Lavonne Carroll – Founder of Active Healthy Children and MAMBEC Martial Arts
Lavonne is a mother, grandmother and has been involved in the Martial Arts for over 20 years working her way from the ground floor up to creating her own martial art business. She has trained in Taekwondo, Karate and also studied and worked with Dr. Webster Doyle of Martial Arts for Peace in Orlando Florida. 



Steve Garvey – Managing Partner, Head Instructor
MAMBEC Black Belt, as well, Steve holds a Black Belt in Kempo Karate is a Reiki Master/Teacher  and has studied  Yoga and Qi Gong… Steve is a Retired Contractor.




Tracy Estey
MAMBEC Black Belt (Junior MAMBEC Instructor) as well Tracy works in the Legal Community.


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I wish to commend you for the amazing program you offer. Your instructors are compassionate, respectful and knowledgeable. The program focus on Martial Arts with social skills was perfect for our family. Over the last few years our son has attended the day camps, summer camps and regular program. As a child with ADHD, the program has been a huge success for him. He has gone from being a regular student to growing into a leadership role.

We have seen him gain confidence and self esteem as he has progressed through the program. As he mastered each new skill and progresses through the belts, we can see how proud he is of the accomplishment. He is now approaching conflict in a non aggressive manner, using the other methods he learned in the program. The physical activity and outlet for the excess energy is a great benefit to him. Because of his success and enjoyment of the program, our daughter now attends the Summer Camps and she too loves the program. Your program is second to none and the confidence we have in the program and its instructors only grows each day.

Sincerely, Christina and Don Goulden (Parents)

MAMBEC has meant a lot to me. My first thought is friendships. Then I think about the strategies I have learned that have helped me avoid fights. Overall, I think of all the healthy activities and the sense of accomplishment I have had when I've reached a higher belt status.

MAMBEC Student – Jack O'Brien (MAMBEC Black Belt)