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Mark Shemwell

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  • Blue Belt - 3 Stripes
  • Yellow

Mark Shemwell is part owner and our Lead Instructor. He has been involved with martial arts for nearly 30 years. Beginning in 1994, he trained with Rafael Lovato, Sr., in Oklahoma City in Jeet Kune Do concepts at an International Martial Arts and Boxing (IMB) academy. In 1996, he joined the Army. In addition to his military training with the Army Combatives program, he had the opportunity to train and learn from a variety of high-level instructors and competitors. In Hawaii, he trained with Dennis Alexio for 2 years in kickboxing while teaching Muay Thai. Mark Shemwell has more than 15 years of experience coaching with a significant focus on coaching children and competitors. He has earned his blue belt in Brazilian JiuJitsu from Phil Cardella, a Reylson Gracie Black Belt in St. Augustine, Florida. He also has earned rank in Kuntao and has had more than 30 amateur fights and 2 professional fights.

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