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What a great week at KMMA!

It’s been a busy morning!

But it’s so much fun for me, because I am working on things for you!

I have a great surprise for you at the graduation party this weekend!

It’s a special gift and I can’t wait to give it to you!


So, this week focus on rocking out your stripe and belt test and then I’ll see you at the graduation ceremony/party Saturday!

It’s also the last week of Blackbelt Goal Setting Season!


Next week is my KMMA Curriculum Blackbelt Leadership camp, free for all Blackbelt Leadership students!

KMMA Complete Curriculum Camp with GrandMaster Del Castillo


And I have already been working on so many great things for 2022 already too!

It’s going to be our best year yet!

After all, we are over 21 now. All grown up!

Hard to believe that we have been empowering lives and families in this community that long.


I am proud and grateful.


Prepare To Live; Empower To Lead!
Grand Master Stephen J. Del Castillo
Author, MBA & 7th Degree Blackbelt
Founder & Chief Master Instructor,
Krav Maga Martial Arts

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Make 2022 your year of empowerment and goal getting!

Let us help!




Help Us Help Metropolitan Ministries Help Others This Season

KMMA is proud to support Metropolitan Ministries this holiday season to help provide a holiday experience that is out of reach for many families in the Tampa Bay area. Metropolitan Ministries has nearly 100 children and families living with them and helps almost 32,000 families every year.

To help, we are collecting non-perishable food items or new, nearly new, or gently used toys. If you’re a current student, bring in your donations during your class or any time, and be entered for a raffle to win a free private lesson with the instructor of your choice.

If you aren’t yet a student, bring in your donations for a free month, uniform, and personalized copy of Developing Your Superpower: Meditations on Master, Volume 1.

All donations are appreciated, and together we can help alleviate suffering and bring families in need dignity and joy this holiday season.


———————————————————————————————————————- 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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