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.
Jeff DeMarcus Gracie Jiu-Jitsu 3rd degree Black belt
Jeff got interested in GJJ/BJJ while he was recovering from a accident where he had a broken leg and foot. He was bed bound for months and during this time I was recovering from a broken leg, I received a few weeks before him fighting in a grappling tournament, this was 1996. I would take all of the UFC, MARS and Gracie in action tapes I had for him to watch. Jeff has been a loyal student and my best friend since then. He is a great teacher and always willing to share his Jiu-Jitsu with everyone.
Josh Robertson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu 2nd degree Black belt
Josh has been training at Hatchers Martial Arts for over 15 years.Josh started training with already a in depth wrestling
background. Always knowledgeable and a very technical black belt, Josh is always up to date with all the new trendy positions.
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.
Black belt Instructors
Brady Hatcher Jr. 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.
Mark Everhart -Mark is a 2nd degree black belt and has been training with Mr. Hatcher for many years. Mark is a great teacher and patient with everyone.
Logan Brookshire Jr 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.