Meet Our Instructors

CatFitzgerald-Bio

Aikido * ASSERT * Filipino Kali * Jeet Kune Do * Shotokan Karate * Tae Kwon Do

CAT FITZGERALD

James Cat Fitzgerald has helped numerous pro and Olympic athletes attain medals and break records at the world’s most prestigious sporting competitions, including Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012, with many of his athletes crediting him and his training methodologies as “the secret weapon in world-record-breaking performances.”

LizFitzgerald-Bio

Aikido * ASSERT * Filipino Kali * Jeet Kune Do * Shotokan Karate * Tae Kwon Do

LIZ FITZGERALD

Liz Fitzgerald co-created the ASSERT Program, a liability-conscious, scalable, empowerment self-defense-based system for Civilian, LEO/ Security Pros, and Military/ Mission Critical Teams. She's responsible for all curriculum, as well as designing defensive tactics programs and policies for social groups. Liz also regularly teaches workshops at the Academy.

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Hapkido

CRAIG WILLIAMS

Growing up, Craig was a fan of Bruce Lee, but never studied any type of martial arts. He loved playing sports which allowed him to stay fit and active. He finally found his true passion after discovering Hapkido - a Korean style of self-defense. Today he teaches Hapkido classes at the academy, sharing his passion and skills with a new generation of students.

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