Instructors

Blake Lirette

Started his martial arts journey over 30 years ago in a full contact Karate style (ITK) then moved to Kickboxing and Muay Thai where he won the Canadian Muay Thai, ISKA North American, and WKL World Muay Thai Titles, Fought and won in K-1 Las Vegas -with his trademark Spinning back kick KO!
Blake has lived and trained martial arts in Thailand, Japan, Los Angeles, San Fransisco, and Las Vegas. He’s also experienced competition in pro boxing and MMA. He currently holds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and trains combat wrestling. Blake has a way of bringing out peoples confidence and energy and has had a lifetime of learning and teaching experience.
“Since growing up with martial arts I’ve learned the ability to embrace challenges in life and to keep moving forward; learning as I go. Martial Arts has provided me with a supportive community environment where I’ve always been challenged and encouraged to try my best. My passion is to share the martial arts experience with people of all ages.”

Dean Lirette

Dean has had over 20 years of Marital arts experience and competition in both Kickboxing and Boxing. He’s also had 15+ years of teaching experience… when it comes to teaching preschool to Adult group Kickboxing classes – Dean is a Pro! He is super nice and the kids especially love Dean!
“Kickboxing was my saving grace going through high school; martial arts was my safe haven where I could always count on positive people to spend time with that would encourage me and pick me up when I was having a hard time. Through martial arts I learned the power of aligning myself with positive influences and role models. Now it’s my turn to provide that experience for the next generation of leaders!”

Curtis Harriott

Curtis started martial arts training as a kid in elementary school and has trained at a high level and competed in several disciplines: Karate, Kickboxing, Judo, Wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu to name a few…He’s the former BFL World Champion in Mixed Martial Arts! He specializes in creating and organizing specific curriculums designed to teach kids the most effective martial arts techniques available…and keep them engaged! Curtis is a serious guy but is a kid at heart and loves to be on the mats! “Martial arts is my life’s passion; Health, constant learning, and connecting with amazing people has been the best thing I (my parents) ever did for me …it has equipped me with tools that are serving me today!…and now I get to pass it on!”