's have a few of us compete in the next world championship!

Photos from Valley Martial Arts Center's post 08/29/2022


Photos from Valley Martial Arts Center's post 04/27/2022


Tuhon Nick!

KIL is eager to announce Tuhon Nick Papadakis ( ) will be on the next episode of FMA DISCUSSIONS, hosted by .8553 . Be on the lookout for this exciting new interview!

Kombat Instruments Limited- Quality Martial Arts Supplies for the Serious Fighter.

Support Ukraine kids, organized by Avi Rokah 03/08/2022

Support Ukraine kids, organized by Avi Rokah

Support Ukraine kids, organized by Avi Rokah Dear Karate Family and Friends, We are urgently pleading for your contribution to help us support … Avi Rokah needs your support for Support Ukraine kids

Martial Arts | United States | Valley Martial Arts Center 02/14/2022

Martial Arts | United States | Valley Martial Arts Center

We back with all our classes now open! Come in and try a FREE CLASS!
Shotokan Karate (Nishiyama style), Pekiti Tersia Kali, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Machado style), Japanese Ju Jitsu (self defense)
Kids karate
Kids Bjj
Minikicks 3-5 year olds for schedule and fees

Martial Arts | United States | Valley Martial Arts Center Valley Martial Arts Center teaches Shotokan Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Filipino Kali, Self-Defense. High ranking instructors, kind staffs, clean facility, reasonable prices. Able to teaches not only the high level techniques but also the culture and heritage behind each art.


Looking forward to training in 2022!!
Tomorrow- Sunday January 2
9am Gentle Lion Self Defense
10:30am - Kids Karate
1:00pm - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Thanks all for coming to celebrate our re-opening!

We had more people not pictured... Sorry if you left early or came late.

Better location, better facility, better parking, same top-level instructors and same (and many new) enthusiastic students!

VMAC will keep thriving to be the best martial arts studio in the area. We truly appreciate your support!


Let's party, VMAC style! Details TBA. Current members, past members, future/potential members, friends, family, neighbors, all are welcome!

If you want to join/rejoin us, we are running a promotion. Contact us now!

Photos from Valley Martial Arts Center's post 11/03/2021

Our new home is coming along slowly but surely...!

Photos from Valley Martial Arts Center's post 08/31/2021

JON gets his black belt from Jean Jacques Machado!!


Congrats to all who tested yesterday!


Good luck Riley, Ryoto, Sarah, Chloe and TJ! You will do great!!

Check YouTube live streaming on this channel this Sunday at noon (our competitors start after 1:40pm):


Our own Tuhon Nick will be on a Zoom seminar!


Who wants to try Zoom karate? Let us know and we'll send you the link!!


Thank you Sensei Justo Gomez from Argentina (7-time world champion!) Dojo Justo Gomez for joining our karate class on Zoom tonight!


Still kicking at home!


First VMAC virtual karate class done! Great job everyone!



MMA class at VMAC!!!


Our new brown belt Kyle!!


Special training at VMAC!

Join us Saturday, November 23.


karate seminar in minneapolis!


this weekend!


Sign up now WHITE BELTS!!!


Monday night Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - back takes


Nick Papadakis


Brazilian Jiu jitsu promotions!!


Kali crew having a staff meeting!!


Congrats Misaki for passing 2nd kyu brown belt! #


Some Bjj members visit the master!!
Jean Jacques Machado


Shigeru Mitani!! New Shodan at VMAC!!


Saturday morning karate students doing their katas


Nice big class tonight!!!


The last day of 2019 Southern California Winter Training. Good turn out! Hard yet fun class, thank you Sensei Ron!


3-day New Year morning trainings done! Tomorrow and day after, special karate training at Rokah Karate, 6-7AM, followed by a 10:30AM class at VMAC on Saturday. Hope many of us will make it!

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Videos (show all)

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Nick Papadakis
Saturday morning karate students doing their katas
We have a few going to Masters!!  Training hard!
Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu part 2
Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Bjj meets Kali - a twisting/hand and grip strengthening exercise.
Fun while training!!!
No GI Bjj Fridays 7:30-8:30pm
Nate v. Mike
Taichiro Sensei v Nate TamAdult advanced karate class!
NO GI at VMAC!!!!




Los Angeles, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 5pm - 10pm
Tuesday 5pm - 6pm
6:30pm - 9pm
Wednesday 5pm - 10:30pm
Thursday 5pm - 10:30pm
Friday 6pm - 8:30pm
Saturday 10:30am - 1pm
Sunday 9am - 4pm
6pm - 7pm

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