Jon Nye is a 3rd Degree Black Belt Instructor in American Self-Defense System and a 1st Degree Black Belt in the Joe Lewis Fighting System. as well as a Blue Belt in Brazilian Juijitsu. . he began his training the martial arts at Champion Karate in Whiteville NC under Vince Patrick.. While there he discovered his love for teaching especially kids, and served as the beginner students instructor before moving to North Myrtle Beach to teach at Champion Karate and Kickboxing.