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Mr. Cumberton holds a 6th Degree Black Belt ranking in the Isshinryu Karate System, a 2nd Degree Black Belt rating in Korean Tae Kwon Do and a 1st Degree Black Belt rating in Japanese Yoshukai Karate.

Sensei Kent Cumberton

An experienced former boxer and kickboxer with over 40 years of experience, Mr. Cumberton’s teaching style strongly employs the core basics of the Okinawan Isshinryu style, while adding a modern sporting edge to the free sparring component and elevating the Kata to a higher level of presentation.  Self-respect, respect for others and self-defense are stressed.  Mr. Cumberton tailors his teaching style to the individual needs of his students, while helping them grow to better themselves as people.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia and a Master’s Degree from Georgia State University.

Mr. Cumberton teaches children's and teen/adult classes. He is also our Competition Class instructor, leading our students to excel in their katas and sparring techniques in preparation for yearly competitions.