PROFESSOR JUSTIN RADER
Professor Rader has been practicing martial arts for the past 28 years, beginning in wrestling and tae kwon do at the age of 4 years old.
He began practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when he was 12 years old and wrestled all the way through high school. He is currently a 2nd degree Black Belt in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
He has been teaching the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for 13 years, and has 8 years experience in teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to kids as well.
In competition, Professor Rader won 2 No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt World Titles, and the Bronze Medal at the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships, as well as many other titles.
He believes in building, training, and empowering people through martial arts to build better leaders focused on helping others and helping the community.He currently teaches all of our kids and teens classes, as well as the adult jiu-jitsu classes.
COACH JUSTIN STONE
Coach Justin Stone is the instructor of our Kickboxing program.
Coach Justin has been practicing martial arts for the past 28 years, beginning in American Kickboxing at the age of 4 years old. He has trained under Mikey Burnett, Andrew Calandrelli, Travis Calanoc, Bill Barton, and J.D. Shelly. He is also a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has 12 years of training in mixed martial arts, including Muay Thai, Dutch Kickboxing, Western Boxing, and Catch Wrestling.
In competition, Coach Justin has had over 70 wins with just 2 losses as a teenager in amateur American Kickboxing. He has also coached and cornered fighters in promotions like Glory Kickboxing and Legacy Fighting Alliance.
He believes in building people up and teaching classes that provide tested techniques that will work in the ring, cage, or for self defense while providing a a great workout atmosphere that will benefit anyone from beginner to professional athlete.