Master Sensei Bill Matteson is a Master, 6th Degree Black Belt in the Fudozen Shorinji Kempo Karate Organization. He has over 39 years of experience in martial arts consisting of 5 Styles varying from Muay Thai, Grappling, Karate, Kung-Fu and Weapons. He is a 2 time STATE CHAMPION in the P.K.R.A. system and a Southern Ontario GRAND CHAMPION in weapons. He was inducted into the NY State Martial Arts "HALL OF FAME" in 2008 at Niagara University.
Sensei Cameron Matteson is a Shodan 1st degree Jr black belt in the Fudozen Shorinji Kempo Karate organization. He has been a part of the program for 7 years. Sempei Matteson is an assistant Instructor with The Karat Kidz Zone group ages 2-6 yr. old. He is the Son of Master Sensei Bill Matteson.
Sensei Garrett Castle is a Nidan 2nd degree black belt in the Fudozen Shorinji Kempo Karate Organization. Sensei Castle has been part of the Family Martial Arts Center for 11 years. He is a strong disciplined Instructor who gains respect from the Students. Sensei Castle has participated in several Karate tournaments throughout the years.
Sensei Vernal Carpenter is a 1st degree Shodan black belt in the Fudozen Shorinji Kempo Karate Organization. He has been involved in the Martial Arts for 24 years. Sempei Vern has a special talent for flexibility and perfection in the techniques we teach in the Art. Vern has competed in several Karate tournaments and awarded several top prizes.
Sensei Jesse Sack is a 1st degree Shodan black belt in the Fudozen Shorinji Kempo Karate Organization. Sensei Sack has been involved in the Martial Arts for over 6 years. He is 16 years old and Junior in the Fredonia HS. His experience varies from Karate, Grappling, self defense and assisting Instruction with the 2-6 year Karate Kidz Zone program. He enjoys skate boarding and Family.
1. I intend to develop myself in a positive manner;
and avoid anything that would reduce my mental growth or physical health.
2. I intend to develop self-discipline in order to bring out the best of myself and others.
3. I intend to use what I learn in class, constructively and defensively,
to help myself and my fellow man and never to be abusive or offensive.
Black Belt Principles
As dedicated students of the martial arts we will live by the principles of black belt.
<Modesty, Courtesy, Integrity, Self-Control, Perseverance and Indomitable Spirit>
What is our goal?
"Black Belt Excellence Sensei, and never, never quit!"