Meet the Instructors

Head Instructor

Mark is a 2nd Degree Black Belt under Master Pedro Sauer and is the Head Instructor of Integrated Martial Arts Academy in Harrisburg, NC.

He is an accomplished Martial Artist and has been training in many arts for over 27 years. He is known for his technical, efficient, and practical approach to teaching and has an engaging style of teaching that appeals to all ages and skill levels.

He has trained in several other styles of grappling that have influenced his Jiu Jitsu which include Judo, Sambo, Catch Wrestling, and Shooto.

His credentials:

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu

  • 3rd Degree in Japanese/American Jujitsu

  • Instructor in Jun Fan Gung Fu – Jeet Kune Do under Dan Inosanto

  • Instructor in Kali Escrima – Filipino Martial Arts under Rob Kelly and  Guro Dan Inosanto

  • Purple Belt in Judo

  • 1997 – 1st place South Carolina Grappling Championship

  • Advanced 1998 – 1st place South Carolina Submission Championship

  • Advanced 2000 – East Coast Grappling Championship

  • Advanced Division Many other local tournaments

  • Board of Directors for the Pedro Sauer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association

He has trained in several styles of grappling that have influenced his Jiu Jitsu and grappling which include Judo, Sambo, Catch Wrestling and Shooto.

Mark spends most of his time teaching classes at his academy, training and teaching seminars around the US.

Instructor

Adrian Ike is one of the instructors here at Integrated Martial Arts Academy. He has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for over eight years and teaching for over five.

 

He leads the kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program and teaches adults Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well.

Adrian takes pride in establishing a kids program that instills the values that help create better individuals and a better society.

 

He believes that discipline, respect, honor, and tradition add valuable pieces to our community and is extremely joyful that he can help pass on these values to all children at Integrated Martial Arts Academy.

 

Adrian focuses on the self-defense aspect of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu but has had many competitions and super-fight victories.

He believes that self-defense should be taught first and that everyone will benefit from the self-defense mindset that he teaches.

 

Adrian looks forward to seeing you in his classes soon!

Instructor

Bailey is one of the instructors at IMAA. She is an instructor as well as the office manager, and student.

She started training in 2016, and since then, has been very dedicated at working towards a mastery of her passion of self-defense and Jiu Jitsu. She’s traveled internationally, as far as Ukraine to teach self-defense and assault prevention.

Bailey is a great resource for any questions you might have concerning how our school is run, our curriculum works, keeping track of rank, or any technique-based questions.

She is an avid and successful competitor and also teaches the kids competition class.

Jiu Jitsu is a lifelong journey for her, and she is committed to achieving excellence in it and everything she does.

 

She Looks forward to seeing you at the academy and in a class!