Eugene Plowden’s Impact Martial Arts Systems offers the very best in professional martial arts instruction, fitness and group exercise classes. With over 30 years of martial arts experience, Eugene Plowden has a love for martial arts teaching, motivation and helping individuals reach their goals.

Mr. Plowden received his first degree black belt in 1991 at the age of fourteen under the instruction of his uncle five time world champion Master Richard Plowden. Since that time Mr. Plowden has taught martial arts classes in the Detroit Public Schools, Private Schools, Charter Schools, Churches, Gyms, and Health Clubs and also inside the Jewish Community Center. In 1993, Mr. Plowden received his 2nd degree black belt. In 1995 he attended Ferris State University and started a martial arts program named Super Star Karate Academy. This program was not only teaching college student’s martial arts but children as well.

In 1998 Mr. Plowden represented the United States as a member of the WKA National Karate Team. In 1999 Mr. Plowden journeyed into the health and fitness world and becomes a sales associate and a certified personal trainer at CMI Health Club and then Bally Total Fitness. At these locations he began teaching martial arts to the health club members and their children. Eventually Mr. Plowden moved on and worked inside the Jewish Community Center and worked as a personal trainer, group exercise instructor and had a very successful martial arts program. In 2014 Mr. Plowden received his 4th degree black belt. Mr. Plowden now holds classes inside of the Rosedale Park Community House in Detroit, MI and Lifetime Athletics in Bloomfield Hills, MI.