About Us

Family Owned and Operated

Ervin Quintin

Ervin Quintin is praised as one of the best technical instructors in martial arts, personal development, leadership and defensive techniques in Virginia. With over 25 years of experience across the three categories of martial art disciplines (striking, grappling and weapons), you will not find a more diverse instructor and practitioner.

Eloy Quintin

Eloy Quintin is focused on the children’s program where she works as a head trainer. She is a mother of three children and her experience as a mother help her conduct classes in the best way. Holding the World Thai Boxing rank of Kru, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple belt and Guro in the Filipino Martial Arts, she is one of the most experienced women in Hampton Roads Virginia in martial arts.

Geno Quintin

Geno Quintin is an accomplished mixed martial artist and trainer. With his experience as an MMA fighter, his instruction in Impact’s specialized programs are found in both the adult and children classes which he delivers with great dedication. You may have seen him fight at Spartyka Mixed Martial Arts events at the Norfolk TED or watching his matches at US Grappling, NAGA or IBJJF tournaments. He surely inspires everyone. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Brown Belt Muay Thai: WTBA Kru Filipino Kali: Quintin Legacy Kali, Inosanto Blend​

Our Staff

Sarah Elopre

With over nine years of office administration experience specifically with the martial arts, Sarah Elopre strives to provide the best Impact experience for all students.

Outside of the office, she helps students with their self defense and fitness goals while teaching strong basics in our Muay Thai Foundations Program and Women’s Only Muay Thai Program.

Jacob Bristol

Jacob Bristol is a 10 year US Air Force Veteran. During his time in the military he found his love for Jiu Jitsu. He helped pioneer Impact’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Program as one of its first students.

After military service, he has focused on becoming a full time instructor and competitor.

G’Angelo Quintin

G’Angelo Quintin is a dedicated and passionate martial artist with experience competing in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Teaching Filipino Kali, Muay Thai, and Kid’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, G’Angelo puts his fighting skills and heart into growing every student with genuine interest. He truly aspires to be the best and be an innovative instructor for everyone.

Tony Icayan

Tony Icayan is a retired US Naval officer and defense contractor who works internationally on issues regarding human security and the protection of civilians in armed conflict.

He endeavors to incorporate his knowledge of military/martial history to Kali students while emphasizing the importance basic techniques.

Elliott Fisher

Elliot Fischer is a valuable resource on and off the mat. In addition to educating students academically, he delivers strong basics in our Muay Thai Foundations program.

As a veteran of the WTBA Muay Thai Expo, his experience as an active competitor ensures all his students are effective and confident.

Zuhair Ali

Zuhair Ali is an exceptional combination of student and teacher. As one of the seniors of the Filipino Martial Arts class he provides excellent energy to everyone he works with.

His patience and experience as a graduate of the FMA program gives him insight to bring new perspectives to the training floor.

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Testimonials​

Signing up for martial art classes can do wonders for your health. Most martial arts are suitable for men, women or even for children. This activity helps people restore their mind-body connection because the training provides benefits for the physical, mental and emotional health. In order to get the most from your training you must join a center that has the necessary equipment, experienced trainers and suitable facilities for such practice. Impact Martial Arts Academy promises all that and much more!

One of the reasons why our academy is so popular is because of the hard work of its staff and owners. Check out what people are saying about Impact Martial Arts Academy and its environment.