Black Belt 4th Dan Teacher In DC Area
I've been practicing Karate for over 35 years, trained with Kata European and World Champions, won National and International tournaments and I take this discipline very seriously.
I love teaching, passing the knowledge and seeing my students grow. Each person needs a customized training and this is why I love teaching. martial arts
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Muscolar activation first, prepatory exercises, khion, kata, then self defence or kumite, depending on the student level and age
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
35 years of Karate, 5 years of Wing Chun and 4 of Judo. I've been in martial arts all my life.
How did you get started teaching?
I started teaching when I was 19 as the assistant of my first sensei (teacher)
What types of students have you worked with?
All age. from 10 to 61 y.o.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Be serious about it and be clear in why you think you want to train. In martial arts you never get quick solutions, nor become "Bruce Lee" overnight! Martial Arts builds self-confidence, your body's strength, determination and ultimately give you the tools to defend yourself in a potentially dangerous situation. But they require, costant training and commitment. You are looking for a teacher who can show you a "short cut" to achieve all of this I am not the teacher for you.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
Why do I want to learn Karate?
How serious am I?
Am I ready to work super hard, push my limits all the times (both mentally and phisically)?