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Middle Ground Martial Arts

Judo, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Fitness

Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS IN THE GYM

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Kickboxing

Comprehensive Striking

Technical Work

Partner Drills

Bag/Mitt Work

Contact Us

CONTACT US

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Middle Ground Martial Arts

785 Acorn Drive #102

Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802

MiddleGroundMartialArts@gmail.com

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OUR TEAM OF EXPERTS & COACHES

About Us

RANDY SIMPSON- Judo and Kickboxing Coach, Owner

Owner and coach Randy Simpson comes from a background of martial arts and sports science. He been training for more than 22 years in Judo, kickboxing, and Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate. He encourages students to explore all aspects of martial arts training, but focuses his classes on the combative and self defense aspects. Simpson's interest in martial arts led him to earn a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology and related training:

  • 2nd degree black belt/nidan, Judo

  • 3rd degree black belt/sandan, Karate

  • RKC Certified Kettlebell Instructor

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer since 2010

  • NASM MMA Conditioning Specialist

  • Functional Movement Screen Level 1

  • Rock Steady Boxing Coach

JASON DUNAWAY- Head Kickboxing Coach

Jason Dunaway's martial arts background began with a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and at age 1 4 he began competing in kickboxing.  He competed internationally, winning the IKF World Classic in both 2011 and 2012. Coach Dunaway focuses on the fundamentals and practical application of kickboxing as a martial art, and also coaches our fight team. Dunaway served in the United States Marine Corps.

Alan Souryvong- Muay Thai

Alan's Muay Thai journey began as a teenager. He contributes his extensive knowledge of traditional Thai boxing to our classes as well as our fight team.

STEPHANIE HIGGS- Kid's Judo, Women's SD, Personal Training

Stephanie began training in Judo in 2020. She develops and teaches our women's self defense program and teaches our kid's Judo class. She is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, as well as a Rock Steady Boxing coach and holds a yonkyu/Green belt in Judo.  She has competed in Jiujitsu, triathlons, 5/10k races and trail running.

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