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Crabapple Martial Arts Academy Announces New Classroom Initiative to Help Provide Needed Supplies for Local Classrooms


Robin’s Heroes honors local teachers and allows them to continue to do what they do best… teach


New Initiative “Robin’s Heroes” to provide funds for local classrooms.

Alpharetta’s top martial arts and character development academy is starting a new initiative called Robin’s Heroes.  Robin’s Heroes will provide funds to individual teachers and classrooms in and around Roswell, Alpharetta, and Milton varying amounts starting at $100.  These funds will be used for anything the teacher feels is needed in their classroom.

Additionally, teachers who are nominated and receive recognition as being one of Robin’s Heroes will also receive a special teacher appreciation gift from Crabapple Martial Arts Academy.  Crabapple Martial Arts Academy wants to let these awesome teachers know that they are appreciated for their hard work and that they have a friend in the community who is here to help them and support their hard work.


What is Robin’s Heroes?

The Robin’s Heroes initiative was started by Crabapple Martial Arts Academy’s owner and chief instructor, Renshi C. Matthew White.  Since 2017, Renshi White’s mother, Robin White, has been living with stage 4 kidney cancer, which is currently incurable.  Robin White recently retired after over 35 years of teaching both special education and regular education classes.

Rather than focusing on a negative aspect of his mother’s life, Renshi White instead chose to honor his mother by creating a living legacy of her love for teaching. Renshi White, known for his talents as a great instructor to children and adults alike, credits his mother’s passion and ability to teach as being the cornerstone of his talents abilities, and success at Crabapple Martial Arts Academy.


How do we select a Robin’s Hero?

Crabapple Martial Arts Academy is accepting Classroom/Teacher nominations and will award its first classrooms starting in April.  The Robin’s Heroes Initiative will continue as a monthly initiative moving forward.  Students may nominate any teacher they choose by completing the Teacher nomination form and returning it to Crabapple Martial Arts Academy.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call Crabapple Martial Arts Academy at 770-645-0930, or email

Crabapple Martial Arts Academy is the leading martial arts and character development program in the North Fulton / Cherokee / West Forsyth area.  Their program was thoughtfully engineered to provide students with a rich curriculum providing the highest and most effective character development as well as leadership training, in addition to its world-class martial arts and self-defense training.

Complete Application to Nominate Your Teacher

Robin’s Heroes Teacher Nomination Form and Crabapple Martial Arts Academy has been selected the nation’s #1 martial arts schools for SIX YEARS IN A ROW by the American Budokai International!

Founded in 2013 by Mr. C. Matthew White a 5th degree Black Belt in Karate and 6th degree Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu, and Master Instructor, Crabapple Martial Arts and Karate lessons for pre-school children ages 4-6, 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.

Crabapple Martial Arts Adult Karate training is a complete adult fitness and conditioning program for adults who want to lose weight, get (and stay) in shape, or learn self-defense in a supportive environment.

Instructors can answer questions or be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at or call directly at 770-645-0930. You can also visit our website at

About C. Matthew White, Renshi:  Matt is a fifth-degree black belt in a traditional Japanese and Okinawan Martial Arts – Shuri Ryu Karatedo. He is also a sixth-degree black belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu – Shintoyoshin Kai Jiu Jitsu, and a master instructor with the title of Renshi, which means Scholar in Japanese.  Matt has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Physiology. He has been training and teaching martial arts for over 27 years and has owned Crabapple Martial Arts Academy since 2013. Renshi White is a motivational speaker and educator and teaches seminars in bullying, business, and martial arts training, around the world.

Crabapple Martial Arts Academy Headquarters is in Alpharetta, Georgia at 12315 Crabapple Road., Suite 124, Alpharetta GA 30004. You can locate the Chief Instructor, Sensei Robert Reed there or directly at (770) 645-0930.