Yondan (4th Degree Black Belt)
Instructor Mark has studied the martial arts for over 40 years. He is a Chicago native and has been a resident of the Fox Valley area since 1970. Instructor Mark has experience in Isshin-Ryu Karate, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Aikido, and Taekwondo. More recently, he has been studying the internal and healing arts of Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and Reiki. Instructor Mark and his wife, Connie, own Inglenook Pantry Catering, serving up delicious meals for your special event! (www.inglenookpantry.com) Instructor Mark he was named World Martial Arts Academy’s Most Valuable Person in 2014. In 2021, Mark was awarded the honorary title of “Master” to acknowledge his lifetime of martial arts study and his constant support of the World Martial Arts Academy.