Mark Reding has been passionate about teaching martial arts for over 20 years. He constantly improves his skills in a variety of disciplines in order to share them with his students.
In 1991 at the age of 13, Mark started training in martial arts under an instructor named Mike Woodson where he earned his 1st-degree black belt in Shorin-Ryu Karate in 1995. In 1994, Mark started his training in American Kenpo Karate under Tim Bullot where he earned his first-degree black belt in 1999. Mark became a senior professor of the arts by earning his seventh-degree black belt in 2015. In 1996, Mark followed his dream of teaching others the art and opened his own school. In 1999 Mark began his training in Jeet Kune Do Concepts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Jack McVicker. Mark earned his Phase I Instructorship in 2004. In 2012 Mark earned his black belt professorship in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Professor James Brown. In 2015 he earned his 1st degree BJJ black belt under Professor Octavio Couto. in 2018 Mark earned his second degree BJJ black belt under Professor Jared Weiner out of Philly, and continues to train with him to this day. In 2017 Mark opened a second academy in Denton called Reding Martial Arts East Side.
Place Reding Martial Arts
Head CoachProfessor: Mark Reding