SENSEI RYAN GUMMERMAN
Ryan has been studying the martial arts for over 15 years. He has trained in Shaolin Kempo, Wing Chun, Greco-Roman Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, Kali, Silat, & Muay Thai, and currently holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt with USSD. In addition to the mentioned fighting styles, Ryan has also trained & taught extensively in South East Asian weaponry. Most recently, Ryan competed in the United Studios International Martial Arts competition, and swept the Men’s Black Belt Division taking home 1st place honors in the Sparring, Kata, and Weapons Divisions. In his free time Ryan enjoys reading books on Martial Art Philosophy and working out.
SENSEI VLADIMIR SCHOTKIN
Vladimir comes to us from Kiev, Ukraine. Vlad started his training at the Karate Irvine since he was 5 years old. After 10 years of diligent training, Vlad received his black belt at the age of 15 and also holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt with USSD. Vlad has taken his training and is now mentoring and training children to achieve black belt while balancing martial arts and all the rigors of school. Vlad is currently studying Sociology and Child Development.