Ryan Hoover is a 2nd degree black belt in Krav Maga and co-author of three books on Krav Maga: Black Belt KM, KM for Women and KM for Beginners. Helping people healthier, safer lives is Ryan’s driving force. He has trained professional athletes, military and law enforcement officers, actors, stay-at-home moms and dads, and busy professionals all around the world. (including James Anderson (NFL) and Tracy Spiridakos (Actress)). Ryan is a Krav Maga Force Training instructor, as well as a Krav Maga Train the Trainer. He is a certified natural trainer as well as a speed, agility and quickness trainer. Ryan co-founded Fit to Fight® and trains instructors in eight countries, and he also co-founded the self protection program Hard Ready™, Pride™, the program for kids, and Safer Campus Now™, the active shooter defense program. Ryan has played a critical role in developing defensive tactics and training curricula at the state level. Ryan also owns two training centers in North Carolina. Ryan has trained Ron Rivera (Carolina Panthers Head Coach) Greg Olsen (Carolina Panthers tight end) Tracy Spiridakos and Daniella Alonso (Revolution actors) Alicia Vela-Bailey (Stuntwoman of the Year) James Anderson (Chicago Bears Linebacker) Charles Johnson (Carolina Panthers defensive end) Jordan Senn (Carolina Panthers special teams captain) Joe Kenn (Carolina Panthers strength and conditioning coach) Collegiate softball players, rugby players, moms, dads, doctors, attorneys, business owners and more!