Our Staff


Kyoshi Shapero, a 7th degree Black Belt in Ryu Kyu Kempo and a 1st degree Black Belt in Modern Arnis(Filippino Stick and Knife Fighting), has been been teaching martial arts for over 35 years in Media. He has dedicated himself to building a school based on a curriculum that embraces a very dynamic and holistic philosophy.

Sensei McDermott


Sensei McDermott holds a fifth degree black belt in Ryukyu Kempo and 1st degree Black Belt in Modern Arnis. Sensei teaches both Adult and Elite Junior Leadership classes. He was named nine times to Who's Who in American Education during his 35-year public school teaching career.