MARTIAL ARTS FOR BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULTS!

Field Martial Arts Academy proudly serving Norwood since 2011

Field Martial Arts Academy has classes in Norwood, perfect for kids, teen, and adult martial arts lessons.

Who we Are And why You Should Train Here

Since we’ve opened, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members. We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.

We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life..

Get To Know Our World Class Instructors

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Derek Field

Owner/Chief Instructor

Master Derek Field brings over 18 years of martial arts experience, and with it, a passion for learning and sharing the many benefits of martial arts with others.

Master Field holds the rank of 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, and a Black Belt through the Krav Maga Alliance. He has experience with many other styles such as Muay Thai, Sport Karate, Kenpo, Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, and also various Weapon styles, like the Sword, Bo, Escrimas, Nunchucks, Kamas, Sais, and Tonfas. He has also trained with various World Champion Caliber Martial Artists, such as Jadi Tention, Reggie Perry, Daniel Sterling, Matt Emig, Nate Andrade, and Steve Terada. Needless to say, Master Field’s passion is the Martial Arts. He loves and BELIEVES in the benefits of training so much, that now he wants to share it with as many students as possible.

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Danielle Field

Owner/Manager

Danielle holds a Second Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga. She is a Gold Rated instructor trained through the Krav Maga Alliance. Her passion is helping others reach their greatest potential and become the best version of themselves! 

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Kevin Grinnell

Program Director

Kevin is the Kids Martial Arts program director and head instructor for the Lil’ Dragons and Basic training program. He has been training in martial arts for over 18 years, and teaching kids martial arts since 2012. His studies from child development specialists help him to better instruct and guide students. He is a 2nd Degree Black Belt and a Certified Krav Maga instructor through the Krav Maga Alliance.

He truly believes in the benefits of the kids martial arts program so his passion is to help students overcome personal challenges to help them be their best and have a brighter future.

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K.T. Myles

Front Desk Manager and Instructor

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Chelsey Winsor

Instructor

Chelsey has been training at Field Martial Arts academy for over 10 years and has been instructing Fitness Kickboxing and Krav Maga since 2018. She is a Gold Rated instructor through the Krav Maga Alliance and a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga. She has also taken over 1000+ fitness kickboxing classes!

Her passion as an instructor is to support and encourage others, and instill the belief that they can reach any goal they set for themselves!

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Brandon Lee Johnson

Instructor

Brandon is a Kids Martial Arts instructor. He has been training in martial arts since he was 6 years old and holds a 1st Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. He has experience in 7 styles of martial arts: Taekwondo, Wing Chung, Muah Thai, Tai Chi, Jeet Kune Do, Drunken Style and Krav Maga. He is very passionate about martial arts and loves to teach what he loves!

Fun Fact: He was named after Bruce Lee’s son and he knows Bruce Lee movie’s word for word. He wants to live up to the Bruce Lee legacy!

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Lynn Bennett

Instructor

Lynn has been a Fitness Kickboxing and Martial Arts instructor since 2011. She holds a 3rd degree black belt in Taekwondo and is currently training in Krav Maga.

Her love of martial arts is authentic, so it’s easy and rewarding for her to share that love with others. When it comes to instructing, she loves helping people feel good about themselves. It’s rewarding for her to see them grow, learn, and push past their doubts and fears.

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Kristin McKay

Instructor

Kristin is a Fitness Kickboxing instructor and has been training at Field Martial Arts Academy for over 8 years. She grew up a nationally competitive gymnast and cheerleader, and then became a college cheerleading coach for 10 years.

Her passion is helping athletes realize their full potential. She loves seeing her class in full sweat and full of strength and power!

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Aran Bride

Instructor

Aran is an assistant Krav Maga instructor. He holds a 1st Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga and is a certified instructor through the Krav Maga Alliance. 

He loves sharing the benefits of krav maga: the physical aspect of the workout, and the mental aspect that creates a strong sense of security and awareness, and intentionality about one’s own safety. When it comes to instructing, his passion is seeing the transformation of incoming white belts into strong and confident athletes, fighters, moms, dads, and kids!

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Beth Rodio

Instructor

Beth is an assistant Krav Maga instructor. She holds a 1st Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga and is a certified instructor through the Krav Maga Alliance. Beth is part of the team who holds monthly women’s self-defense seminars to empower women in our community.

Her passion is to help people who, like her, thought they were not athletically inclined enough to start something like Krav Maga. 

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Candice Bumpus

Instructor

Candice is an assistant Krav Maga instructor. She has been training since 2013. She holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga and is a certified instructor through the Krav Maga Alliance. Candice is part of the team who holds monthly women’s self-defense seminars to empower women in our community.

Her passion is to empower people to accomplish something they once thought was impossible!

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Avengers

Assistant Instructors

We have an AMAZING group of teenage staff who we call the “Avengers!” because they are the superheros of FMAA. They have all been life-long students of the academy who’s passion of martial arts has turned into their part-time job. They help run the desk, assist the kids martial arts classes, and help students whenever needed. 

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