About Our Instructors

Master David Johnson

Chief Instructor
30 Years Experience6th Dan Master AKTA Certified Instructor. Men, Women, and Children Instruction Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Level 3 certified instructor Childrens Bullyproof Instructor As an instructor, it is a gratifying experience to watch students develop mentally and physically through martial arts. If you have any questions please contact me at 913-681-1777. I look forward to speaking with you.

Tyson Kilbey


Tyson is a huge asset to the academy. His classes are energetic and exciting.  He teaches daytime classes and private lessons. He also serves the community as Johnson County Sheriffs department Lieutenant and Owner of Top Firearms Instruction.

David Smarr

A highly qualified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt Certified instructor with over 20 years experience. David is currently a Gracie Level 3 instructor, he adds his years of experience to the Combatives and Master cycle classes.