Mr. Wesie is the Owner and Chief Instructor of Akron Martial Arts and is a proud Navy Veteran. He has over 20 years of Martial Arts experience in various styles. He is a Certified Martial Arts Instructor and a OPOTA Certified Instructor in various topics for First Responders. He also teaches Subject Control and Defensive Tactics in LE Academies. He has a passion for not only teaching the physical side of Martial Arts to students but also encouraging them to be the best they can be in all parts of their lives. He is CPR Certified and holds various Black Belt Ranks.
Mr. Blaydes has been in Martial Arts since the age of 10. He is a Certified Martial Arts Instructor and the Head Instructor here at Akron Martial Arts. He has a deep passion for teaching Martial Arts to all ages of students. He also does not just focus on the physical learning, but pushes the Life Skills for true student success. He also has practiced in different disciplines of the Martial Arts. He is CPR Certified. 5th degree Black Belt.
Lead Instructor. Certified Instructor. CPR Certified. Has been in martial arts since she was 8 years of age. Is aspiring to open her own school in the future. 4th Degree Black Belt.
Certified Instructor. CPR certified. Has been in martial arts since the age of 10. Is a former state champion in Weapons, Sparring, and Forms. She is on her journey in the Medical Field and looking to earn her RN in Nursing. 4th Degree Black Belt.
Mr. A. Maglott is a Level 2 Instructor working toward Certified Instructor. He started his Martial Arts journey at a young age. Through the challenges of life he found his way back. He is in the animal care business and says training in Martial Arts has helped him with the needed skills of his career. He is CPR Certified. 3rd Degree Black Belt
Mr. M. Smith is a Level 1 Instructor working toward Certified Instructor. He started his Martial Arts journey in his teen age years and wrestled in High School. He had a goal to get back into Martial Arts as an Adult and joined his son in taking classes. He is a musician, worked with youth groups through his church and was in Law Enforcement. He is working on finishing his degree in Respiratory Therapy. He is CPR Certified. 2nd degree Black Belt