Meet The Owner

Karate instructor in Roanoke, VaBryan has a passion for teaching students of all ages realistic self-defense skills that will prepare them for any real world threat.

Meet The Instructors

What You Can Expect

We will equip you with the skills needed for personal and home security. In today’s world, being prepared to defend yourself, family and friends from an impending threat is more important now than ever before.

Our Instructors have the experience to help you acquire these skills and make sure you are ready for anything!

Bryan Cochran, Owner
Roanoke Valley Academy of Martial Arts


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So far Brian Duvall has created 2 blog entries.

Why Frank Arriola loves Roanoke Valley Academy of Martial Arts in Roanoke, Va.

At Roanoke Valley Academy of Martial Arts, we train with this philosophy in mind: If I help my fellow students to be better martial artists, then it’ll ultimately help me be a better martial artist as well as a better person in general. There’s no room for egos here. We’re like family, looking out for [...]

By | June 6th, 2012|Testimonial|0 Comments

Why Stephen Swain takes martial arts classes at Roanoke Academy of Martial Arts

I have served as a Law Enforcement Officer for the past 7 years and Roanoke Valley Academy of Martial Arts has the “total package” of what I was looking for. The Kempo Karate and Brazilian Ju-Jitsu offered through RVAMA helps to keep me sharp in my self defense skills. I am constantly challenged to improve [...]

By | May 21st, 2012|Testimonial|2 Comments