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Sifu Justin Och has studied shotokan, kenpo, and tae kwon, but his specialty is wing chun—a style of kung fu developed nearly 350 years ago and eventually made famous through Bruce Lee and his instructor, Ip Man. The style is as graceful as it is intense and effective, which makes it ideal for people of all walks of life: adults, children, the elderly, and the undead. This versatility appealed to Justin, so he took up the art and earned his black-and-gold sash—the highest wing chun rank—in 2009. Now, he and his team of experienced instructors teach the next generation of wing chun practitioners during classes for adults and youths of all fitness levels, from those who are overweight to triathletes. Their instruction focuses on practical self-defense skills, teaching hand-to-hand techniques applicable in real-world defense scenarios. The team also leads boot-camp classes and afterschool programs for kids. In addition to being a kung fu expert, Justin is a certified nutritional specialist who can help clients with all aspects of their weight loss goals.
Ross Kellin, owner and head instructor of Champions MMA, knows a thing or two about marital arts. He's not only a black belt in Brazilian jujitsu but a licensed boxing and mixed-martial-arts trainer and manager. His unique perspective of the sport, both in and out of the ring, has raised his team of fighters to become a powerhouse in the industry.
But Kellin, a Lakeland native, doesn't just concentrate on his rising fighters. He also turns his careful attention to kids, offering after-school programs, summer camps, and even birthday parties. And, for clients looking to up their fitness sans cage match, Champions MMA hosts a cardio-kickboxing program that uses Tiger Vascular Boxing Fitness workouts to obliterate calories.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Kickboxing is made up of many disciplines which incorporate moves and techniques from many martial arts. We utilize this ideology to bring you a fun and easy way to get you into the best shape of your life!
What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans?
Our staff is here to make your experience an Action packed, Fun filled and Easy to learn way to help students achieve their goals!
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Martial Arts was always apart of my life and I wanted to share my passion with the world in a way that everyone can have fun with!
What do you love most about your job?
Working with so many great people from all walks of life, to help them achieve their goals!
Golf Etc. Lakeland helps golfers through the entire process of upgrading their arsenal, from finding brand-name equipment to adjusting their current gear to fit their game. Brothers Luke and J.J. Miller—the latter of whom coaches golf at Southeastern University—run the shop and personally oversee the custom club-fitting process. In the hitting bay in the back of the store, visitors are likely to see Luke—who fits and maintains clubs for many local pros—analyzing a client's swing with technology that helps him prescribe the right club or zone in on any modifications, such as adjusting the length of the shaft or replacing the club head with a jai-alai basket. Golf Etc. also features an indoor putting green for golfers to test out prospective flatsticks, and J.J. and Luke regularly perform club re-gripping and repair services.
Whether a client's goal is to lose weight or prepare for a professional mixed-martial-arts competition, the instructors at Lakeland Delariva Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu have the knowledge and experience to help. They teach more than 20 weekly classes and open-mat sessions, demonstrating techniques that range from boxing to the submission- and grappling-based maneuvers of Brazilian ju-jitsu. After group warm-ups, kids and adults—both men and women— wearing traditional gi uniforms, shorts and T-shirts, or full suits of armor learn how to defend themselves against attackers. The team also hosts live sparring sessions where students can apply their skills in real-world scenarios.