Instructor Bio

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     Kevin L. Chalfant is a 6th degree black belt under Mr.  Glenn Keeney.  He began his martial art training in 1978 while attending a Free Methodist Church camp.  When camp ended, this brief encounter left him with a life long desire for more knowledge of karate.  He continued practicing what he had learned as well as wrestling in high school.

     He began studying in Springfield Illinois, driving 140 miles round trip 3-4 times a week from Rushville Illinois.  He continued training there until he moved to Anderson Indiana to study karate with Mr. Keeney.  He was promoted to 6th degree black belt on July 10, 1999.

     He is a seven time winner of the prestigious USKK Grand Nationals in kumite (fighting) and winner of the USKK Grand Nationals Grand Champion (winner of both fighting and forms).

     February 29, 1992 he was inducted into the Small Double Bladed Axe Society by Mr. Keeney.  On July 6, 1997 he was inducted into the International Large Axe Society by Mr. Koeppel at the USKK Grand Nationals.  He was inducted into the International Bushido Society at the USKK Grand Nationals on July 10, 1999.

     Sensei Chalfant is a two time PKC Indiana State Kickboxing champion, Middleweight Division and a one time PKC Indiana State Kickboxing champion, Heavyweight Division.  He held the record for the fastest knockout in the PKC Kickboxing for six years.