Our mission is to train up champions to be successful on the mats & in life through the discipline, teamwork & dedication that comes through our Wrestling & Kickboxing programs. We are committed to excellence & service to our members & our community. Get started today!
Head Wrestling Coach Derrick Waldroup dominated the junior college circuit, eventually winning the 1985 National Junior College Athletic Association championship. After junior college, Waldroup joined the U.S. Army and continued to dominate , twice named Army Athlete of the Year, winning a silver medal at the 1991 Pan American Games and being crowned a World Military Games champion.
Wrestling Coach Coached by Paul Aubrey and Mickey Martin, as well as his dad, Terry Hale went on to become the State Champ 3 consecutive years. He also won the Colorado Nationals in freestyle. One of Terry's proudest moments was traveling to Rio de Janeiro and becoming a World Gold Medalist in BJJ! Terry is also a second degree Tae Kwon Do black belt and Marine who currently is an entrepreneur and proud coach at Team RISE.
Head Kickboxing Coach Jason Felton played various positions in both football and baseball, however there was always a strong interest and pull towards the martial arts. Things shifted in 1996 when he moved to Texas. It was at that time that he finally received the opportunity to pursue his dream and begin martial arts training. Within a week of being in Texas, he began taking classes at Black Dragon Karate in Crosby, TX under Sensei Lee Mitchell.