Richmond Martial Arts offering live online lessons for kids

At least one city martial arts studio has found a way to work around the temporary closure of its facility amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Richmond Martial Arts is now offering live online classes for kids of all abilities.

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Gym owner Johnny Ahmed has been teaching martial arts to all age levels for over decade. He has 25 years of training in Taekwon-Do (6th degree black belt), Kickboxing, Muay Thai and is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He's also a certified trainer in the Bas Rutten MMA System of mixed martial arts.

With children isolated at home and school not re-starting anytime soon, Ahmed saw an opportunity to help parents keep them physically active while having fun. 

 “Our goal at Richmond Martial Arts is to use martial arts as a vehicle to inspire kids to be more confident and focused in their daily activities.

“Coronavirus (COVID-19) is placing great strain on us all. We here at Richmond Martial Arts are taking this very seriously, and instituting new protocols designed to keep you — and our community — safe.”

Richmond Martial Arts is currently offering a free online orientation to help get kids started.

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