Our Coaches


Jason Dodd


With 4 black belts, 30 years training on the mat, and 20 years of teaching combined, Jason is one of our area's most accomplished professional martial artists. Few things make him happier than sharing his love for training. Jump in one of his many classes, or spend time with him in a private coaching setting.

Jason teaches Brazilian jiu jitsu, Japanese ju jitsu, Japanese Karate, Traditional and combative weapons, Muay Thai (Kickboxing), Self defense, and more to ages 5 and up, and to families in classes and small group lessons.

Teaching Credentials At-A-Glance

- Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
- Black Belt, Japanese Ju Jutsu
- 5th Degree Black Belt, Shorinji-ryu Karate
- Black Belt Level Band, Muay Thai
- Self Defense Certified


Carly Dodd

Carly trains directly under Jason in all martial arts programs, and instructs our non-traditional martial arts classes.

You can join her for Cardio Kickboxing, Defense Fit, our Kinder Kicks classes for kids 5 and under, and all youth enrichment classes.

Teaching Credentials At-A-Glance

- M.S., Agricultural Education and Communication
- Co-Developer, MMA Solo Fight Fitness Program
- Self Defense Certified


Justin White


Justin fits the bill of the old saying, "the most lethal guys are the nicest." (But if you ask him, his most treasured accolade is Proud Army Spouse.)

He has 15 years of experience in multiple martial arts, and is a seasoned professional fighter. He leads our military and law enforcement programs in addition to teaching Brazilian jiu jitsu classes and self defense seminars.

Teaching Credentials At-A-Glance

- Black Belt, Japanese Ju Jutsu
- Brown Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
- Trained by U.S. Army in Basic and Tactical Modern Army Combatives, and the Special Operations Combatives Program
- NRA Pistol Instructor
- Certified Concealed Carry Instructor
- Seasoned MMA Coach