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Isshin Ryu Karate Instructors

Rebecca Pizzolatto

Owner, Isshin Ryu Karate Instructor, Self-Defense Instructor, Okinawan Karate Weapons Instructor
Rebecca Pizzolatto is the co-owner of the LVIRK Training Center operated by Lehigh Valley Isshin Ryu Karate, Inc. She received her Third Degree Black Belt in Isshin Ryu Karate in October 2006. Sensei Becky is a member of the Okinawan Isshin Ryu Karate and Kobudo Association (OIKKA) and the International Association of Martial Artists (IAMA). more...

Rodney S. Guignet

Owner, MMA Instructor, Kickboxing Instructor, Grappling Instructor, BJJ Instructor, USA Boxing Coach, Hammer XFit Creator & Instructor, Isshin Ryu Karate Instructor, Self-Defense Instructor
Rodney S. Guignet has over 30 years of training, starting with high school and college wrestling. He received his Fifth Degree Black Belt in Isshin Ryu Karate in August 2004. Rodney S Guignet has been a member of the Okinawan Isshin Ryu Karate and Kobudo Association (OIKKA), the International Association of Martial Artists (IAMA), the National Association of Professional Martial Artists (NAPMA), and the Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA). Rodney is an instructor level in American Kickboxing and Muay Thai. Rodney holds a Black Belt in Hammer Submission Grappling, which he has developed. Rodney has also been certified by USA Boxing as a coach and corner. Rodney has been licensed as a corner in MMA, Boxing, and Kickboxing on both the amateur and professional levels. more...

Michael Manion

MMA Instructor, Kickboxing Instructor, Isshin Ryu Karate Instructor
Michael Manion has been studying Isshin Ryu Karate since 2003 and is a member of the Okinawan Isshin Ryu Karate and Kobudo Association (OIKKA). Over the years, Michael has had the opportunity to train with Master John Devine, Hanshi N. Morgan Woods, Kyoshi Dayne Walz, Renshi Rodney S. Guignet and Sensei Rebecca Pizzolatto. Also during this time, Michael was active in regional martial arts tournaments. Michael placed very often when entering competitions including a grand championship and many other first through third places. more...