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Only 6 Weeks Until Krav Camp & Blackbelt Retreat!

Has this year flown by or what knights & family?

Believe it or not, we are only 6 weeks away from our 2020 Krav Camp & Blackbelt Retreat!


The event will be a weekend long retreat, beginning with Blackbelt presentations Friday night and ending with Blackbelt test Sunday!

The retreat is for all Blackbelts and especially those testing to their Blackbelt or next step or degree.


But all KMMA practitioners of any rank or level are welcome to join us for training Saturday!

More info and registration here: 2020 Krav Camp & Blackbelt Retreat


  • if you are testing, please email me at so that I can get you some special instructions and make sure you are on my roster and such. Amongst other things, I have a presentation I need you to prepare, so don’t miss this step!


  • The rest of you are testing the week before for your next ranks by the way!


  • And the Graduation and Blackbelt Extravaganza for all will be the week after! More details coming later this week!


Speaking of events and Blackbelts, we are also entering Blackbelt Goal Setting Season at KMMA!

  •     As I have been teaching every time I get on the mat, goal setting, visualization and renewing our goals periodically is an absolutly essential piece of accomplishing anything great. A worthy enough goal (a compelling why) keeps us moving in the direction of it even when the going gets tough. Sensei Kyle and Sensei Sarah will be leading you through important goal setting and visualization activities, and we have some great events and surprises for you too. (Don’t miss next week by the way, and come in your best uniform!)


  • I am teaching a Blackbelt Leadership seminar this Friday night that is going to be awesome! I’ll teach some more on the magic of goal getting, and Team KMMA and other Blackbelts and up and coming leaders are going to help teach on What To Say When You Talk To Yourself and also some fun material including Nunchaku, Kali and Bo staff training! It’s Friday from 7-8:30! You gotta be there! and Krav Maga Martial Arts have been empowering lives through the martial arts in the Tampa Bay area for 20 years!

Founded in 2000 by Grandmaster Stephen J. Del Castillo, a 7th degree Black Belt and Sr. Master Instructor, Krav Maga Martial Arts and Karate lessons for pre-school children ages 3-6 and elementary age kids ages 7 and up are designed to develop the critical building blocks kids need – specialized for their age group – for school excellence and later success in life.

Krav Maga Martial Arts Adult Krav Maga training is a complete adult self defense, fitness, and conditioning program for adults who want to learn real world self defense, lose weight, and/or get (and stay in shape).

If you have any questions about our program, or would like to go ahead redeem your 2 weeks FREE, you can call us anytime at 813-547-6368 or visit our Krav Maga Martial Arts website.

About Grandmaster Stephen J. Del Castillo: Grandmaster Del Castillo is the founding Master Instructor of Krav Maga Martial Arts and has been empowering lives in Pasco and Hillsborough Counties since October of 2000. He is a 7th degree Blackbelt, MBA, author, mentor and success coach, a US Army Veteran and a proud father and grandfather. He is married to Ms. Barbara Del Castillo who helps him run the school. Grand Master Del Castillo began his training in the early 80’s and has high level blackbelts in Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Premier Martial Arts and Krav Maga Martial Arts as well as experience in kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do and Jiujitsu. He has high level instructor certifications from BBSI, IKMF, and KMG and has been featured in numerous Martial Arts publications and also Success magazine. He was a competitive sport karate and American Kickboxing instructor until he enlisted in the US Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division, where he won an Army Green to Gold scholarship and proceeded to ROTC and the University of Tampa. He was commisioned in 1992 and went on to serve in Germany with the 3rd Infantry Division and then in several other posts in the US until he left military service to pursue his dream of creating KMMA in 2000.

The Krav MagaMartial Arts Headquarters is in Lutz, FL at 1900 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., 33549. Krav Maga Martial Arts serves Lutz, Land O’ Lakes, Wesley Chapel, and surrounding areas.

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