38 Rosscraggon Road Unit FAsheville, NC 28803828-708-7676
Asheville Martial Arts, Self Defense, Asheville, Arden, Fletcher, Skyland, Hendersonville, NC, North Carolina, reality based, mixed martial arts, Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Jeet Kune Do, Aiki-JuJitsu, Aiki-Jitsu, Hapkido, Wing Chun, Kung Fu, home
school, self defense, Glen Arden, Averys Creek, W.W. Estes, Charles T. Koontz, Fletcher Elementary, After School, After School Care, After School Program, Summer Camps, Dojoku, Dojoku After School, Dojoku Martial Arts
Mrs. Jamie ReidThis is Jamie’s first year working with the Asheville Self Defense After School Program as director. Jamie was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC. She graduated college in 2010 with a Bachelors in Ministry from Carolina Christian College in Winston-Salem, NC. She enjoys teaching and working with children and has previous experience as a Sunday school teacher for six years and has also been homeschooling her nine year old daughter since kindergarten. She finds it rewarding to play a part in helping children learn and grow.Mrs. Paru BunnParu was born and raised in India and has worked with the After School Program for the last two years. She moved to the U.S. in 2010 with her husband, Sensei Wilson and she is a co-owner of the school with Sensei Wilson and Sensei Mike. She loves cooking Indian food and hanging out with her family when she is not at the dojo.
Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Jeet Kune Do, Aiki-JuJitsu, Aiki-Jitsu, Hapkido, Wing Chun, Kung Fu, home school, self defense, Glen Arden, Averys Creek,
W.W. Estes, Charles T. Koontz, Fletcher Elementary, After School, After School Care, After School Program, Summer Camps
Sensei Wilson Bunn
Wilson Bunn has been in law enforcement for seven years. He worked for the Asheville Police Department for their K9 Team until 2018 and he currently works for the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office. He began training martial arts in 1999. He began training in high school to get in shape and learn to defend himself from bullies. He trained informally in grappling and boxing while attending Appalachian State University. He has been training at Asheville Self Defense since 2010 and has earned his fourth degree black belt in Goshin Jitsu, a fourth degree black belt in Chun Moo Kwan Hapkido, a shodanho in Sento Rhu Aiki-Jujitsu. He is a co-owner of Asheville Self Defense along with Sensei Mike Pace.
Mr. Mike Pace
Mrs. Jamie Reid
Mr. John Nelson
Lexi started her martial arts training in 2010 in our After School Program. Now, she is a first degree black belt in Tenbukan Goshin Jitsu and is cross training in Chun Moo Kwan Hapkido. Although she was born in Hawaii, Asheville has been home to her. Outside of work and training, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and biking. After graduating in the spring of 2020, she plans to pursue a biology degree at Appalachian State Universty. She is one of the staff members in our After School Program and helps run Summer Camps. She loves teaching children’s classes and watching the kids grow and develop confidence, courage, and poise.
Ms. Lexi Labb
Mrs. Rachel Everson
Rachel began her martial arts training five years ago and has attained the rank of first degree black belt in Tenbukan Goshin Jitsu. She loves the outdoors, her children, and her husband. She spends her time either training intensely, studying Homeopathic medicine, and taking care of her family. She cross trains in Chun Moo Kwan Hapkido and teaches women’s self defense courses.