Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Karate and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.

Here are a few of Dragon's Den Mixed Martial Arts's instructors and other staff members, starting with Eric Swick:

Eric Swick  (Shihan Swick)  Send E-mail to Eric Swick
Sensei's Swick rank and awards
5th degree black belt in the art of Shotokan Karate-Do
3rd degree Black belt in the arts of Renzoku Jiu-Jitsu
3rd degree Black Belt in the art of Dragon Kenpo
1st degree Black Belt in the art of Judo
Instructor in modern Arnis
1997 Above and Beyond award from Sensei Chuck Patterson
Hall of Fame awards
2008 Hall of Fame Jiu-Jitsu instructor
2009 Hall of Fame Karate instructor
2009 Hall of Fame Jiu-Jitsu and karate instructor
2009 Hall of Fame MMA instructor
2010 Sensei of the Year United State Black Belt Hall of Fame
2010 Martial Arts Legend Hall of Fame
MMA instructor/coach since 1995
MMA manager

Shihan Swick
Tracy Swick  (Miss Tracy)
ACDS Child development Specialist
Pre-K ages 3-5 Tiny Dragon's instructor

Mis Tracy
Michael Todd Gavitt  (Nidan second Degree Black Belt)
Sensei Mike Gavitt instructs kids and adult classes. Sensei Gavitt also hold a brown belt in the grappling art of Renzoku Jiu-Jitsu.

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Steve Price  (Nidan second Degree Black Belt)
Sensei Price has been studying the Art of Jiu-Jitsu for 15 year. Sensei Price has achieved Nidan in the art of Renzoku Jiu-Jitsu. Sensei Price as tested himself in Tournaments and in the Cage. You can also see Sensei Price at cage side coaching DDMMA MMA fighters.

Sensei Steve Price Nidan in RJJ
Chase Exline  (Shodan)
Sempia Chase instructs the Lil Dragon's class ages 4-7 year olds..

Caden Exline  (Jr Black Belt)
Caden Exline is one of our Jr Black Belts that instructs the Lil Dragon's class on Tuesdays and Thursday.

Jacob Freeze  (Jr Black Belt)
Jacob Freeze has numerous credentials and accomplishments. We will be updating this section shortly to detail them.

Luke Wiseman  (Jr Black Belt)
Luke Wiseman has numerous credentials and accomplishments. We will be updating this section shortly to detail them.

For more information about the Dragon's Den Mixed Martial Arts staff or training programs, please contact us at 304-669-6086 or by clicking here.

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