Meet the Instructors

Our martial arts instructors are committed to providing the highest level of martial arts training in a fun and safe environment. Our instructors have decades of experience in many different martial art forms. Going beyond training, our instructors are truly world class athletes. Each of them have competed and won many tournaments and fights, including American and International events. Our instructors truly make up the best in the Midwest!

Scott Thompson – Owner / Head Instructor
Black Belt - Scott Thompson, Woodbine Iowa
  • Martial Arts student since Fall 1981
  • TAE KWON DO: 1981-PRESENT (4th DEGREE BLACK BELT)
  • BRAZILIAN (GRACIE) JIU-JITSU: 1993-PRESENT (BlACK BELT)
  • BOXING: 1986-1989, KUNG FU: 1990-1992, KAJAKEMPO: 1995-PRESENT, JUDO: 1992-1998, KICK BOXING: 1987-1992, JEET KUNE DO: 1990-1995
  • Training highlights:
  • Currently trained under Fabio Santos:  TWO time World Champ; One of five Red/Black Belts in North America
  • Trained under Gracie Family members:  Rickson Gracie, Royce Gracie, Rockson Gracie, Royler Gracie, Renzo Gracie
  • Competition Highlights
  • 1985 Undefeated WTA Champ, Louisville, KY
  • 1987 Undefeated WTA Champ, Omaha, NE
  • 1988 Undefeated WTA Champ, Madison, WI
  • 1992 Nebraska State Games, Judo, Silver Medal
  • 1997 Rickson Gracie International Jiu-Jitsu Tournament, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2000 Rickson Gracie International Jiu-Jitsu Tournament, Los Angeles, CA, Bronze Medal
  • 2009 American National Jiu-Jitsu Tournament, Los Angeles, CA, Gold Medal
  • 2009 American National Jiu-Jitsu Tournament, Los Angeles, CA, Open Division, Gold Medal
  • 2010 Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Los Angeles, CA, Bronze Medal
  • 2011 Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Los Angeles, CA, Bronze Medal
  • 2014 Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Los Angeles, CA, Bronze Medal (Black Belt Division)
Brad Sieck – Tae Kwon Do Instructor
Brad Sieck
  • TAE KWON DO (1st Degree Black Belt)
Glenn Beall – Tae Kwon Do Instructor
Glen Beall
  • TAE KWON DO (1st Degree Black Belt)