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Brian Schwartz began his martial arts training in September 1980. He achieved the rank of black belt in 1990. He is currently a 3rd degree black belt and a certified instructor with Golden State Taekwondo.
Brian has also had a very successful competition career. He competed on the pro karate circuit for 8 years winning 6 World championships, in 3 different weight classes. In 1999, he was named Fighter of the Year by the National Blackbelt League and earned a spot on the United States National team.
After retiring from the sport karate circuit, Brian went on to pursue professional kickboxing. After 16 bouts and 16 victories, Brian won the ISKA Super Middleweight World title. In 2005, after defeating all of the top competitors in his division, Brian retired from kickboxing with a perfect record of 18 wins, 0 losses with 11 wins by way of knockout.
In 2007, Brian came out of retirement to try his hand in MMA. After breaking his hand in the first round of his debut bout he lost to a close decision; his first loss in his professional career. In November of 2008, Brian avenged his only loss knocking out the only person to defeat him. He retired again in 2008 to focus on training people interested in the fighting arts.
Professional Sport Karate Titles
Professional Kickboxing Titles
Professional Mixed Martial Arts
Yes. Proper technique/form for kickboxing and boxing on and off the bag, as well as mitt work and core work.