Aaron is an undefeated Golden Gloves Boxer and Brown belt in BJJ. Aaron has extensive experience in wrestling, Judo, kickboxing, Muay Thai and Olympic Taekwondo. Aaron has also studied Karate, Silat, Arnis, Kuntao, and Lima Lama.
At the amateur level, AK has trained numerous Silver Gloves, Golden Gloves, J.O. Champions, and World Champions. Aaron is the trainer of Dustin “War Machine” Morrison, as well as other numerous professional fighters in boxing, kickboxing, and MMA all the way up to Bellator level.
Aaron’s real world self defense experience comes from the form of Integrated fight arts, comprehensive fighting arts, I.F.A., combat pistol, personal protection, night club cooler/bouncer, and fugitive recovery.
- Black belt under Steve Todd in 5 Way Method.
- Black belt under Jeff Sprawls in Maju Bela Diri.
- Black belt under Veral Noland in Taekwondo.
- Brown Belt in BJJ.
Professor Mike “Bull” Harris (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)
Mike “Bull” Harris, has a 12 year appreciation for MMA/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Bull honors his lineage. Starting with Carlson Gracie, Renato Tavares and closely mentored by Piet Wilhelm. Where he is part of the Triton family in Tulsa Oklahoma. In January 2013, Bull was rewarded his black belt by Piet Wilhelm/Renato Tavares organization. Before that journey started Bull had been under Lloyd Irvin, Shawn Hammonds. He was rewarded his purple and brown belt under that organization, where he started The Bull-Pen Mafia. Bull-Pen Mafia was introduced to Southwestern Missouri in 2009. It produced multiple champions in MMA/BJJ. Prior to all of his success today, his love for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu originates in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bull’s start was under Pedro Carvalho and Kevin Carpenter. Leaving there in 2008, he opened Bull-Pen Mafia a blue belt and a few cage fight memories to talk about. Jiu-Jitsu Everything-Everything Jiu-Jitsu!!!
Master Veral Noland began training in Tae Kwon-Do in Chehalis Washington under Hong Sik Kim in 1986. That same year he competed in his first tournament at the Southwest Washington Fair. Since then Veral has competed in hundreds of tournaments to include two trips to the United States Taekwondo Union National tournament in 2002 and 2003. He has trained several junior/senior national champions and one international competitor that made the United States Army Taekwondo Team. Master Noland is currently a 5th Degree Black Belt under Grand Master In Hui Won of Del City Oklahoma and a member of the U.S. Central Taekwondo Association.
Master Noland is a United States Air Force veteran who served in the Persian Gulf. He served on active duty from 1989 through1997. His tours included Italy, Las Vegas, Idaho, San Antonio, Florida and Maryland.
He is also a blue belt in BJJ.
Jehiah Birchffield (Integrated Fighting Arts)
Has 15 years experience in the martial arts, a degree in Finance and Economics 2003, and in 1998 he joined the military where he served for 8 years as a MP officer and Engineer. While stationed at Ft. Benning GA 2002, he trained in te 75th Ranger Reg. Hand-to-Hand Combat. He also has extensive training in Jeet Kune Do, Boxing, Thai Boxing, Greco Roman, and Brazilian
Jiu-Jitsu (brown belt). He is an Affiliated Coach with Straight Blast Gym International.
In 2003 Jehiah opened the Integrated Fighting Gym in Neosho, MO where he competed in MMA and submission grappling, as well as trained numerous MMA and submission competitors. In 2004 Jehiah moved back to Fayetteville to teach and coach at the IFA Training Center. Throughout his career, he has trained hundreds of private citizens, security, law enforcement, military personnel, and competitive athletes in Mixed Martial Arts, submission grappling, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Over 30 years experience in various Martial Arts. Bill is a 3rd degree black belt in Pang Gai Noon Ryu Karate, a brown belt in TKD, and a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has competed in boxing and kickboxing, and he is a senior student at TCB with 10 plus years training with Aaron Kimball.