INSTRUCTORS

VICTORIA THURAU
Victoria holds a third degree black belt in Shotokan Karate. She holds multiple national titles in point-fighting, forms, and weapons under the USA National Karate Federation, as well as dozens of state and regional titles under these three categories. She has been teaching karate for over ten years and always had the dream of one day opening her own school. She is now perfecting her craft in kickboxing and expanding her martial arts knowledge by learning BJJ under Ewan Niven and Joseph Rivera.
JOSEPH RIVERA
Joe holds a third degree black belt in Shotokan Karate. He has been teaching martial arts for over twenty years and has trained dozens of athletes who have went on to win National titles including Victoria Thurau. On top of training high-level athletes, Joe holds dozens of national titles himself under NASKA and the USA National Karate Federation. His favorite thing about teaching martial arts is watching his students grow and achieve things not only in the martial arts world but in everyday life as well. 
EWAN NIVEN
Ewan holds a black belt in Judo and a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under the grappling icon Marcelo Garcia. He is also well experienced in several different stand up arts including Muay Thai, kickboxing, boxing and MMA, training with several well-known fighters under Greg Nelson in Minnesota. He is currently undefeated in his Mixed Martial Arts career.
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