The Ross Center Judo Academy is an excellent program that has brought a lot of structure and interpersonal development to its students. Since our Judo Academy began in 2014, it has benefited children and adults alike in the City of Muncie. The RCC is very fortunate to have highly ranked and committed instructors with over 100 years of combined teaching and competitive experience.
People that participate in judo come from a wide demographic. This may include men, women, boys, and girls, young and old, ethnically diverse, and involved in various professions such as: police officers, designers, nurses, laborers, housewives, students, and more.
- Head Instructor Sensei John Hampton – Rokudan (6th-degree black belt)
- Assistant Instructor Sensei Carey Mountcastle – Sandan (3rd-degree black belt)
- Assistant Instructor Sensei Jim Boots – Godan (5th-degree black belt)
- Assistant Instructor Dave Smith – Rokudan (6th-degree black belt)
The monthly fee is $15 for the first child participant, and $5 for each additional family member under age 18. Adults pay $15 per participant. Moreover, scholarships are available for those who cannot afford to pay. The cost for this excellent program is of tremendous value for all.