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Eric Myers, native of Madisonville, Kentucky began training at the young age of 4 yrs old back in the 70's and fell in love with the martial arts.  He has dedicated his life to learning and practicing many systems of martial arts gaining black belt status in 14 different systems over the last 4 decades. 

Most noted are his credentials in these systems:

  • Shorin-Ryu Karate: 6th degree Black belt

  • Nihon-Ryu Jujitsu: 5th degree Black Belt

  • Dai Yoshin-Ryu Aikijutsu: 3rd degree Black Belt

  • ISTJ Judo: 1st degree Black Belt

  • Gracie Jiujtisu Pedro Sauer Team: Black Belt

  • Krav Maga: Level 2 instructor

The focus of Coach Myers' journey has by and large been self-defense skills for realistic situations and preserving the ancient methods of combat skills from around the world.  Learning to defend oneself is the single greatest asset a person can develop, causing increased confidence, fitness, focus, and less stress!  

Become Your Best!  Go Train! 

Head Instructor Kanen Hamby,  2nd Degree Black belt in the Warrior Martial Arts system directly under Master Instructor Eric Myers.  

Kanen began studing with Sensei Myers at the young age of just 10yrs old.  He has trained ever since and become a great example of what Warrior Martial Arts does.  

He is a very out going and energetic instructor who want to see his students grow up in the art like he has.

Lead Instructor Claude Gaston, is a 2nd Degree Black belt in the Warrior Martial Arts systme directly under Master Instructor Eric Myers. 

Claude began studying with Sensei Myers at the young age of 7 yrs old and has been training with our academy for years.  Claude is also a Eagle scout and through both training in martial arts and the scouts he has become an outstanding citizen of our community!

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