About Sensei Ash
As a young child, I was skinny and shall we say, not very athletic. I didn’t excel in P.E class and had a difficult time joining sports teams. It got to the point where I actually became scared of going to P.E because I knew my body wasn’t very strong and as fast as those of other kids my age. It was truly a tough position for me, and for any child to endure; being forced to keep up with something that you knew you just couldn’t do.
And so the bullying against me began, and I would make every excuse not to go to P.E. or even consider joining a physical activity. Throughout middle school and high school, my decision to cut out sports altogether had a snowball effect on my weight, and after my first year of college I was at my heaviest, clocking in at 260 pounds!
But as I became more educated and fully understood the seriousness of my health, I set out to begin learning about physical fitness and the study of Martial Arts – a skill that had always interested me. Each day I made small goals for myself to be healthier and fit, and as I stuck to these goals, I started to transform into the person I had always wanted to become. Finally, I was accomplishing the things I never thought were possible.
Today, I’m a 4th degree black belt and one of the top martial arts instructors in the country, learning from some of the greatest martial artists, fighters and trainers in the world. For the past two decades, I have owned a successful martial arts and fitness studio in Southern California, and have taught thousands of students from toddlers to seniors.
I’m also proud to say that I am a Certified Personal Trainer under the International Sports Science Association, Cross Fit Level 1 Trainer, Winner of the 2014 Martial Arts History Museum Honor Award, and Instructor of the Year by Masters Hall of Fame.
But these acclaims are just a small part of who I am and what I can do.
From a kid who became winded after walking up a few sets of stairs, I was able to train for and climb the highest mountain in the contiguous United States, Mount Whitney, to being the first martial artist to perform skills on the highest peak in the nation.
I’ve also been given key opportunities to speak at many Anti-Bullying seminars and Women’s Self Defense classes, where I urge everyone to realize that confidence is the key to not being taken advantage of.
Now for 2020, I’ve set my biggest goal yet by pioneering an amazing children’s health movement! This at-home, fun & easy fitness and nutritional program will help build up their core muscles and instill self-confidence so they can go into any sport or P.E. class feeling like the champion they truly are.
And the best part about my new program is that children don’t have to do it alone. It is designed for the whole family to partake in together for six weeks out of the comfort of their home, promoting a much-needed family bonding experience.
I call this movement FAMILY FITNESS REVOLUTION! and I urge you to help me in instilling back confidence in our youngest generations, as well as fight our country’s ever-growing childhood obesity rates!
~ Sensei Ash
Join FAMILY FITNESS REVOLUTION! today!