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(604) 241-7624
150-11780 Hammersmith Way, Richmond, V7A 5E9

About Richmond Martial Arts
in Richmond,

Meet Johnny Ahmed

Owner and Chief Instructor at
Richmond Martial Arts in Richmond
6th Degree Black Belt

Welcome to Richmond Martial Arts!  

With the honor of having been voted one of the Top 3 Best Martial Arts Studios by the Richmond News, we are dedicated to helping you reach your full potential with the best martial arts training in town!

Our goal is to help you reach YOUR goals. Whether you’re looking for a safe outlet for your child to release some extra energy, gain confidence or learn anti-bully skills… or if you’re looking for a FUN way to get in shape and learn self-defense, we can help you make that happen. Your goals are our goals and we don’t stop until we achieve them together.

The minute you walk through our doors, you’ll feel the inspiring, family vibe we have here. We offer age-specific classes that are organized and well-planned to make sure that your whole family is always in a safe, comfortable environment. Our awesome staff guarantees that your family will be treated with the utmost respect and care, no matter what.

Variety is the spice of life here at Richmond Martial Arts and we specialize in teaching a variety of martial arts classes for kids, as well as fitness kickboxing and Krav Maga for teens and adults. We teach all ages, from 2 to adult, and focus on realistic fitness and practical self-defense techniques.

Our goal is to unleash the giant within you, no matter what age, background or fitness level you are, and to EMPOWER everyone who walks through our doors in a way that’s challenging, exciting and so much FUN!

Martial arts is a valuable tool for life. You can use it to improve your life, as well as the lives of others. We strive to help you and your family thrive, both on and off the mat, with every kick, punch and strike you perform.

We love martial arts and think you’ll LOVE what it does for your body, mind and spirit as you gain…

  • Laser-like focus, confidence and a longer attention span
  • Strength, fitness and endurance
  • Self-discipline and perseverance
  • A greater awareness of self and your surroundings
  • Anti-bully/Self-defense skills and the courage to use them

Those are all PRICELESS benefits that give you peace of mind and set the stage for success in everything you endeavor to do.

Be sure to check out the SUPER-LOW Web Special going on and say hello to BIG Savings! You’ll get more than just Savings though… you’ll also enjoy physical and mental fitness, invaluable life skills and self-defense know how.

The instructors are AWESOME and really know their stuff! Everything from being highly skilled in the martial arts to practicing what they preach and knowing how to teach in a way that both kids and adults can understand and do.

With their many years of teaching experience, outgoing personality and caring nature, they will help you develop the skills needed to master the art. That way you can focus not only on what you’re good at, but also get their support in areas where you might need it, so you can gain confidence and progress at your pace. We really listen to our students and build on that relationship of open communication and trust.

Your life is about to change in amazing and unexpected ways! We look forward to training with you and joining you on your adventurous journey to fitness fun, the thrill of martial arts and all the LIFE-ENHANCING changes you’ll see in yourself and your life.

Head Instructor

Johnny Ahmed has been teaching martial arts to all age groups and levels for over a decade. In 2007, he opened Richmond Martial Arts so he could introduce even more students to the art form.

Johnny has 25 years of training in Taekwon-Do (6th degree black belt), Kickboxing, Muay Thai and is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (given by Royce Gracie). He's also a certified trainer in the Bas Rutten MMA System of mixed martial arts.

He’s trained with some of the finest martial artists in the world including: Bill “Super Foot” Wallace, Billy Blanks, Royce Gracie, Cung Le, Randy Couture and Bas Rutten.

Johnny competed in competitions throughout North America five times a year from 1995 to 2008, was a member and team captain of the BC Team, top pick of the Alberta Team and coached the Junior BC Team. He has also attended numerous seminars with the founder of Taekwon-Do.

“Martial Arts changed my life. It kept me on a straight path when my friends were getting into trouble. It built up my confidence. And it increased my fitness to a high level. Now I want to help as many people as I can using the martial arts” - Johnny Ahmed

How to Get Started

Come join our Richmond, Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in After School, Birthday Parties, Summer Camp, Kids Martial Arts, Krav Maga, Kickboxing, and Capoeira. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at (604) 241-7624 if you have any further questions. Richmond Martial Arts hopes to speak with you soon!

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