Founded by Chief Master William Clark, Karate America is a popular martial-arts school that believes martial arts can make people happier and healthier. With locations around Florida, Karate America is staffed by highly trained instructors teaching children and adults the self-defense moves of tae kwon do, krav maga, and kickboxing. While training in a team-like atmosphere in each of these classes, members learn self-discipline and respect, gain lean muscle, and burn calories.
Whether they're gliding around a polished roller-skating rink or carefully lining up putts on the Swamp Golf course, kids are never at a loss for fun at Skate Station. The fun center compiles a variety of attractions at one location so families can spend a day playing together. The arcade areas holds air-hockey tables and all sorts of ticket games to rack up high scores on, and kids can bust out pretend parkas and oxygen masks to scale Skate Station's rock-climbing wall.
Signature service: Muay Thai Kickboxing & MMA Fitness
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1–2 hours
Pro Tip: Wear comfortable clothing and any shoes that you can easily slip on and off, we train barefoot.
At H&H Firearms LLC, NRA-certified pistol instructor Robert Huston and Florida Department of Law Enforcement–certified instructor Dan Dan DeCoursey prep students to apply for state concealed-weapon permits. When not lending their expertise in class, the duo runs a small shop where they advise guests on arms and ammo.
A Social Affair’s rhythmically gifted instructors share the secrets of a variety of ballroom and Latin dance styles with students of all levels. Newbie hoofers can learn the spicy moves of Cuban motion, merengue, and samba or get schooled in the swinging styles of the foxtrot, hustle, chinchilla cha-cha, and more. During each private lesson, students get 30 minutes of one-on-one training time with an instructor with zero left feet and a spring-loaded spine. Private lessons are taught Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Drop-in group class lessons, held Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., give budding dancers the invaluable experience of practicing with different partners, trying out new routines, and tightening teeth-rose grasps. All of the school’s members can attend practice parties, held on Fridays at 8 p.m., to rehearse moves, sip complimentary refreshments, and mingle.
A State Amateur Champion a former Nike/Nationwide Tour Member, Nicky Martin has more than 30 years of experience playing and instructing golf an a competitive level. With the belief that no two students are the same, he customizes instruction for each individual’s swing with the goal of creating solid, repeating shots. As a teacher, some of his students have gone on to acclaim such as winning the Florida State Amateur Championship and walking on to the University of Florida golf team.