Team: Forms & Weapons
Signature Weapon: Bo Staff
Residence: Nashville, TN
Trains at: Success Martial Arts Center, Lebanon, TN
Martial arts style(s) and belt level: Fourth degree black belt in Taekwondo
Team Member since: 2015
About Me: I’m a 4th degree black belt in Taekwondo with 15 years’ experience. I love the competitive side of martial arts and have won 42 titles in NASKA, 2 titles on the ISKA stage, the first ever Master's Challenge at the Battle of Atlanta, the Warrior Cup, two Compete medallions, and a diamond ring.
I’m also pursuing his business degree at Cumberland University, and I’ve also gotten some screen time: I’ve been in two commercials, performed for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and done some stunt work on AMC's original film Into the Badlands. I’ve has traveled to Navy bases to entertain the families stationed in Italy, and Guam. My main goal with all of this is to inspire the next generation to pursue their dreams.
Fav. Century Product: Brave Boxing Gloves and Brave 70lb. Heavy Bag
Fun Facts: My nickname to friends and family is Captain America. Something else most people don’t know: I have a little sister, and she’s the one who runs the family!
I was also one of the first people to use double bo staffs in performance, and now I’m helping make the style more well-known by traveling to teach others and perform.
Started Martial Arts Because: I started martial arts because one of my best friends asked me to come to one of his "bring a buddy" classes.
How Has Martial Arts changed your life?: Martial arts have turned me into the man I am today. Without the discipline it offers, I wouldn't have accomplished my goals. It has taken me all over the world, and has given me a life I could only dream about.