Dion Riccardo’s Victory Martial Arts Academy has been providing martial arts instruction and lessons in the Orland Park, Illinois area, and offers what we believe to be the best and most complete martial art in the world. In fact, for five years running, we’ve been selected as one of the “Top 200 Martial Arts Schools” and one of the “Top 20 Fastest Growing Martial Arts Schools” in the United States by United Professionals and Black Belt Schools International.

Victory Martial Arts offers a wide variety of classes and Instruction.  Our programs include Mixed Martial Arts, Jeet Kune Do, Children’s Karate for Concentration courses, The Victory Kick Fit Boot Camp, Kickboxing and Grappling.

At Victory Martial Arts Academy, we are not interested in just teaching martial arts, we are concerned about the complete personal development of each student. Individual attention is an aspect of each and every lesson, allowing all students to progress quickly and confidently toward achieving their personal goals. Our instructors take their responsibility seriously as role models and mentors for the younger students, teaching them the importance of strong character, leadership and having excellent values.

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  • Rhett says:

    Easily the best decision I made in my adult life was joining Dion Riccardo’s Victory Martial Arts Academy. I even became an Instructor here because of my love for this school. You will not regret the knowledge you gain, the friends you make, and the experiences you have.

  • Paul R says:

    Victory Martial Arts Orland Park Academy is a huge blessing in my life. I started taking classes here a little over 3 years ago, and I have loved every day. I was just looking for a way to get back into shape after getting married and starting a family. I found so much more. The instructors are great! Super helpful and really care about your goals. The students are great partners as well. I love the academy so much I even has my 3 kids enrolled in the kids MMA classes. They teach respect descipline and confidence. I cannot say enough great things about Victory Martial Arts. Check it out!!! You won’t be sorry!

  • Mariko says:

    Being a female I think the intimidation factor of walking into a mma gym was much higher.

    I started looking for MMA gyms in Orland Park and I came across a few.

    I really was attracted to Victory MArtial Arts ORland PArk Academy because it was Fun, Safe and Clean.

    I tried it out for 2 weeks and noticed that I always left classes inspired.

    I do wish there were more females in the class but i notice more coming in.

    If you want more than just a simple bag class from a mma class then try Victory Martial Arts in Orland PArk, I did and now I attend the 4 other locations they offer in Chicago.

  • Alyssa says:

    Victory Martial Arts academy Orland Park has to be one of my favorite places to go. Since day one I’ve been welcomed in by everyone, learned SO much not only about martial arts but about myself and about life in general. the MMA classes are a TON of fun and all the instructors are amazing. Every single person there is MORE than willing to help you with any aspect of your training, be it conditioning, technique, diet, or anything else that you may come across and need a helping, knowledgeable hand with. The kids classes are awesome to watch or even help coach with, too. The kids have so much fun, and get a wholesome “mat chat” at the end that brings the things martial arts teaches out and applies them to their everyday life. I recommend this place to my friends and family all the time, because of all the MMA gyms I’ve come into contact this one, in my opinion is the best and has a great family feeling to it.

  • Sharon Hubbard says:

    I came here as an already established athlete looking for something different. I ran cross country and track in all 4 years of college and I was getting bored of it. I always wanted to try MMA, I watched it on TV every night while studying. 🙂 What I first did was I looked up martial arts gyms in the area. Thats when I found Victory Martial arts in Orland. I saw that there were several locations, but the Orland park academy was the closest one. I made a phone call and talked to one of the instructors and he was so friendly! he said I could try it out for 2 weeks for free, I just had to choose what MMA class I wanted to come to. When I finally came in I was nervous because there were a lot of guys and like one other girl. I thought I was going to be treated poorly. Boy was I wrong! Victory martial arts is a great place, and they even have kids martial arts classes too!

  • Mandie says:

    I’ve been attending mma classes at Victory Martial Arts Academy in Orland park for a few months now and I absolutely love it. I was nervous at first partly because I was a girl in a male dominated field but because I have absolutely no martial arts experience. The worrying was in vain though because the classes were great! I was able to go at my own pace and work up to the level I’m at now without any pressure to jump into anything I wasn’t ready for. Everyone at Victory was so welcoming and helpful that I quickly felt comfortable.

    Starting mixed martial arts at VMAA was one of the best decisions I’ve made in a long time. I look forward to coming each week and leave every class in amazingly high spirits. Not only are the classes fun, but I am learning a lot. I feel safer in my everyday life knowing that I have some idea of how to defend myself if the situation every arises.

    The kids classes are also fantastic. The instructors are kind and patient with all the kids but also strict in teaching them not only the proper techniques to keep themselves safe, but the appropriate times to use what they’ve learned. The things these kids are learning is amazing. They are such sponges at this age that by the time they are adults, the skills and discipline they have acquired through Victory will make them phenomenal martial artists.

  • Jason says:

    I’ve been attending Victory Martial Arts for several years, and can not imagine training anywhere else. The gym is dedicated to encouraging a positive environment. Whether your goals are to fight competitively, or just to get in shape, you will have someone pushing you and supporting you to do better than you would have imagined. The academy not only has striking and grappling training, but a high-quality character-driven kids class as well. I wouldn’t hesitate for a second to recommend Victory Martial Arts.

  • ValerieHughes says:

    i’m looking for a class for martial arts or mixed martial arts

    Valerie Hughes
    cell # 470-723-0618

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