INSTRUCTOR, 5TH DEGREE BLACK BELT, SAEKSON MUAY THAI
Vanny Boon is a certified 5th degree black belt skilled in various forms of martial arts including Taekwondo Do, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu jitsu and Boxing. Master Boon’s passion and experience for martial arts began when he started training at the age of 5 and spans over 25 years. Master Boon trained under Grand Master Hong, Master Freddie Poole and Muay Thai world champion Saekson Janjira.
INSTRUCTOR, 3RD DEGREE BLACK BELT
Westin Poole’s love for karate kicked in as a kid when he began training in martial arts at the age of 6. By 2009, Westin was a certified 1st degree black belt and has no plans of slowing down. He has been teaching for almost eight years and enjoys working with children. The mission behind his teaching is inspiring his students to reach their goals and see the benefits of their hard work.
INSTRUCTOR, 2ND DEGREE BLACK BELT
Alex Garcia is a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do who gravitated towards the world of martial arts at the age of 4. Alex soon began training to develop and perfect his skills for martial arts and became a student at Freddie Poole's Martial Arts at the age of 10. Within 2 years, Alex’s dedication transformed him into an avid competitor. Alex received several 1st place wins in state martial arts championships.
INSTRUCTOR, 3RD DEGREE BLACK BELT
Mr. Lee has been training for over 20 years and teaching for 17. He has acquired a 3rd degree Black Belt in American Freestyle and a 3rd degree Black Belt in Tai Kwon Do. Along with his traditional stand-up background he has acquired a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu through the Machado system.
INSTRUCTOR, MACHADO BLACK BELT
Mike Rose has over 25 years of martial arts training, competition, and teaching experience in both Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Mike started training in Judo in 1992 and currently holds a black belt. In 1998, under the teachings of Greg Nelson, Mike began training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and received his blue belt in 1999 and his black belt in 2009.
INSTRUCTOR, BLACK BELT
Sara is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas. She double majored in speech-language pathology and child development. Sara began taking karate at age 8 and earned her black belt in 2012 under Freddie Poole. Shortly after earning her black belt she began teaching at FPMA.
INSTRUCTOR, CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER, YOGA
Gerardo Mulas is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt with many years of experience in the martial arts. He is also an IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) Certified Black Belt, the most important organization in the world for BJJ. Not only he is an avid practitioner of this craft, he also keeps up to date with all the latest developments in this discipline, both from the competition aspect as well as the newer techniques. Gerardo is also a Yoga expert and he has studied kinesiology (the science of human and animal movement) hence helping his students achieve their best both physically and psychologically.
INSTRUCTOR, 5TH DEGREE BLACK BELT, TRAINER
Randy Stem is a 5th degree black belt trained in Karate, Kickboxing, and Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Randy studied under the teachings of Allen Steen, widely recognized as the 'Father of American Taekwondo', and has over 45 years of experience mastering martial arts. Randy strongly encourages his students to build a firm foundation in martial arts early on by focusing on the development of basic fundamental motor skills and concepts.