Black Belts and Instructors

Arrash Jaffarzadeh & Lael Fluker at National Championships

Our program has developed several black belts over the course of the last 20 years. Each martial artist is the culmination of years of dedication, athleticism, hard work, and perseverance. Each has demonstrated integrity and grit through their training both in the dojang and in competitions. The following is a list of Black Belts promoted through our program.

  • Lael Fluker (3rd Dan)
  • Savannah Silva (2nd Dan)
  • Patrick Truong (2nd Dan)
  • Robert Michel (1st Dan)
  • Nicole Bonacorso (1st Dan)
  • Jessica Schueler (1st Dan)
  • Alex Maertens (1st Dan)
  • Megan Truong (1st Dan)
  • Stacey Klassen (1st Dan)
  • Risha Shetty (1st Dan)
  • Veneita Schult* (5th Dan)

The head instructor for our program is Master Arrash Jaffarzadeh, 5th Dan black belt, referee, coach, and program director. Mr. Lael Fluker is the assistant instructor with over 15 years of experience teaching and coaching our students.


In addition to our martial arts classes, our program has integrated yoga practices to foster flexibility, balance, and strength in each of our athletes.


Beginners (Jaffarzadeh)
4-4:50 PM

Intermediate/Advanced (Jaffarzadeh)
5:00-5:50 PM
No classes Beginners (Jaffarzadeh)
4-4:50 PM

Intermediate/Advanced (Jaffarzadeh)
5:00-5:50 PM
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