Our Instructors

Our Instructors

Sensei Cody Glover—Owner

Cody is a Henderson county native who has been training in mixed martial arts since the age of 10. He is currently a 4th degree black belt in American Karate. From 2005 to 2008 Cody held 1st place in national titles in both Sparring and kata. Cody has earned the admiration, trust and respect of each of his students with his understanding, compassionate, yet strict instruction. Cody strives to help each and every one of his students reach his or her full potential. He is proud to have established one of the best dojos in WNC, while working with his father and brother in his family-run business. In his spare time, Cody enjoys hunting, fishing, and archery. In archery, Cody held both national and world titles. Sensei Cody also holds an associate’s degree in law enforcement.

Sensei Cory Glover—Instructor

Cory has been training in mixed martial arts since the age of 6. He is a 2nd degree black belt in American Karate and Shotokan and held a national title in sparring. Cory’s experience with wrestling began in the 7th grade, and since that time, he has trained with the best of the best. He was coached by Olympic wrestling qualifier Chad McPhatter and received personal training for strength and conditioning from Olympic personal trainer Shane Hook. Cory is currently studying to become a paramedic.

Sensei Larry Glover—Instructor

Sgt. Larry Allen Glover, USMC, began martial arts as a child, obtaining the rank of red belt in Chung Do Kwan. His military career as a security guard took him to the Congo and France. Upon his honorable discharge from Marines, he resumed his interest in martial arts with his sons, with all three embarking on the journey to black belt together. Retirement from his civilian career in local government allowed this loving, supportive father to join his sons in the family-run business.