Our Staff

Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Kenpo and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students. All the instructors at this school has passed the USJA's stringent back ground check.

Jimmie Ritchie  (6th Degree Black Belt) 
Mr. Ritchie holds rank of 6th degree black belt in Kenpo Taijutsu and he holds black belts in the other styles listed on the web site.

Andrew Connelly  (8th Degree Black Belt) 
Mr. Connelly is a former Army Ranger Instructor and 8th degree black belt in Judo. Also, an international Judo referee and coach. Mr. Connelly's dedication and service to Judo is an inspiration to all who know him and train with him. Teaching Judo on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. Visit the Judo web:
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Chris Crisp  (2nd Degree Black Belt)
Chris is the youngest instructor at Kenpo Karate Dojo. He holds a junior black belt in another style and also studies Judo. We are proud of his accomplishments and we are glad he has joined our team and know you will enjoy his assistance and instruction in all classes.

Victor Lowe  (1st degree black belt)
Victor has been with the school many years and is a very good teacher and leader. We are proud that he is at the black belt level. Also, we are thankful to have him on our teaching staff now.

Jason Sphon  (1st Degree Black Belt) 
Mr. Sphon is a serious Kenpo student and instructor we are pleased to have him at Kenpo Karate Dojo.

Rodney Jaime  (3rd degree Black Belt)
Mr. Jaime holds black belts in Aikido (3rd black),and 3nd degree black belt in Judo.

Anthony Messer  ((1st Degree Black Belt))
Mr. Messer is the newest member of our teaching staff. He is knowledgeable and energetic. We are pleased to have him on our staff.

For more information about the Kenpo Karate Dojo staff or training programs, please contact us at 281-898-8614 or by clicking here.