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Plan B Cycling's velocipede virtuosos ready bi-wheeled roadsters for competitive racing and leisurely rides with professional tune-ups, earning them the 2008 title of "Best New Shop in North America" by Bicycle Retailer and Industry News. Before lubing the chain and adjusting gears, brakes, and bearings, they'll commence the basic tune up by removing dirt from the body and obsolete Football Ballet League trading cards from the spokes. One of these staffers then perform a wheel truing to align wobbly wheels, refill the tires with air, and helm a safety check and test ride to ensure bikes are in tip-top shape. A superior tune-up builds upon the services in the basic tune-up, tacking on a wash and wax of the frame and wheels, as well as a thorough cleaning and greasing of the bottom bracket. They'll also check the bike chain and tire wear. Otherwise, the premium tune up involves a complete overhaul of the bike, commissioning bike gurus to disassemble the entire road warrior before degreasing and polishing all of the parts. New bar tape revivifies lackluster handlebars and new cables stream hours of entertainment from HBO. Premium customers also receive a free tune-up within six weeks of service.

4639 S Clyde Morris Blvd
Port Orange,
FL
US

Signature service: Martial Arts and Functional Self-defense

Established: 1995

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours

Pro Tip: We train first and foremost for street self-defense, with a focus on building complete self-defense athletes and having fun.

Q&A with Juan, Owner And Head Instructor

How is your approach different than that of other professionals in your field?

My approach is different than others, because I developed and trained people in functional hand-to-hand tactics for the U.S. Army Rangers and the 82nd Airborne Division. I served 24 years in the military and my tactics and curriculum have been used in real world situations.

We're dedicated to giving students the highest-quality martial arts training in disciplines such as Jeet Kune Do, Kali-Escrima-Silat (Filipino martial arts), Thai Boxing (Muay Thai), Combat Submission Wrestling, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. We feel that change is necessary through constantly searching for ways to improve one?s martial arts abilities.

Do you or your staff have any special certifications or degrees?

I am a Full Certified Instructor under Dan Inosanto (Bruce Lee's Protege), and hold a black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?

I started training in martial arts at the age of 5. I've developed my curriculum over the years, and founded Combatives Unlimited in 1995.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

I am an Affiliation Representative for Erik Paulson Combat Submission Wrestling for Jacksonville, FL.

2175 Kingsley Ave
Orange Park,
FL
US

New Life Martial Arts has programs for all ages—kids, adults, and seniors. Under the direction of black-belt Sensei Angie Warga, kids learn karate and valuable self-defense skills as well as discipline, respect, and coordination. Sensei Warga also holds classes for adults, during which she combines effective moves from styles such as karate, jujitsu, tae kwon do, and muay thai. New Life Martial Arts also hosts fitness-for-seniors classes as well as fitness and conditioning classes for adults. New Life Martial Arts has been named by the Daytona Beach News Journal's reader choice award as the best martial arts dojo for 2012, as well as being a member of the Port Orange-South Daytona chamber of commerce.

5571 South Ridgewood Avenue
Port Orange,
FL
US

Karate for Kids USA is a martial-arts school for both children and adults that puts an emphasis on physical fitness and building confidence. Offering traditional sessions taught by experienced instructors, Karate for Kids USA teaches discipline and respect. Belt programs and fast-moving classes help keep students' interest. Clients can burn calories, gain strength, and bully-proof themselves.

3761 S Nova Rd
Port Orange,
FL
US

At Elite Muay Thai, a team of martial-arts instructors passes martial-arts wisdom to trainees in a range of daily classes. Day and nighttime classes include muay thai kickboxing, jiujitsu, mixed martial arts, and general fitness.

4240 South Ridgewood Avenue
Port Orange,
FL
US