David began training in the martial arts when he was 11 and is a 5th degree Black Belt in Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do. David teaches all Martial Arts, Karate Kids, and Kickboxing + Boxing classes. In 2005, David developed the TMAFitness Kickboxing + Boxing fitness program based on the martial arts but geared towards those looking to achieve a high level of fitness in a fun, challenging and safe manner. Helping members achieve their goals is what David enjoys most.
A passion for fitness runs in the family. David lives in Overland Park with his wife and two boys, all of whom are into the martial arts, running, weight training and all things active. David is a KU graduate and holds an MBA.
Melissa is an IWA Certified Weight Trainer and a Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist through the Cancer Exercise Training Institute. She earned her Black Belt in 2010. Melissa works with cancer survivors at Cancer Action and Turning Point in the areas of exercise and wellness.
A mother of 5, Melissa lives in Lenexa where she and her husband can be found training for their next challenge. Melissa enjoys competing in triathlons, running and the martial arts.
Martial Arts Instructors
Katie started her fitness career in 2008 at the University of Kansas and has continued it ever since. Katie’s fitness mantra is: You’re always stronger than you think you are!