Black Lightning Martial Arts

 961 Diplomat dr. Ste. 103 
Debary, FL 32713

1324 E. International Speedway Blvd.
Deland, FL 32724

Our instructors in the karate school

Black Lightning Martial Arts was founded in 2011 by Chris Radabaugh. He is a 5th degree black belt with over 21 years experience. He has been mentoring students in the Central Florida area for more than 17 years, and has been personally responsible for developing not just hundreds of top quality Black Belts, but many first class instructors.


Chris Radabaugh has been involved with martial arts his entire life. Studing Taekwondo, Karate, Judo, Jujitsu, Arnis, & Kickboxing. He started his martial arts training in Taekwondo and Karate and continued training in several other martial arts.  In his teens, Chris Radabaugh earned 2nd in the World Championships in American Taekwondo Association. He started assisting in classes at 15. It was at this time that he knew that he wanted to dedicate his life to martial arts. He has taught in parts of California and all over the Volusia County area, and plans to teach karate to children and adults here in Orange City . He believes in a principled approach to martial arts, that includes the development of personal character as well as physical strength. His focus on respect, confidence, discipline, and leadership has made him one of the most sought after martial arts instructors.

Joe Cueva is a 3rd degree black belt and has been involved with Chris Radabaugh for more than 11 years teaching side by side. He has studied Taekwondo, Karate, Judo, Jujitsu, Arnis, & Kickboxing. He started karate in California and continued with taekwondo here in Orange City. He has continued training in other martial arts over the years. He started teaching under Chris Radabaugh here in Orange City and is looking to pass down his knowledge to you. Teaching the martial arts has been his goal as a child. Teaching karate to children, teens and adults over the years has made him a great leader in our community. He enjoys to see children and adults become the best martial artist they can be in the class and in life. Come in and meet Mr. Cueva to see how great of an instructor he is.

Come into Black Lightning Martial Arts for a free tour. You are sure to be inspired!



Black Lightning Martial Arts
961 Diplomat Dr. Ste. 103
Debary, Fl 32713
(386) 337-5056