JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS AT MAT LIFE

TRAIN WITH GAINESVILLE’S COMPREHENSIVE KARATE, JU JUTSU, AND JUDO TRAINING COMMUNITY

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WE STARTED TEACHING GAINESVILLE JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS IN 1978, AND WE’VE BEEN INNOVATING EVER SINCE.


THE MAT LIFE DIFFERENCE

MAT LIFE TRAINING CENTER IS A PROFESSIONAL MARTIAL ARTS AND COMBAT SPORTS ACADEMY FOCUSED ON OFFERING A PREMIER TRAINING ENVIRONMENT, EXPERIENCE, AND VALUE.

ALL MEMBERSHIPS INCLUDE COMPLIMENTARY ONE-ON-ONE COACHING AND PROGRESSIVE INDIVIDUALIZED TRAINING PLANS SPECIFIC TO EACH STUDENT’S GOALS AND NEEDS.

ABOUT

MAT LIFE IS NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA’S MOST COMPREHENSIVE JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL. OUR UNIQUE PROGRAM OFFERS KARATE, JAPANESE JU JUTSU, AIKI-JITSU, JUDO, WOMENS-ONLY AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS FOR ADULT, TEEN, AND YOUTH STUDENTS.

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TRAINING TIMES

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  • SUNDAY | 12P OPEN MAT

  • MONDAY | 6A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 9A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 12P KARATE, 4:30P YOUTH KARATE, 5:30P KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 6:30P KARATE

  • TUESDAY | 7A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 10A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 4:30P KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 4:30P YOUTH JUDO, 8:30P KICKBOXING CONDITIONING

  • WEDNESDAY | 9A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 11A MMA, 12P AIKI-JITSU, 4:30P YOUTH KARATE, 5:30P KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 6:30P MMA, 6:30P KARATE / JAPANESE JU JUTSU

  • THURSDAY | 7A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 10A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 4:30P YOUTH JUDO, 8:30P KICKBOXING CONDITIONING

  • FRIDAY | 6A KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 12P JAPANESE WEAPONS, 4:30P YOUTH JAPANESE WEAPONS, 5:30P KICKBOXING CONDITIONING, 6:30P JAPANESE WEAPONS

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PROGRAM

OUR HEAD COACH JASON DODD IS A FIFTH DEGREE BLACK BELT AND RENSHI SHIHAN IN YUSHINMON SHORINJI-RYU KARATE, RENSHI SHIHAN AND MASTER BLACK BELT IN JAPANESE JU JUTSU, AND MASTER SWORDSMAN WITH MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF TRAINING EXPERIENCE UNDER MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS IN THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN. OUR KARATE PROGRAM IS AFFILIATED WITH YUSHINMON BUDO-DEN UNDER SOKE NAKASAKI TOKYO, JAPAN.

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YOUR JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS COACHES

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SHIHAN JASON DODD
KARATE, JAPANESE JU JUTSU, WEAPONS

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PROFESSOR KA SHAKOOR
AIKI-JITSU, JAPANESE JU JUTSU, WEAPONS

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SENSEI JAMES MCKIBBEN
KARATE, JAPANESE JU JUTSU, WEAPONS

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SENSEI MICHAEL SELLI
KARATE, JAPANESE JU JUTSU, WEAPONS

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SENSEI JUSTIN WHITE
JAPANESE JU JUTSU

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SENPEI NATALIE VAUGHN
YOUTH KARATE