Chris Myers, Chief Instructor, Ancient Maister
Mr. Myers started his martial arts training 32 years ago in Okinawan Shuri-ryu in (Summer of 1980) under the tutelage of Master Lemuel Miller. (Mr. Miller was trained by the late Hanshi John Pachivas). Mr. Myers training also included jiu-jitsu and ranking in kobudo (weapons). During his younger years Mr. Myers was involved in the sport karate tournament circuit in Florida and was ranked 3rd place in forms and weapons and 6th place in sparring. He was chief instructor for Mr. Miller's Tampa, FL dojo during the late 1980's.
Mr. Myers has had additional training with the late Hanshi Ridgely Abele Columbia SC, Shuri-ryu and in Shotokan Karate, with Sensei Timothy Casper, Aikido with Darrell Tangman, Close Quarter Combatives with Hock Hochheim, and kickboxing with Master Joe Lewis.
Mr. Myers has been training in the English Martial Arts under Maister Terry Brown's tutelage since 1999 and obtained Ancient Maister rank in the Company of Maisters. He is the Owner, Director and Chief Instructor of the American Chapter of the Company of Maisters and runs the only licensed academy in America sanctioned by Maister Terry Brown, The American Academy of English Martial Arts and a satellite club in Sonoma, CA. Additionally he holds a Masters degree in Natural Health, a Physician Assistant in Internal Medicine and Spinal Cord Injury at the Veterans Administration - Augusta, GA. Additionally 10 years in sports medicine and Orthopeadic surgery and training as a certified strength and conditioning specialist.
Stuart Stincer, Provost
Stuart Stincer is a Provost in the Company of Maisters of the Science of Defense. In 2005, he joined the Company and began his training under instructor Chris Myers in the United States. In February of 2009 Stuart had the great pleasure of training in London with the head of the Company of Maisters, Maister Terry Brown. He also fought for his prize and was awarded the rank of Free Scholler, becoming the 2nd American to advance to that status. In March of 2013 Stuart traveled again to London. He fought against all those that answered the call and became the 2nd American to attain the rank of Provost. He was also given by Maister Brown his official license to teach English Martial Arts. Stuart is a History major and Political Science minor with a passion for early Roman Britain through the English Civil War time period.
Alexa Myers, Provost
Alexa Myers is a Provost of the Company of Maisters and Instructor for the Childrens Program and Assistant Adult Instructor here at the American Academy of English Martial Arts. Alexa has had several years of martial arts instruction in the English Martial Arts and Shuri-Ryu Okinawan karate
Owen Fletcher, Free Scholler
Owen Fletcher is a music teacher at A. R. Johnson Magnet school, and assists on Monday nights teaching the Scholar's class, as well as keeping the American Academy of English Martial ArtsFacebook page up to date. He has been involved with the Academy since 2013, and passed his Free Scholar Prize in 2014.