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Instructors

Don DeVries  •  John Walton  •  Bill Piper

Jennifer Laughlin  •  Nick DeVries

Assistant Instructors

Eric Gardner  •  Wayne Gyorgak  •  Andrew McVicker

Instructors: Don DeVries, John Walton, Bill Piper, Jennifer Laughlin and Nick DeVries. Assistant Instructors: Eric Gardner, Wayne Gyorgak and Andrew McVicker.

All American Karate has reputable instructors with years of experience. We have trained and produced several State and National Champions! Whether it's a one-on-one session or a group class, you can expect to receive quality instruction.
Our qualified staff of instructors have been chosen not only for their ability to perform our techniques, but more importantly for you, their ability to teach it. “Qualified” means that someone with at least two years prior experience will share basic skills with you. All of our instructors have completed a special training program to enable them to work with you on a professional basis.

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All American Karate has reputable instructors with years of experience. We have trained and produced several State and National Champions! Whether it's a one-on-one session or a group class, you can expect to receive quality instruction.

Our qualified staff of instructors have been chosen not only for their ability to perform our techniques, but more importantly for you, their ability to teach it. “Qualified” means that someone with at least two years prior experience will share basic skills with you. All of our instructors have completed a special training program to enable them to work with you on a professional basis.

Instructors

Don DeVries

Don DeVries, Owner

Rank:  8th Degree Black Belt—American Kenpo,

7th Degree Black Belt—Superfoot System

Positions Held:  PKC Co-Director—Ohio Operations

Tournaments Promoted:  All American Karate Nationals

John Walton

John Walton, General Manager

Rank:  1st Degree Black Belt—American Kenpo


27 years martial arts experience

25 years as an instructor

Bill Piper

Bill Piper

Rank:  6th Degree Black Belt—American Kenpo

Also Trained in the Tracy System of Kenpo


27 years martial arts experience

25 years as an instructor

Jennifer Laughlin

Jennifer Laughlin

Rank:  4th Degree Black Belt—Tae Kwon Do

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Nick DeVries

Nick DeVries

Rank:  4th Degree Black Belt—Tae Kwon Do,

2nd Degree Black Belt—American Kenpo

National and State Champion in Weapons and Sparring

23 years martial arts experience

Assistant Instructors

Eric Gardner

Eric Gardner

Rank:  1st Degree Black Belt—Superfoot System,

2nd Class Brown Belt—American Kenpo,

1st Degree Black Belt—Traditional Tae Kwon Do,

1st Degree Black Belt—Doce Pares Eskrima

Also studied Okinawan karate, Ju Jitsu, Judo, and Tai Chi.

37 years martial arts experience

12 years as an instructor

Wayne Gyorgak

Wayne Gyorgak

Rank:  1st Degree Black Belt—American Kenpo

2nd Degree Black Belt—Superfoot System

Andrew McVicker

Andrew McVicker

Rank:  1st Degree Black Belt—American Kenpo, Superfoot System