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Focus Performing Arts Studio teams up with Champion Karate & Knockout Fitness, to create the “Lake Mary Arts & Fitness Center”

Coming to Lake Mary in 2017, Lake Mary Arts & Fitness Center promises to be a one of a kind 11,000 sq ft facility that will house the top rated Dance, Martial Arts and Kickboxing Fitness programs In Seminole county and the surrounding areas.  Both Focus and Champion have been in the Lake Mary community for 13 years and have built a reputation for excellence in their respective studios. The synergy between the two is the next step in bringing added value to their existing and future clients. 

Focus clients will enjoy a much larger, state of the art facility, while the Champion Karate/Knockout Fitness facility will more than double in size.  The entire facility will be outfitted with the best in flooring, related equipment, and other amenities, such as a café that is shared between both.   The more than 500 combined local families will enjoy the convenience of having a more centrally located location as well.  

From co-owners Jenny Clifton and Mike Friedman, “We are so excited to bring the best of what the Performing Arts, Martial Arts, and fitness have to offer in this all in one facility.  We just can’t wait to open and have the Lake Mary Arts and Fitness center be a place our community enjoys for years to come.”

About Focus Performing Arts Studio

Focus Performing Arts Studio offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, leaps & turns, musical theater, acro and contemporary. They also have an outstanding Tiny Tot program, for 3 and 4 year olds, that introduces young children to the art of dance through instruction in movement, coordination, spacial awareness and musicality. Focus trains students from beginner to advanced levels, ages 3 to adult. Focus Performing Arts Studio is also home to the regionally and nationally recognized competitive dance team, Focus Dance Company. Focus Dance Company is comprised of approximately 60 dancers and hold auditions every summer.  No matter what you’re looking for, Focus offers the best dance training available in central Florida. 

For more information about what Focus has to offer, please visit

About Champion Karate

Champion Karate in Lake Mary, FL is a family oriented school that teaches the art of American Kenpo, and Pambuan Arnis through the many programs that our school offers. Champion Karate is fully staffed, professional martial arts school, operating since 2003. The Studio’s owner Mike Friedman has been featured on CNN, as well as all major news outlets in the Orlando area for his work in Self Defense and School Safety.   The school’s award-winning programs focus on Age Specific Martial Arts and Leadership Training for Children, as well as Street Combatives for adults.  Recently, the school was voted the #1 Martial Arts School by the ‘Orlando A-List.’ 

For more information on Champion Karate, visit

About Knockout Fitness

Knockout Fitness runs classes which are 60 minutes in length and BURN 800-1000 CALORIES PER CLASS, while getting both cardio and resistance training simultaneously. The class uses everything from heavy bags, boxing gloves, and jump ropes, to Plyometric Boxes and weights to deliver a true full-body workout that is ever changing, challenging and fun. Our clients receive fully scalable workouts with the personal attention that build the shoulders and forearms, as well as work the legs, hips, abs, upper back, triceps, biceps, and lats.

For more information about Knockout Fitness visit

Media Contact
Company Name: Champion Karate
Contact Person: Mike Friedman
Phone: 407-322-1434
Country: United States