Solid Rock Martial Arts Academy
Call Us at 352-536-2900


Our Instructors

Mr. Darrell Edwards                                                       Certified Sr. Chief Instructor

Mr. Darrell Edwards is a 4th Degree Black Belt in Goju-Ru Karate, earned from Grandmaster Troy N. Ashford in 2012, a 4th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo earned from Master Kim 2012, 3rd Degree Black Belt with the American Taekwondo Association earned in 2010, and his 1st & 2nd Degree Black Belt were earned with Martial Arts World, under the instruction of Master Keith Winkle and Grandmaster Y.K. Kim. Throughout his years, Mr. Darrell Edwards has studied several styles of martial arts and striking arts such as Boxing, Kickboxing and Krav Maga. 2003 Black Belt Kumite State Champion, 2 X Time Forms State Champion, Weapons State Champion, Sparring State Champioin, 2013 Instructor of the Year, 2013 USA Hall of Fame Inductee, 2012 Triple Crown State Champion

Ms. Alicia Soto                                                                            Program Director/Level 1 Certified Assistant Trainer

Mr. Jesse Speedy                                                                  Certified Balintawak Instructor