WORLD CLASS MARTIAL ARTS PROFESSIONALS
Red Dragon's World and Internationally certified black belt professionals look forward to assisting you fulfill your martial arts and physical fitness needs. Classes are small and conducted by an adult. Private martial arts and certified personal training instruction are available, as well.
Grand Master Hill is the owner and Master Instructor of Red Dragon Family Martial Arts and Fitness. He has 42 years of martial arts training and instructing experience, and is the highest ranking black belt in the Hampton Roads area. He has trained New York State troopers, police officers, and fire fighters. Grand Master Hill has also instructed Stanford University faculty, as well as provided public safety for the University. He has coached thousands of men, women, and children throughout the United States and abroad. Grand Master Hill, who is originally from New York, is a 15 time NYS champion and former NYS Professional Karate Commission team Captain. He was also inducted into the USA Black Belt Hall of Fame in 2015. He is a national and internationally recognized championship competitor. He has won countless grand championship titles in kata, kumite, weapons and self-defense. Grand Master Hill leads by example: often demonstrating his martial arts for charitable organizations and mentoring at-risk youth.
Monique "Tiger Moe" Hill is the Director of Operations at Red Dragon Family Martial Arts. She is a 3rd degree black belt and has been training since 1995. She is the Lead Instructor at Red Dragon Martial Arts and is a New York state kata, kumite, and self-defense champion. She instructs cardio kickboxing classes, and is a National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association Certified Personal Trainer. Monique enjoys mentoring youth and teenage females, through her Pink Dragons empowerment and self-defense program. Monique also has a Bachelors Degree in Spanish from William Smith College and is fluent in Spanish. As Director of Operations, she happily assists students and parents with all of their instructional needs. She is always available for any concerns you may have.
Master Justin Barley has been training since 1987, and is a 5th degree black belt in Kenpo Karate. He is the 2016 Battle of the 7 Cities Weapons and Kata Champion. He is our Chief Instructor and his love of teaching is apparent when he teaches class. His weapons experience includes the Sai, Sword, Nunchaku, Bo, Escrima and Tonfa.
Grand Master Sprueill has been involved in competing, coaching and officiating in Judo and the Martial Arts since 1966. He received 1st place in 1967-68 Marine Corp. Championship. In 1970, he studied under the great teacher, Mr. Takahiko Ishikawa. He served as President of the International Krav-Maga Institute - USA. He is a 10th degree black belt.
Lorenzo Smith is a valued member of our instructional team. He has been involved in martial arts for over 18 years. He is currently a 2nd degree black belt. In addition, Mr. Smith also has a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Computer Information Technology and Management. With two sons participating in class, he enjoys leading by example.
Sensei Julian “Pete” Skipper started training in the martial arts while growing up in Detroit. He used to watch a man by the name of Dimitri Paul work out in his backyard after school every day. One day Dimitri approached him and asked him if he wanted to learn martial arts. And so the saga began. He was introduced to the style of Go-Ti at the age of 13, and earned his black belt at the age of 16. Go-Ti consists of Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Aikido and grappling. Sensei Pete has competed in numerous regional and national tournaments.
William Hampton is a native of Hampton Roads. He began studying Cuong Nhu (mixed martial arts) in 1993. After enrolling his son in Grand Master Hill's Red Dragon Martial Arts Academy, he decided to continue his journey to attain martial arts excellence by training privately with Grand Master Hill. He is currently a 1st degree black belt.
James Cullen is a retired U.S. Marine who has been involved in Martial Arts since 2001. In 2008, Mr. Cullen received his 1st Degree Black Belt under the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, which focuses on a synergy of mental, character, and physical disciplines found in various martial arts styles such as Okinawan karate, Judo, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Boxing, and Jujutsu.
Kellen Saunders is a native of Detroit, MI. He is a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has been training in the art since 1998. He has also served in the United States Navy for 10 years and is continuing his education in the hair business (licensed barber) as well as the martial arts. He considers himself as a bridge between the younger students and the adult students and always gives his best as a teacher and a student.
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4200 Portsmouth Blvd., Suite 582A | Chesapeake, VA 23321 | Inside Chesapeake Square Mall
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