The Goals We Set... 

Are The Goals We Get!!! 

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Hanshi (Grand Master) Eddie Thomas 

has trained since he was 15 years old & has 7 black belts & currently holds a 9th Degree Black Belt in American Freestyle Karate

Qualities of a Champion

Our training is designed to ensure that students are prepared – mentally and physically – to neutralize physical threats.

Foundation For Success

Develop the security and confidence to thrive in new situations. Become more focused and attentive, and equipped to do your very best!

 Our Mission

By emphasizing self-defense, health, fitness and life skills in a friendly, safe, positive environment, we inspire our students to become more confident, successful, contributing members of our community.

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Southwest VA's Premiere Martial Arts Training Facility (540) 387-0450

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Building Confidence, One Black Belt at a Time!

Thank you for visiting American Freestyle Karate. We are glad that you are considering beginning your martial arts journey with us. Our beautiful state of the art 3200 square foot facility is located in the Village Commons Shopping Center at 1780 Apperson Drive, Salem, VA

We are the premiere martial arts training facility in the area, guiding individuals from all walks of life and in all age groups, to reach their full potential.  Grandmaster Eddie Thomas has been teaching American Freestyle Karate in the Roanoke/Salem area for over 30 years.  We would be honored to assist you in any way possible. If you have any questions, feel free to call us.

American Freestyle Karate, Salem, VA

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