BIO Ryan Hoover is the owner of FTF® Gastonia and FTF® Charlotte. He is also the founder of the Fit to Fight® affiliate organizaton. He holds a 2nd degree black belt in Krav Maga and is co-author of three books on Krav Maga: Black Belt KM, KM for Women and KM for Beginners. Helping people healthier, safer lives is Ryan’s driving force. He has trained professional athletes, military and law enforcement officers, actors, stay-at-home moms and dads, and busy professionals all around the world. (including James Anderson (NFL) and Tracy […]
Eli has 20 years experience in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and various other martial arts. He teaches, trains and competes in jiu-jitsu, with careful attention to both sport and self-defense aspects of the art. Eli also has years of experience training in Muay Thai, Filipino martial arts, Jeet Kune Do, boxing, wrestling and judo.