He currently holds a first degree black belt in Takido, is working towards his second degree black belt in Takido, and is studying Traditional Hapkido.

Martial Arts United is a major part of Joe’s life and he has learned much about respect, patience, hard work, and honoring the art form.

Joe also enjoys playing lacrosse, soccer, fishing, and hunting.  He has an older brother and sister, as well as two dogs.

Joe Garvey earned his black belt in November of 2013 and has been an instructor with Martial Arts United ever since.  Joe has been practicing Takido with Martial Arts United for 8 years.

Joseph (Joe) Garvey