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Meet Our Team

Martial Arts Instructors

Owner | Head Aikido Instructor

John Thompson

In 1995, Thompson Sensei began his training in Aikido at a University of North Texas club while attaining his BFA in Drawing and Painting. Studying visual and martial arts…

Head Karate-Do Instructor

Juan Pablo Villarroel

Juan Pablo Villarroel was born in Caracas, Venezuela, on January 25, 1965. Training martial arts has been part of his life since the 1980, when he started…

Head Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

Jon Bjorksten

Get to know Jon at our dojo by joining one of our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes. Jon’s bio is in creation and will be added to our website soon…

Head Judo Instructor

Idean Salehyan

Idean Salehyan (Dean) began training in martial arts as a college undergraduate at UC, San Diego in 1997.  He started with Tang Soo Do…

Aikido Instructor

Matt Bourbon

Matthew Bourbon is currently a nidan who started training in Aikido under Hideki Shiohira, Shihan in San Francisco, California. He continued his training…

Denton Barbell Club Instructor

Owner | Barbell Club Instructor

Kalah Thompson

Kalah has played a variety of sports since she was 5 years old — focusing in particular on soccer, basketball, track & field, and cross-country running…


At  DentonMAC, we take a unique approach to fitness by creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and challenged to be their best.

Operating Hours

Monday – Friday:
08:15 – 11:30  |   4:15 – 7:30

08:15 – 1:50

08:50 – 11:30

Our Socials