Master Jerry Hinton

Master Jerry Hinton

Jerry Hinton has been studying Martial Arts since 1989 and has been instructing both children and adults since 1998.  Since leaving the US Army Infantry in 2001, Master Hinton has continued to work both as an instructor and as a manager of martial arts schools in Florida and Georgia.

In 2015, he opened his own karate school, All Star Karate, in Lawrenceville, GA. All Star Karate is a Fusion Martial Arts school, combining a mixture of martial arts, gymnastics, parkour and dance. In addition to both adult and child karate classes, he also teaches kickboxing and self defense seminars. Master Hinton also brings martial arts training to preschool and daycares, providing instruction during the school year and during summer camps.


  • 1996: Okaloosa Sheriff’s Department self defense certificate
  • 2001: Black Belt 3rd degree – American Karate Association
  • 2003: King of the Ring Champion (Boxing)
  • 2004: 2nd degree black belt – American Taekwondo Association
  • 2017: 1st degree black belt – Moo Sa Do, Cecil Stapley
  • 2017: 4th Dan – Guardian Martial Arts, Cecil Stapley
  • 5th Kyu Taijutsu in Bujinkan
  • Orange sash in Shaolin Kung Fu
  • University of West Florida – Fencing training


  • Jeet Kune Do
  • Kindai-Ryu Jujitsu
  • Boxing
  • Brazilian Jujitsu
  • Wing Chun
  • Muay Thai


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Master Rick Drew – 8th degree Black Belt, American Karate Association

Master Cecil Stapley –  7th degree Black Belt, Moo Du Kwan Association