At Dragons Lair we are interested not only in self defense skills, but also the complete personal development of each student. Individual attention is a feature of each and every class, allowing Dragons Lair students to progress quickly and easily toward their personal goals. Our instructors take seriously their responsibility as role models for younger students, teaching them the importance of strong character, leadership and good values.
PROFFESOR HANK HENRY
5th Degree Black Belt/ Master In Tae Kwon Do
Black Belt In Brazilian Jiu-jitsu
Kickboxing Chief Instructor
5 Yr. ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer
ISSA Certified Sports Nutrition
Master Hank Henry has been training in the martial arts his whole life. At the age of 2 he entered the training floor and has not left since. While traveling in Korea in 2005 visiting our Grandmaster Jung Hwan Park was able to train at the Kukkiwon and test for his 3rd Dan. Then in 2009 he earned the rank of 4th Dan Master Instructor under Grand Master Jung Hwan Park. He as won many tournaments and state titles in his martial arts career. Multiple Time COPA, NAGA, Newbreed, and Leleo Code Grappling Tournament Gold Medalist.
2013, 2014 AAU Tae Kwon Do State Champion and National Qualifier
Master Hank actively cross trains at multiple MMA gyms and competes in regular and open class weight divisions.
Master Hank has a passion for expanding his martial arts knowledge and has trained with Marcelo Garcia, John Danaher, Gordon Ryan, Eddie Cummings, Garry Tonon, Matt Hughes (9 time UFC Welterweight Champion), Carlos and Rigan Machado (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructors of Chuck Norris), Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (UFC Veteran), Bernardo Faria (2x World Champion (2010/2013) 3x Pan-American Champion), Tom DeBlass, Jeff Glover, and Bruno Malficine
Mitsuyo Maeda -> Carlos Gracie -> Carlson Gracie -> Murilo Bustamante-> Leonardo (Leo D’ilha) Borges-> Marcus Santos-> Ross Kellin-> Hank Henry
Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
Multiple time COPA Grappling Tournament Medalist. Has trained with Marcelo Garcia, John
Danaher, Gordon Ryan, and Gezary Matuda.
Leads Women's Self Defense classes, Kids Jiu-Jitsu, and assists with our Awesome After School Program