Media Contact: Martin Thomas
Process Over Prize Academy

STAFFORD, VA – July 10, 2023 – Process Over Prize Academy, a dynamic and innovative martial arts academy, is thrilled to announce its grand opening in Stafford with an official ribbon cutting ceremony that was held on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at the business store front located at 11 Hope Road, Suite 207 Stafford, Virginia, 22554. 

“We are thrilled to bring Process Over Prize Academy to the Stafford community,” said Martin Thomas, Owner and visionary behind the academy. “Our goal is to create a positive and inclusive space where individuals can develop their skills, enhance their fitness, and gain the confidence to overcome challenges both on and off the mats. We believe that Jiu-jitsu has the power to transform lives, and we are excited to embark on this journey with our students.”

The opening event celebrated martial arts with community participation allowing meet and greets with Process Over Prize Academy instructors, trial classes suitable for all ages, and engaging interactive activities showcasing the art of Jiu-jitsu. Exclusive promotions and connection opportunities were shared with attendees and fellow martial arts enthusiasts. 

“We want to congratulate Martin Thomas and Rina Thomas on the grand opening of Process Over Prize Academy. This martial arts academy will bring a new art to Stafford County, and help to promote and foster a community of strength, discipline, and personal growth,” remarked Monica Gary, Aquia District Supervisor of Stafford County, VA.  “As an active duty marine, Mr. Thomas’s experience in the military makes this academy unique, providing a safe space for our local service members to train, connect, and thrive.”

With a mission to empower individuals through the practice of Jiu-jitsu, Process Over Prize is poised to become a leading destination for martial arts enthusiasts, fitness enthusiasts, and those seeking personal growth and self-defense skills. 

Led by a team of highly skilled and experienced instructors, Process Over Prize Academy offers a comprehensive range of Jiu-jitsu programs designed to cater to all ages and skill levels. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced practitioner, our academy provides a welcoming and supportive environment to help you achieve your martial arts goals. 

“What sets Process Over Prize Academy apart is our commitment to fostering personal growth, building resilience, and promoting a strong sense of community. We believe that Jiu-jitsu is not just a martial art but a way of life that instills discipline, confidence, and respect. Our dedicated instructors are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise, ensuring that each student receives individual attention and guidance to progress in their Jiu-jitsu journey.” Remarked, Rina Thomas, Co-owner of Process Over Prize Academy.

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About Process Over Prize Academy:
Process Over Prize Academy is a leading Jiu-jitsu academy located in the heart of Stafford. With a focus on empowering individuals through martial arts, our academy offers top-notch training programs, experienced instructors, and a supportive community. Our goal is to inspire personal growth, physical fitness, and mental resilience through the practice of Jiu-jitsu.