Instructors

Instructors

To insure top quality instruction, all Instructors must graduate with honors from the United Studios Instructors College. In the Northern California area, the College is taught by two of our Senior Instructors, Master Linda Tomasello and Master Gary Flickinger, who have been training in martial arts and managing studios for over twenty-five years. Our Instructors must constantly refine their teaching and organizational skills to make your Martial Arts training experience exciting and enjoyable. Upon completion of this unique training course, we certify them to teach the United Studios of Self Defense System. Fully qualified, they are prepared to help you with all aspects of your Martial Arts Training.

Peter Williams

Instructor

Sensei Peter has a vast background in many different styles of martial arts. 30 years ago, he trained in Shotokan, which is a variant in the UK, achieving the level of Brown Belt. In Australia, he trained in Freestyle Kempo (Tracy Kempo system) & achieved his 3rd Degree Brown Belt. From 2006-2011, he trained in an Okinawan style Kempo. And from 2012-Present, he has trained in the art of Shaolin Kempo at United Studios of Self Defense and has achieved the rank of NiDan, 2nd degree black belt.  

Nico DiStefano

Instructor

Sensei Nico has trained in the art of Shaolin Kempo for the past 18 years. He currently holds the rank of NiDan, 2nd Degree Black Belt in the art of Shaolin Kempo. Sensei Nico is the Chief Instructor of United Studios of Self Defense in Danville. He also has a background in grappling & boxing styles. 

Holly Bazigian

Instructor

Sensei Holly has been training in the art of Shaolin Kempo since she was 5 years old. She's trained for the last 12 years and currently holds the rank of 2nd Degreee Black Belt (NiDan) in the art of Shaolin Kempo.

Eli Yofin

Instructor

Sensei Eli has been training in the art of Shaolin Kempo since he was 6 years old. He has 12 years experience and currently holds the rank of Nidan, 2nd Degree Black Belt in the art of Shaolin Kempo. 

Craig Nelson

Instructor

Sensei Craig has trained in the art of Shaolin Kempo for 26 years. He currently holds the rank of Sandan, 3rd Degree Black Belt in the art of Shaolin Kempo. 

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Hours

Monday12:00PM - 8:00PM
Tuesday12:00PM - 8:00PM
Wednesday12:00PM - 8:00PM
Thursday12:00PM - 8:00PM
Friday1:00PM - 6:00PM
Saturday9:00AM - 1:00PM
SundayCLOSED