Sensei Kathy is an exceptional Martial Artist and athlete. She began taking Martial Arts with her son Dominic 10 years ago. Today she is the Head Instructor and Trainer for Twin Dragon earning her Black belt in 2009 and her first Dan in 2010. She has been
involved in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), Kickboxing, Combat Aikido and Escrima. Sensei Kathy has experience in a variety of sports and competitions including, running, bicycling, weightlifting and cross fit. In the first 6 weeks of qualifying rounds she placed
5th in the Northern California Region for the Cross Fit Open in 2011 and placed 55th in the World. Sensei Kathy enjoys teaching Martial Arts: "I want to help students build self confidence, strength and self discipline through the Martial Arts. Hopefully,
they will be individuals who will contribute back to society."
Sensei Dominic began training in Martial Arts when he was 10 years old and earned his Black Belt in 2010. He is the Lead Instructor for Twin Dragon and is a much sought after instructor for our students in private training lessons. Sensei Dominic is an
extreme athlete who enjoys any athletic challenge and is training for a Triathlon, the first of many! In his free time Sensei enjoys working out in Cross Fit training, bicycling and weight lifting. Sensei Dominic is
currently studying Criminal Justice which will allow him to pursue a Masters degree in Law. On teaching students: "I love having the ability to pass on knowledge to others and mentor students so that they may be successful in everything that they attempt to do."
Sensei Jennifer began her journey in Martial Arts with her young son in 2006. "Twin Dragon was offering a free month of classes for Mother's Day and after that I was hooked!" She continued training at Twin Dragon obtaining her Black Belt in 2012. Sensei
Jennifer teaches in our Pee Wee Program (5-7 year olds) and she is the Lead instructor for our off-site Tiger Tots Program at the PJCC. Sensei Jennifer is an accomplished ballet dancer and Kick boxer! When asked about teaching Martial Arts: "I enjoy sharing
what I know. I love watching the children progress and grow in self-confidence and it's so much fun!"
Sensei Rita is the Head Instructor for the Tiger Tots Program and the Operations Manager for the company. She also supervises and works with the instructors as a Program Coordinator. Sensei Rita has a Brown Belt in Kodakan Judo and experience in Shorinji
Kempo. She comes to Twin Dragon from an ECE Background (Early Childhood Education) and has taught Preschool as a Lead teacher for over 10 years. Sensei Rita's goal for Twin Dragon: "To blend ECE and child development with martial arts instruction.
Children are kinesthetic learners and martial arts, in particular, the style that is taught at Twin Dragon, is a perfect venue to support the cognitive and physical development in young children."
Sensei Jennica is a natural athlete and teacher. Born and raised in the San Carlos area she has had quite the reputation in sports, having been showcased and written up in local newspaper for her athletic achievements both as a player and coach.
While attending UCLA Sensei was an alternate player for the Women's Basketball Team and she was on the UCLA Rowing Team. She returned to Northern California in 2010 to enter a Clinical Psychology Master's program at Notre Dame de Namur University where she
also played a year of NCAA Division 2 basketball. Jennica continues to coach basketball at Notre Dame Belmont and is a substitute teacher at Carlmont High School in San Carlos. Sensei Jennica has a 1st degree black belt in Goju Ryu Karate and is continuing
her martial arts training at Twin Dragon. On teaching: "The most rewarding part of being an instructor is watching the light bulb come on when the child finally fully understands a new concept as well as the excitement on their faces when they realize that
all their hard work has paid off."
Sensei Robert enjoys training and teaching Martial Arts. He has studied Martial Arts for 12 years and has a 1st degree black belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate and a 1st degree black belt in Olympic Style Tae Kwon Do. Sensei Robert enjoys weapons training and
Open Hand forms. He continues his black belt training at Twin Dragon while teaching and helping out a Martial Arts program at SF State. Sensei also enjoys studying the History of Martial Arts, its origins and its development as an art form here in America.
On teaching students: "Through teaching, I constantly discover new things about martial arts forms and techniques. By teaching and watching my students I learn new ways to explain a move."
Sensei Aaron began training at Twin Dragon when he was 10 years old. He worked hard at his martial arts earning his black belt in 2011 two days after his birthday! Sensei has always been interested in teaching Martial Arts and working with kids. He leads
the Pee Wee Classes and instructs the young Junior classes. "I always wanted to do Martial Arts, so I went to visit a school and found Twin Dragon instead and the rest is history!" Sensei Aaron is an accomplished musician and plays locally. He is working on
a Music degree and will transfer to SF State to combine his love of music, martial arts with Physical Therapy. On teaching and training: "I enjoying teaching others what I have learned and experienced. I want students to know that they should never give up
on a goal and to always try to see it through!"