VI Levels is a MMA & Fitness Center Located in Winter Garden, Florida. We offer several on-going programs with multiple weekly classes for Kids starting at the age of 3. Choose from 3 of our on-going programs, for kids 3-5 years old we have Mighty Mites, our most popular program Youth is for Kids typically between 5-9 and our Teen program which the youngest can be about 10 years old. We don't focus so much on age but more skill.
We also have our Adult Program with Weekly classes and our Women's Self Defense Program. Along with our on-going programs you have a variety of Semi-Private and Private Programs to choose from. These programs are tailored to your needs and taught by one of our World Class or Celeberty Trainers.
We go the extra mile for the kids, but we don’t take forever to get there.
Within each program we offer a variety of classes, that meet multiple times per week. Each class within the program is designed to further advance everyone with our VI levels in mind.
This mighty fun class is great for improving developmental milestones. Our Mighty Might's are given a platform of coordination, following directions and patience all while teaching the foundation of Self Defense.
Our non-traditional, enhanced, Mixed Martial Arts and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu program will give your child the mental and physical skills that will assist them in everyday life. All while increasing their enthusiasm and understanding of discipline.
Our Teens Program is a continuation of our younger programs. Whether you are just joining us, or you have been with us from the beginning. Your teen will continue to develop skills designed to help them in the real world.
Whether you've trained before or you're ready to start a new chapter in life. Our Adult Program is a wonderful place for people who want to learn Self-Defense, have fun, get in great shape, all while under the watchful eye of skilled instructors.
Our Women’s Self-Defense is a 5 Week Program that meets once a week for 90 minutes. This is Women's Self-Defense thats molded to everyday situations, that’s Simple, Practical, And Most of All — Reliable.
We are currently offering a FREE WEEK TRIAL for Mighty Mites, Youth, Teen and Adult Programs. Simply sign up & select the first class you or your child would like to attend, completly FREE. Once you arrive for your class, we will handle the rest.
Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.
Our Semi-Private and Private programs offer individual and semi-individual classes that can meet multiple times per week. Helping you to form a habit that is life changing and healthy.
Ages 6 +
We offer Group and Private Classes to help get the results you desire. People who are looking for more personal attention, can hire one of our world-class coaches for Fitness & Cardio Training. Your challenge, become the best version of you!
Women’s Self-Defense That’s Simple, Practical, And Most of All — Reliable. Our Women’s Self-Defense program is based on the effective and efficient techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Molded to everyday situations.
Striking revolves around learning how to use your knees, legs, and arms to protect yourself or someone you love. Bringing in a foundation of Muay Thai, you'll become more comfortable and confident with your body.
Whether you're sending your daughter or son off to college. Or you're a current college student, learning how to get yourself out of tricky situations is a life skill. Train with our Celebrity Trainers to learn how to maneuver through life.
Learn what to do, and what not do, in the unfortunate event of a mugging. Life sometimes throws us curve balls, be prepared when the time counts. Protect yourself and your loved ones with confidence and skills to last a lifetime.
Having the family know what to do in a worst-case scenario provides a foundation for everyone to work from. Your family will build upon what to do and what not do in the event of real-life emergencies.
Learn Handgun Manipulation. When faced with an impossible decision, what do you do? Learning how to break down those seemingly impossible feats, gives you the strength and confidence in yourself to come out on top.
Looking for something but you're not too sure what? Why not try a little bit of everything? Or a lot a bit of something? Find your passion and do a sampling of all our privates and/or semi-private classes.
Kali is an ancient martial arts style originating from the Philippines that involves the use of sticks, swords, knives, and empty hand techniques for combat. The western world refers to kali as Filipino Martial Arts or (FMA). Eskrima and arnis are also popularly used in reference to the art, among several other names, although they are each variations utilizing slightly different techniques.
Kali is the oldest form of martial arts in the Philippines. It’s theorized that its origins come from the Hindu goddess ‘Kali,’ who is usually depicted wielding a sword as she is the goddess of death and destruction, with immense power. It makes sense as Hinduism has been far-reaching throughout its time, especially among Filipino natives prior to the presence of Islam and Christianity. (For perspective, nearly 25% of Filipino words are based in Sanskrit and Tamil, which are both Hindu languages.) Of course, another theory is that kali comes from the Filipino word for sword, which is kalis.
There are a lot of theories and stories told of kali being used thousands of years ago. Depending on which indigenous people you’re talking to about it in the Philippines, it goes by a ton of other “local” names. While often used interchangeably, kali and arnis are technically two different principles of the same martial art. The purpose of kali is rooted in the objective to maim and kill while arnis is meant to disarm one’s opponent. Then there’s eskrima, which is also a self-defense system that seemingly mimics a style of fencing.
Since there’s no true documentation (until the 1500s) of the ancient forms of kali, it is believed that these variations developed as a means for the many indigenous groups in the Philippines to defend themselves and their territories. According to one documented version of kali history, the martial art was practiced by Filipino armies against Spanish colonists. It was later disguised as a dance form — sayaw — to trick the Spanish invaders so that the Filipino people could continue to practice this way of life without scrutiny or punishment.
It is also said that much later, American Special Operations groups (ASOs) learned the techniques of kali to better their hand-to-hand combat skills. This is how the martial art became popular here in America and is even often seen in the many fight scenes within Hollywood movies.
In practice, kali is taught with weapons first, as it’s traditionally referred to as “stick fighting” and the art’s versatility of weapons is what enhances it as a defense system. Once a student has learned the proper way to handle various weapons, they move on to open hand techniques as well as grappling and kicking. This is what makes kali such a well-rounded and dangerous martial art, as it covers all the distances of combat such as long-range, middle-range, and short-range.