Over 35 years martial arts experience
Russell Gale became involved in the programs at Fighting Spirit in 2007 and has been a familiar face as the years roll by. Russ is Co-Owner of Midwest Tae Kwon Do and has 35 years of experience in this martial art. He is also a United States National Team Coach for Cadet and Junior athletes competing in Olympic sport Tae Kwon Do. He also has a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitu. Coach Gale is the kids favorite “redman” as they return year after year for the summer safety camps and was pivotal in the development of the boys empowerment program, Protect The House. As a father to two grown children and an attempted abduction himself at the age of 7 years old, he is committed to making sure children are provide training and options for safety, skills that he never had, so they can grow into adults that feel confident and strong in taking care of themselves.