Jarrod Lash began practicing martial arts in 1994. Five years later, he graduated from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and moved to Tucson to continue his martial arts training and to study Traditional Chinese Medicine with Vince Black, founder of the North American Tang Shou Tao Association. This relationship continued for 20 years. In 2016, Jarrod left NATSTA to pursue other methods and teachers. He began training boxing and Jujitsu with Nic Holck, and continues his study of Internal Martial Arts with Tim Cartmell. Jarrod was also the head of the Tuina department at the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from 2008-2012. He opened Descending Dragon Health Center in 2010, and continues it's operation as the premium provider of Tuina, Qigong, and Xingyiquan available in Tucson, Arizona.