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Master Chick Mathis

President, Director & Advisor of the AMAI

Currently Master Instructor in Destin, Florida

Career Highlights:

  • 1978 Started training in Taekwondo – Panama City, Fl
  • 1981 Opened first Martial Arts school in Fort Walton Beach, Fl
  • 1987 & 1989 Southeast Region Instructor of the Year
  • 1993 &1994 Chief of Internal Affairs Southeast Region Received National Award for the above position
  • 1997 Silver Medalist in sparring
  • 1998 Gold Medalistin sparring
  • 1999 Received Master Rank
  • Ranked in the Top Ten for 5 years
  • Served as Southeast Regional Chief of Awards & Chief of Tournaments
  • Served as a National Chief of Tournaments Certified in Defensive Tactics, PPCT, SHARP, as well as many weapons certifications