Instructor Tara Gabriele
Instructor Tara Gabriele has won numerous awards and titles relevant to martial arts as well as academic teaching. Her careers have provided her with management and leadership skills that have taught her how to build teams and strong teacher/student relationships.
Additionally, she has been chosen to mentor beginner teachers in the educational arena and the martial arts field. She has taught regular and special education K-6 and special education self-defense classes for all ages.
- Masters Degree in Teaching
- Endorsement in Special Education
- 3rd Degree Black Belt (Steve Burns Fighting System)
- 1st Degree Black Belt (Steve Mann Fight System)
- 1st Degree Black Belt (Clark Walters/Blackhawk Way of the Hawk)
- North American Champion WKKO 2010
- Southwest Champion WKKO 2008
- Two-time U.S. National Champion WKKO 2007/2006
- Virginia State Champion WKUSO 2007
- Virginia State Champion WAKA 2007
- Mid-Atlantic Champion JLFS (Joe Lewis Fighting System) 2003
- Member of U.S.A. Boxing Association
- Fighting Record 9/4, 2001 - Present