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Tinsley Family Martial Arts

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ABOUT OUR ACADEMY

Welcome to Tinsley Family Martial Arts. Where we break down barriers to help students realize their full potential. Together we take challenges head on, overcome adversities, and build a healthy competitive spirit. You’ll enjoy having fun and training amongst exciting people who are passionate about improving their lifestyle through Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai classes.


We have two locations in the Albemarle area. 

Elizabeth City: 306 W Grice Street

Hertford: 117 W Market Street

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PRINCIPLES OF OUR ACADEMY

Respect

Self-Discipline

Focus

Confidence

Safety

Leadership

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MEET OUR STAFF

Donnie Tinsley is the owner and founder of Tinsley Family Martial Arts.  He is Gracie Jiu-jitsu black belt recognized by 8th Degree Red/White belt Master Luiz Palhares, a 5th Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo, and Kru Muay in Muay Thai. He is the defensive tactics instructor for Currituck County Sherriff Department and has dedicated his life to teaching martial arts in the Albemarle Area. For a complete list of credentials click here

Donnie Tinsley

Owner / Instructor

Donnie Tinsley

Amy Tinsley

Owner / Instructor

Amy Tinsley

Amy Tinsley is the owner and Taekwondo Master instructor at the Tinsley Family Martial Arts Hertford location. Mrs. Amy holds the rank of 4th Dan Taekwondo (Kukkiwon) and also Senior Instructor in Muay Thai.  She is a National Taekwondo Poomsae Champion and currently teaches Dance in Hertford, NC.  

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