Mr. James Smith
3rd Degree Black Belt
Certified Martial Arts Instructor
Chief Instructor of Johnson City Martial Arts Academy
Mr. Smith started his training with Senior Grandmaster Rick Pope in Cleveland, TN at Lee University. After Graduating from Lee University, Mr. Smith continued his Martial Arts Training at Pope's Martial Arts main Academy and began working as the Center Manager for Senior Grandmaster Pope.
In March of 2020 during the beginning of the COVID pandemic, Mr. Smith moved to Johnson City, TN to manage the Johnson City Martial Arts Academy.
Mr. Smith tested at the Rank Exam for 3rd Degree Black Belt in February 2021 and then tested for his Full Instructor Certification in April 2021.
Mr. Timothy Dixon
2nd Degree Black Belt
Leadership Team Member
Mr. Dixon originally began his training at Evers' Martial Arts Academy several years ago and decided to return and enter the Leadership Team. Mr. Dixon loves to work with the Tiger Cubs (ages 4-6). Mr. Dixon works out on a regular basis that has been enhancing his Martial Arts Skills.