Mar 252017

Ladies, self-defense begins long before an attack happens and the staff at Frequency Martial Arts wants you to know how to protect yourself.  During this 2-hour workshop, you and your friends will learn self-defense techniques that will build your confidence and you will know how to respond when you are faced with threatening situations.  In addition, you will learn evasive techniques and behaviors to help you avoid and escape dangerous situations.

The workshop will be lead by Instructor Michael Donovan, who is a 4th-degree Karate Black Belt, a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a USYKA certified Karate instructor.

This is a hands-on class for females 12-years of age or older, so please wear comfortable clothes. Those between 12 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent.

Saturday May 6 from 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Doors Open at 9AM for check-in
Space is reserved for the first 40 participants.


A portion of the fees collected will be donated to the Children’s Home + Aid

Reserve your spot now for only $20.00

May 112016

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Discover how Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can benefit your life during this FREE Introduction to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Workshop.
Saturday June 4, 2016 from 9:30a-11a.

If you ever wanted to try learning a Martial Art, but weren’t quite sure where to start or what the difference was between the different styles, then look no further.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has proven time and time again to be the most effective and realistic Martial Art On The Planet. The fact is over 90% of all altercations end up on the ground and if you are not training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; then you are not truly prepared.

During this FREE workshop, you will have your questions answered, you will be shown Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques that you will be able to drill with a friend in a safe and controlled environment while under the watchful eyes of our certified instructors.

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Jan 282016

While the biggest football game is celebrating turning the BIG FIVE-OH, Frequency Martial Arts is happy to be celebrating our ONE-YEAR Anniversary of providing Bloomington-Normal with the best atmosphere to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

One year ago, we started out with just 2 classes a week and starting in February we will be offering MORNING CLASSES 5 times a week!!

No matter your age, fitness level, or your knowledge of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, today is a great time to start learning the fastest growing martial art!

Lose weight, reduce stress, build confidence, make friends, and push yourself to discover what you really can do while having fun!!

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Contact us NOW to learn more about the new MORNING CLASSES as well as our DDP YOGA Concept Classes!

Sep 242015

Frequency Martial Arts Jeff Mitchell Sept 10 11 2015 17Thank you to everyone that came out to learn from Professor Jeff Mitchell who took the time from his school and family in Newark, Delaware to travel to Bloomington to share his knowledge with us during his visit.

Seminars are a great way to improve your game, plus it gives you the opportunity to train with other individuals that you may not get to train with on a regular basis.  Another great thing about seminars, and it may sound a little strange: the lessons you learn every week are reinforced by the visiting Professor.

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May 172015

Frequency Martial Arts Large Circle Only

On Saturday May 16, 2015 Frequency Martial Arts held our official open house where the team took part in a 2-hour open mat session to work on the various techniques that they have been working on in class.

Visitors to the Open House were entered into a drawing to win various prizes from supporting local businesses and we announced that Powerhouse Thai was joining the team by offering Boxing and Muay Thai on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9.

If you missed out on the Open House, please feel free to contact us to start your journey to a healthier life!


Here are just some of the photos from the open house.




Apr 192015

Frequency Martial Arts Hoosier Open Logo

The 2015 Hooiser Open is taking place on Saturday June 6.

Registration closes on Saturday June 6.

If you are looking to compete, now is the time to focus on your diet and your game plan that will execute during your matches.

Please be aware of the time zone change.

Apr 062015

Frequency Martial Arts Degerberg May

Our friends at the Degerberg Academy in Chicago will be hosting a seminar with Professor Robson Moura. This is a great opportunity to learn and train with other teammates under Robson Moura Nations United.

Right now I am planning on making the trip Saturday, leaving Bloomington-Normal around 8:30a to allow for travel and traffic.


Mar 292015

Frequency Martial Arts April Open House

Please mark your calendar for Saturday May 16 as Frequency Martial Arts will be hosting our official Open House from 11a-1p.

In addition to having an open mat where you will be able to come and see the team working hard on improving their skills, this is a great opportunity to have your questions answered while entering to win great prizes from local businesses as well as memberships to Frequency Martial Arts.

Stay up-to-date on the May 16th Open House by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and by visiting our site on a regular basis.

Will will also be posting updates on prizes that will be given away every 20-minutes on our official event on Facebook, so please be sure to check out out OPEN HOUSE ON FACEBOOK and be sure to let us know if you are attending (you just might win a prize)!

Frequency BJJ Shield 2014 250Prizes Confirmed:
Gift Cards good for a year supply of Bread and Bagels from Panera Bread.
$20.00 Gift Card From Hy-Vee
Multiple Gift Cards from Rosati’s Pizza of Normal
Group Bowling Packages from Pheasant Lanes Family Fun Center
Free Smoothie Certificates from Smoothie King
An OlloClip for an iPhone 5 ($75 Value)


$10.00 OFF Q5 Supplements

Mar 122015

Frequency Martial Arts Mach 12We wrapped up the first half of March with another great class at Frequency Martial Arts with Professor Mike Lavazza!  A lot of time has been put in on the mats by all of the teammates who are helping each other get better and it shows!

Congratulations to Kurt McCormick, Jeremy Butler and Caleb Bankord on receiving their FIRST of many stripes that they will collect on their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Journey!



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Mar 012015

Frequency Martial Arts Large Circle OnlyOn Saturday February 28, Frequency Martial Arts held its first of what will be many Family Bowling Nights. Everyone had a great time and it was a great way to cap off the first month of being open.