Our Instructors forge black belt leaders for life

Learn from the Best

Your family will walk out of each class inspired, eager to attend the next one.

Respectful, Motivated, Inspiring

Our Instructors Impact Students Everyday

Respectful, Motivated, Inspiring

Well-known motivational speaker and physiologist Jim Rohn said, “You are the average of the 3-5 people you spend the most time with.”

Are your child's friends respectful toward others and wise with their time? Do they work hard? Or are they leading your kids down the wrong path?

Surround your children with people that will have an impact on their lives now, while they’re still young.

Our instructors do this all the time! They teach families powerful life lessons that change lives. They make a huge difference years later - in college and on the job.

Our instructors have "been there." Bullying, peer pressure and stress used to get the best of them. Because they've seen the life-changing value of martial arts in their own life, they have chosen to help others overcome those challenges. And everyone gets inspired!

We also know how to make exercise fun! Experience new twists on traditional martial arts moves and hear inspiring stories that motivate your family to strive for excellence in all areas of life. Test your body's limits and get motivated to get in great shape!

Our instructors are hand-picked because they work hard, demonstrate exceptional patience and are great at getting kids excited to learn!

Meet the UpLevel Team

Bring your entire family to learn from some of the most dedicated and passionate karate warriors in the industry! Over the past 8 years, our team of instructors has helped over 2,300 students combat bullying and peer pressure and build more confidence. We can’t wait to meet you!

2,300 Students Trained

4 Locations – Ballantyne, NC; Waxhaw, NC (Charlotte); Charlottesville, VA; and Fort Mill, SC.