About the Master Instructor:

Robert Adelman   

Head Instructor and Owner, Robert Adelman has 25 years of martial arts experience and has over 15 years of teaching experience. Robert started training at the age 5 in 1990 in Tang Soo Do under Grand Master Mark Cox. In 1997, Robert continued training in the arts of Taekwondo and Hapkido under Master Kirby Harvey, Master Russell Seveney and Grand Master Jong Hak Yi. In 2016, Robert became a certified Krav Maga Instructor under Master Mark Cox and is also working towards his black belt in Krav Maga. 

Robert is also a proud father of his two wonderful children and is also married to his highschool sweetheart. 

Robert holds a 4th degree black belt in Taekwondo and a 4th degree black belt in Hapkido under Grand Master Jong Hak Yi. Robert Adelman also has training in the following areas:

  • Krav Maga
  • Tang Soo Do
  • Jujitsu
  • Wrestling
  • Knife fighting
  • General Firearm training
  • Boxing
  • Kickboxing
  • other various types of martial art styles and systems. 

Other Experience:

  • Law Enforcement Backround
  • C.I.T. Certified ( Crisis Intervention Team)
  • Security / Executive Protection 
  • Woman Self Defense Instructor.  
  • Assist the Ventura Police Department academy graduates in KOGA. 
  • Martial arts instructor at Ventura family YMCA - (Children and Adults)
  • Management at Way of Orient martial arts studio in Carpinteria
  • CIT Certified ( Crisis Intervention Team)