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Kempo-Karate Instructors

Kempo Karate Mr. Petersen Association Professor

Mr. Petersen
Association Professor
Training since 1997
Teaching since 1998

Kempo Karate Shaun Petersen 6th Degree, Head Instructor

Shaun Petersen
6th Degree, Head Instructor
Training since 1997
Teaching since 2001

Kempo Karate Noel Carson 5th Degree, Senior Instructor

Noel Carson
5th Degree, Senior Instructor
Training since 2003
Teaching since 2005

Kempo Karate Karen Jones 5th Degree, Senior Instructor

Karen Jones
5th Degree, Senior Instructor
Training since 2004
Teaching since 2006

Kempo Karate Kiah Porter 4th Degree, Senior Instructor

Kiah Porter
4th Degree, Senior Instructor
Training since 2002
Teaching since 2004

Kempo Karate Kathi Susano 4th degree, Senior Instructor

Kathi Susano
4th degree, Senior Instructor
Training since 2007
Teaching since 2009

Kempo Karate

Greg Amacher
2nd Degree, Instructor
Training since 2010
Teaching since 2014

Kempo Karate Greg Amacher 1st Degree, Instructor

Todd Fearer
1st Degree, Instructor
Training since 2014
Teaching since 2016

Kempo Karate Julia Moschella Student Black, Associate Instructor

Julia Moschella
Student Black, Associate Instructor
Training since 2007
Teaching since 2015

Kempo Karate Lane Zuchowski Student Black, Assistant Instructor

Lane Zuchowski
Student Black, Assistant Instructor
Training since 2008
Teaching since 2016

Kempo Karate Aayush Patodiya Student Black, Assistant Instructor

Aayush Patodiya
Student Black, Assistant Instructor
Training since 2009
Teaching since 2017

Kempo Karate Katherine Birchfield Student Black, Associate Instructor

Katherine Birchfield
Student Black, Associate Instructor
Training since 2011
Teaching since 2016

Kempo Karate Instructor with Kids Class students

Instructor Certification Program

Beginning at Adult Green Belt, students may begin participating in the Instructor Certification program. At this level, students can get credit by helping teach in the Children or Adult classes. The benefit is two-fold: from the School's perspective, additional helpers increase the amount of personal attention each student receives. From the helper's perspective, nothing improves and strengthens one's understanding of the material and theory behind the art as well as teaching others.

While the Instructor Certification program doesn't officially begin until Adult Green Belt, all levels are encouraged and welcome to begin assisting in either the Children or Adult classes as soon as they would like!

Students who are working on their Instructor Certification requirements are considered “Assistant Instructors”. Students who have passed their Instructor Certification requirements are considered “Associate Instructors”. Any student who has trained for at least five years and wishes to obtain the rank of 1st Degree Black Belt must achieve this certification, and, upon passing, will be a full "Instructor".