Warriors Belt Levels

Meet Our Staff

We are proud to provide quality staff at Warrior Martial Arts Club, including instructors who hold regional, state and world championship titles in kickboxing.

  • Steve Mann

    Instructor Steve Mann

    Professional kickboxer and Olympian Steve Mann brings his own unique style and exceptional training knowledge to produce champion kickboxers in our dojo.

  • Tara Gabriele

    Instructor Tara Gabriele

    Champion kickboxer Tara Gabriele not only brings a wealth of kickboxing skills but also a master's degree in teaching with experience in special education.

  • Steve Burns

    Coach Steve Burns

    Coach to both Instructors Mann and Gabriele, Steve Burns' fighting style combines the essentially important mental aspect of fighting with flawless technique.

Additional Instructors

Frank Romano, Black Belt under Steve Burns, sparring partner to Steve Mann and Tara Gabriele, and mentor to competitors.

Bobby Withrow, Black Belt, Eastcoast Kickboxing Champion 2005, Women’s self defense instructor for Henrico County Schools.

Clark "Thunder" Walters, owner of Blackhawk Karate in Chesapeake, Virginia, has been a constant in a field of variables. Sensei Walters has helped Warrior Martial Arts Club through mentoring, training and selfless generosity.