Teaching Experience: 5 years
Mantra: “Never give up; press forward, even when things are hard”
Bio: Sensei Steve started his martial arts training when he was six years old in Tang Soo Do and was able to achieve a black belt. He started martial arts again in 2005 at United Studios of Self Defense and in 2010 became a black belt. Sensei Steve achieved his first successes in the Thousand Oaks Studio as an instructor; and in 2011, moved to the Carpinteria Studio to become the instructor there. In 2012, Sensei Steve helped to open and run the Downtown Ventura Studio in addition to the Calabasas Studio where he is also the instructor. Sensei Steve continues to gain the respect of all of his students through not only his knowledge of the martial arts, but his skill in the martial arts.