The study and practice of martial arts has been a passion for Michael for more than 30 years, starting at age 6 with his training in Tae Kwon Do.
He has studied a wide range of martial arts disciplines, including Kali/Escrima, Pencak Silat, Tang Soo Do, Hwa Rang Do, Boxe Francaise Savate, Muay Thai, Krav Maga, Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Jeet Kune Do (both original and JKD Concepts), and Xuan Tong Gung-Fu.
He currently instructs adults Jeet Kune Do levels 1 and 2, kids Gung-Fu level 3, and kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Other classes he has taught at Ekata include Kali/Escrima, Savate, and Muay Thai.
“Something I love about Ekata is getting to work with the students and help them develop their disciplines,” Michael says.