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Off the Mat w/ Matt Sept ’20


Happy September CMAA Community!

You can find our video here:

Upcoming Events

  • Labor Day Weekend – Dojo Closed
    Sat Sept 5th – Mon Sept 7th – Classes Resume Tues Sept 8th
  • September Rank Testing and Promotions
    Mon Sept 21st – Thur Sept 24th – During Regular Classes
  • Promotion Parade Saturday, Sept 26th – Promotion Parade Time Slots
    9 am
    10 am
    11 am

Welcome to the Dojo Community

We would like to welcome our newest students and families who have begun their journey to black belt excellence this past month. We look forward to watching you grow in the martial arts.

  • Ahmed
  • Amrit
  • Davis
  • Eli
  • Guy
  • Josiah
  • Kairi
  • Kiera
  • Nadia
  • Noah
  • Pratyush
  • Robbie
  • Sean
  • Wasim
  • William
  • Zaire

Word of the Month – Knowledge

Be sure to check out this month’s Word of the Month discussions on our website


Make sure you have joined our Crabapple Martial Arts Academy Families Facebook group to stay up on all our most current announcements and see all our cool photos and videos just for our current students and families:


See you on the mat, 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.