Mariea Snyder is a highly accomplished martial artist who has achieved black belts under kickbox legends Joe Lewis and Bill "Superfoot" Wallace. Additionally, Mariea is a 7th Degree Black Belt Senior Master Instructor in TaeKwonDo. She holds several kickbox title belts including the IKF World Champion. In addtion to teaching seminars around the nation, Mariea helps guide and motivate students to reach their personal goals in our programs.
Mariea is highly involved with the community through her continual work with Women's Shelter, Adopt-A-Highway, Salvation Army, and working within the local schools; to name a few. She regularly conducts Self Defense / Rape Prevention seminars for businesses and the community.
Mariea Snyder is co-owner (with her husband) and an Instructor at the academy. Outside the martial arts, Mariea Snyder most enjoys spending time with two children, husband, and dogs.
- 8th Degree Black Belt (TaeKwonDo)
- 4th Degree Black Belt (Joe Lewis Kickboxing)
- 2nd Degree Black Belt (Superfoot Wallace Kickboxing)
- Adjunct Professor at High Point University (HPU)
- 2009 International Kickbox Federation (IKF) World Kickbox Champion
- 2010 "fighter of the Year" (Joe Lewis Fighting Systems)
- First female in the world to hold black belt ranks under two martial art legends: Mr. Joe Lewis and Mr. Bill "Superfoot" Wallace
- Only female to be promoted to 4th Degree Black Belt by Joe Lewis