About the Kenpo Arts Allience Affiliates
Mr. David Hopper   
Shichidan - 7th Degree Black Belt
Charter Member of the International Kenpo Hall of Fame
Certified Master Instructor
Certified Tai Chi Instructor
YogaFit Level 2 Certified Instructor 

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Mr. Raymond Montoya  
U.S. Army 06/’76-06/’79 E-4/Specialist, 3yrs service,
MOS: 95B/Military Policeman

Bryan Police Department 26 ½ yrs Police Officer/Retired (Investigator, Detective, Patrolman, Recruiter, & Supervisor) Two Departmental Citations BPOA Patrol Officer of Year (1983) BPD Supervisor of the Year (2001)
Defense Tactics Instructor (PPCT) handcuffing, expandable baton, side-handle baton, Pressure points, Knife defense, & ground escape and Firearms Instructor,
Brazos County Attorney’s Office, Prosecutor Investigator currently 7 yrs. and counting.

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Mr. Stuart Gavin  
Stuart Gavin

Sensei Stuart Gavin has been involved in the martial arts for over 30 years, starting his training in Shotokan during the early 1980's.

He is the founder of the Scottish Budo Association and currently teaches classes in Kempo, Ju-Jitsu, No Gi Grappling, Wing Chun, Iaido and Arnis.  Sensei Gavin has taught at 3 of Great Grandmaster Al Tracy's Gathering of Eagles, including the 2013 event when he was inducted into the Kenpo Hall of Fame and was certified as a Kempo Ambassador.

Sensei Gavin holds a level 4 professional teaching qualification and his company provides government regulated training for security operatives in the UK.  His specialties include teaching Personal Security, Threat Awareness, Close Quarter Combat and First Aid to Bodyguards and Close Protective Operatives.

Sensei Gavin is also a qualified hypnosis and NLP Master Trainer, he offers courses to martial artists and school owners in hypnosis, NLP, life coaching, meditation and counselling.

 

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Dr. Nick Chamberlain  
Professor Chamberlain 2 Cssd Hombu Soke, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
10th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
5th Degree Black Belt, Nick Cerio's Kenpo
5th Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
3rd Degree Black Belt, Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu
1st Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo

GM Chamberlain began training in the late 1970's and opened his first school in 1981 in Massachusetts.  In 1997, Grand Master Cerio promoted Dr. Chamberlain to Fifth Degree Black Belt in both Nick Cerio's Kenpo and American Kenpo Karate.  Dr. Chamberlain has trained under Master Ed. Parker in American Kenpo; Master Tadashi Yamashita in self defense; Professor Wally Jay and his son Leon Jay in Small Circle Jiu-Jitsu; Master P. Chan in Wah Lum; Master Rick Beauchamp in Wah Lum and Kenpo; Master Joe Lewis in Technique, Master Carlos Machado in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Martial Traditions and Bo under Fumio Demura, Shihan.  Dr. Chamberlain holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in traditional Heike-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu under the head of the system, Sensei Vince Tamura, and a first degree Black Belt in traditional Kodokan Judo under Sensei Tamura and sensei Jim Webb, the past president of the United States Judo Association.

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Grand Master Ted Sumner   
Grand Master Ted Sumner Grand Master Ted Sumner began his martial arts training with the Tracy Brothers in San Jose, California in November of 1963. He received extensive training as an instructor and began teaching for the Tracy's at their San Carlos Street dojo in San Jose in October of 1967. He was awarded his Black Belt on October 11, 1968, one week before his 18th birthday. Ted moved to the Tracy's Santa Clara school where he served as Head Instructor until 1975. During that time Ted trained such notable students as Jay T. Will, Ray Arquilla, Doug MacLeod and Mark Tracy.

While attending San Jose State University Mr. Sumner was able to earn PE credits while training with the perrenial NCAA Champion SJSU Judo Team under the direction of the legendary Yosh Uchida. In 1990 Mr. Sumner became a student of Dan Zan Ryu Jujitsu Master Sig Kufferath. Over the next 10 years until the death of Professor Kufferath, Mr. Sumner remained his personal student learning his Dan Zan Ryu System of Jujitsu as well as the Sifukujitsu Restororation Healing Arts including the "Okugi", secret teachings and the "Koden", orally transmitted secrets.

In 1988 Mr. Sumner opened San Jose Kenpo where he taught as Chief Instructor until 2013 when he retired to Austin, Texas turning the school over to his top student Vance Murakami. Grand Master Ted Sumner was an inaugural inductee into the International Kenpo Hall of Fame in 2007 and was promoted to Judan 10th Degree Black Belt by Al Tracy at the Hall of Fame ceremonies in Chicago, IL in 2013.

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