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Instructor 1


Brad Handelman has been studying Martial Arts for 32 years, and instructing for 30. He holds a 4th Degree Black Belt in Shaolin Kenpo and has extensive experience in Qi Gong, as well as meditation. He has a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy from California State University Long Beach, specializing in Eastern Philosophy and Theory of Knowledge. Brad enjoys international travel, having visited over 40 countries worldwide. Sensei Brad greatly enjoys seeing the numerous positive benefits Karate-X brings to children and schools.

Instructor 2

SENSEI BREndan Requa

Brendan has been a top instructor with Karate-X for 3 years. He is a natural at working with kids, and in the past 15 years he has been a preschool teacher, youth sports coach, and para-educator. He has a passion for seeing kids work through challenges to be the best that they can be! Most importantly, he enjoys seeing kids have fun while learning karate!

Instructor 3

SENSEI ChristY Larson

Christy is passionate about teaching kids karate! Christy is a certified fitness instructor who has been working with children and adolescents for many years. Holding a degree in psychology, she worked in behavioral treatment and at-risk youth settings before moving into health and fitness. She is also a certified Yoga teacher in Vinyasa and Yin. She loves that Karate teaches children to be brave, focus, learn spatial and physical awareness and have fun while meeting their goals.

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