Professor South is the Owner and Founder of National Martial Arts. He is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Krav Maga, Hapkido, and Taekwondo. Michael is extremely passionate about teaching Martial Arts to kids and adults and has been doing so full-time for 11 years now. Michael is also an active Jiu Jitsu competitor and Fight2Win Pro veteran with a professional record of 2 wins and no losses. He has been consistently training in various Martial Arts since 2004 and Jiu Jitsu since 2008.
Adelaide is Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt as well as a registered Dietitian. She has also been practicing Yoga for over 13 years and loves teaching classes. Mrs. South is highly dedicated to helping people through Jiu Jitsu, Nutrition Counseling, and Yoga.
Coach Troy is a 4-Stripe Purple Belt in Jiu Jitsu as well as an active competitor. He is AED, CPR, and First Aid Certified. Marshall also works closely with several organizations such as the We Defy foundation-which help veterans all over America in various ways through Jiu Jitsu.
Mr. Taylor has been teaching Martial Arts to Kids and Adults for over a decade now. He holds Black Belts in Krav Maga, Taekwondo, and Hapkido- as well as a 3-Stripe Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Curtis is also an accomplished Kickboxing and Karate Competitor.
Coach Hatfield 4-Stripe Purple Belt under Professor South. John has been training martial arts for almost 20 years and has been training BJJ for over 8 years. His passion for helping people through the art of Jiu Jitsu led to him leaving a career in engineering to join the National Martial Arts team in 2018. John is an avid and ambitious competitor with a 15-2 record at Purple Belt.
Mr. Perkins is a 1st Degree Black Belt an Instructor of NMA’s Striking Program, which includes Kickboxing, Krav Maga, and Submission Grappling. Tyler is also a 4-Stripe Blue Belt in Jiu Jitsu under Professor South as well as an active competitor.
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