58 Range Rd, Windham, 03087
(603) 893-7990

About Professional Martial Arts Academy in Windham,

Meet Todd Waardenburg

Owner and Chief Instructor at
Professional Martial Arts Academy in Windham
7th Degree Black Belt

Welcome to Professional Martial Arts Academy… where our mission is as big as our heart is when we “Teach Life Skills Through the Martial Arts.”

Our team is dedicated to providing the best life-changing martial arts programs to people in and around Windham. If you’re ready to set some goals… we’re ready to help you reach them!

We are committed to providing a safe and INSPIRING martial arts experience for students of all ages. Our goal is to encourage personal improvement through focused, dedicated training that meets your needs.

Our state-of-the-art facility promotes physical fitness, self-defense and positive social interaction in a friendly, all-inclusive environment. No student, especially a child, is ever left behind for any reason. Whatever age, shape, size or fitness level you are right now, we will work with you at your level and pace. After all, slow and steady wins the race, right?

If you’re totally new to martial arts or nervous about starting something new, that’s ok. We love beginners… as much as we do intermediate and advanced students! Our awesome instructors take a slow and steady approach to teaching beginners. One that focuses on the basics of proper kicks, punches and throws while having an absolute BLAST!

There is absolutely no pressure to compete here. The classes are all about YOU and YOUR goals. In fact, the other students and instructors will cheer you on every time you accomplish something big or small, encourage you when you’re feeling discouraged and motivate you to push past your limits. Your child will really light up at all the awesome things they accomplish – on the mats, in school and in other extra-curricular activities.   

Training at Professional Martial Arts Academy helps both kids and adults connect with their body, mind and spirit. You’ll experience…   

  • Greater focus, concentration and a longer attention span
  • Skyrocketing confidence and respect for self & others
  • A great workout that leaves you feeling super fit & energized
  • Peace of mind with powerful self-defense skills
  • Self-discipline and perseverance
  • Great social skills, new friends and good times

You’d think that all those PRICELESS life skills would be super expensive… especially when you’re getting them all from one location. And they probably are at other locations, but not here. Martial arts training at Professional Martial Arts Academy is a LOW-COST activity… with lots of AMAZING PERKS! 

Check out our CRAZY-LOW web special going on right now – but for a Limited Time Only! Classes fill up FAST because it’s such a great deal, so reserve your spot today!

Our mission is to ENCOURAGE your whole family to step outside your comfort zone, push past your physical and mental limits and EMPOWER you to reach your full potential. Isn’t that what a successful life is all about?

The instructors here are well-qualified and have a lot of experience and patience when it comes to teaching. They constantly learn the most up-to-date and effective techniques and seek new and improved ways to keep you interested, motivated and excited about your training.

We can't wait to teach you the martial arts we LOVE and respect and see how fast you learn and grow with us! Come be a part of our close-knit family and experience the best prices, the most amazing instructors, and have the most fun you’ve ever had getting fit!

Owner/Chief Instructor

Master Shihan Todd Waardenburg began his training as a teenager and holds the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate and a Kru rank in Muay Thai under Kru Mark DellaGrotte. Master Shihan was promoted to a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on April 8, 2017 under BJJ Black Belt World Champion Rafael “Gordinho” Lima.

Master Shihan is a KRANE National Karate Champion and was a member of the Panther National Karate Team, traveling all over the United States participating in tournaments and seminars.

He started teaching classes in 1994 and, along with Professor Tim Barchard, in February 2010 they opened the Windham NH location.

Master Shihan has won numerous National Instructor of the Year awards and was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame on April 24, 2004.

He’s trained in the Martial Arts with such notables as Chuck Norris, Ernie Reyes Sr., Fred Degeberg, Robert Young, Tom Sotis, Dave Kovar, Mark Dellagrotte, Kru Toy SitYodTong (the manager of the SitYodTong camp in Thailand), Rafael Gordinho Lima, Daniel Gracie, Roberto “Gordo” Lima, Renzo Gracie, Rigan Machado, Renato Babalu Sobral, Rillion Gracie, Roberto Maia, Rolles Gracie, Igor Gracie, Gregor Gracie and numerous other BJJ Black Belts.

Master Shihan continues to train champions in life, teaching Martial Arts to all ages.






How to Get Started

Come join our Windham, Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Kids Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Birthday Parties. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at (603) 893-7990 if you have any further questions. Professional Martial Arts Academy hopes to speak with you soon!

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