About our instructors
Brad Hatcher-Owner and Master Instructor-Click here for Bio
Amanda Hatcher-Co owner Black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, yoga coach
Amanda has been training in Gracie JIu-JItsu for over 12 years, she trained in Kickboxing and Karate as well. She is one of the most sought after Yoga teachers in the Area and teaches at Desno, Claytons and owns Little River Yoga, Maryville and Townsend. Her passion for training shows in her classes and her lifestyle.
Tony Campbell Isshinryu Black belt 5th degree and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Blue belt
Tony Campbell started training under Master J.C. Burris and started his training with me 1996. Tony is the head adult karate class instructor at HMA. Mr. Campbell is a great teacher that is always willing to go the extra mile to help students and often stays after class to help students. Tony is always in great shape, at over 60 years old he can spar those younger guys till they can take anymore.
Brian Cole Isshinryu black belt 5th degree
Brian Cole is a black belt in Isshinryu and has ben training in Karate since he was a young teen. He is a very successful competitor competing in Karate events and has won many awards in Fighting, Weapons and Kata. He is a very patient and knowledgeable teach with both kids and adults.
Black belt Instructors
Brady Hatcher 2nd degree -Brady the Oldest Son of Master Hatcher has been training since he was 4 yrs old. Brady helps teach both the Children's Karate and Jiu-JItsu classes. Brady has competed in both Karate and Jiu-Jitsu tournaments and is very experienced. Brady holds rank in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu as well as Karate.
Logan Brookshire 2nd degree- Logan started training in Karate at age 8 and helps assist in both Karate and JIu-JItsu classes for the children's program. Logan holds rank in Gracie JIu-JItsu as well as Karate.
Nathan Myers-Black belt 1st degree in karate and is a assistant in the Kids Programs and holds rank in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Christian Hatcher brown belt 1st kyu -is a Training Assistant in our Kids programs, Mr Hatchers
youngest son and a avid competitor.
Jerry Burns Brown belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Jerry Burns is a brown belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, he is also a Defensive tactics for the BCSD, Jerry has been a officer for many years serving in several Departments in KY and TN. He has compoeted in 50 MMA matches both Amater and pro. He is very knowledgeable with weapons training and defense.