About Us

Our instructors have a rich heritage in martial arts, with backgrounds in Japanese & Okinawan Karate, Chinese Kung Fu & Korean Chung Do Kwan.

CI8C4197Kirk Burlew

Kirk holds a 3rd degree Black Belt in Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do with 17 years of experience, several as an assistant instructor. He is a systems engineer with a B.S. in Information Systems.Shawn BurlewCI8C4235

Shawn holds a 3rd degree Black Belt in Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do with 17 years of experience, and 7 years’ experience in Shaolin Kung Fu.  He is a software developer with a B.S. in Computer Science.

CI8C4251Ryan Parriott

Ryan holds a 3rd degree Black Belt in Karate, a 2nd degree Black Belt in Eagle Claw Kung Fu and a 1st degree Black Belt in Luzviminda Arnis. Ryan has 17 years of experience, and is a Sheriff Deputy with an A.A. in Criminal Justice.

CI8C4215Siri Burlew

Siri holds a 2nd degree Black Belt in Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do with 10 years of experience.  She is a professional photographer with a B.F.A. in Photography, and is certified in Home Staging & Redesign.

CI8C4213Laurel Burlew

Laurel holds a 1st degree Black Belt in Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do with 8 years of experience.  She works as a musician, photographer, and she is completing a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature.