703.823.5425 or 571.340.8400

512D S. Van Dorn St 
Alexandria VA 22304 us

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Dearest VAMAI Family:

I would like to thank the entire VAMAI family for all of your hard work, support, and most sincerely all of your personality that you have put forth making VAMAI more than just any martial arts school.

Our goal is to provide to each of you an atmosphere of caring and nurturing that will inspire and motivate you to become the best citizens you can be and the ability to utilize martial arts techniques, should you ever need them.

We will persistently maintain an environment that encourages interdependent collaboration among us sharing the belief in a set of strong principles in an environment where the interdependence magnifies the individual strengths of all students.

With Honor,

Master T.

We offer the ultimate martial arts experience! But, don’t just take our word for it - read our rave reviews!...

We are conveniently located in the Van Dorn Station Shopping Center across from Giant Food at 512-D South Van...

Besides being a lot of fun and a great form of self-defense, the exercise you get from martial arts style workout ...

Our after school program has incredible value! You are going to love the activities that are included...



As the Student Pledge Is recited at the beginning of each class,

you are pledging your commitment to learning to live by the tenets.

The Student Pledge reflects the principles of the five tenets of Tae Kwon Do:





Indomitable Spirit

Featured on CBS 9 News

Featured on Voice of America

2014 Business Hall of Fame Best of Alexandria Award

2014 2013 2012 Best of Alexandria Award

Google Favorite Places Award

VA Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year Award

VA Tae Kwon Do Outstanding School Award

VA Tae Kwon Do School Master Appreciation Award

George Mason University School Master Certificate of Appreciation

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Leadership Award

Dedicated Service & Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Tae Kwon Do Award

World Tae Kwon Do Kukkiwon Letter of Commendation





vamai news

a message from master t.


This week's schedule (9/25-9/30):

  • Mon, 9/25: no class - testing
  • Tue, 9/26: no class - testing
  • Wed, 9/27: no class - testing
  • Thu, 9/28: no class - private testing at 6:30pm - by appointment only
  • Fri, 9/29: OPEN to all students graduating to come practice/prepare to train/prepare for graduation - class 5:40pm to 6:30pm.
  • Sat, 9/30: GRADUATION - please arrive no later than 11:15am.

Belt Promotion Test Dates:

  • Semi / Black / Adults: Mon, 9/25 at 7pm
  • Green / Purple / Blue / Sr Blue / Red / Brown: Tue, 9/26 at 5:40pm
  • Beginners / White / Yellow / Orange: Wed, 9/27 at 5:40pm
  • Graduation Ceremony: Sat, 9/30 at 11:30am to 1pm

No Classes on:

  • Fri, Oct 6

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