Instructors: RICH NORTON ( Sensei / Owner)
* Began training in 1979 under Master Robert Ley.
* 1997-98 National Champion in Forms & Kumite.
* Owner and Chief Instructor of American Karate in Wentzville, Missouri.
* United Karate Alliance Tounament Promoter.
* Promoter of the American Karate Classic in Wentzville,MO April 18, 2009.
* Personal Trainer in Tae kwon Do, Kick - Boxing, Boxing and Personal Protection.
STEVE SUTTON ( Business Owner / Head Instructor)
* Began his training with Kent Angeli - Founder of American Karate.
* Purchased American Karate in 1995 with Rich Norton.
* Presently ranked 4th (Sah) Dan in Tae Kwon Do.
* Teaches group & private lessons at American Karate in Wentzville, MO.
ERIC HALL ( 2nd degree Black Belt / Instructor)
* Began Martial Art trainng in 1995 with American Karate in Florissant, MO.
* Received 1st degree Black Belt in Dec. 2003.
* Amateur Kick -Boxing Champion in 2006 / UKA - 2007
* Received 2nd degree in Nov. 2007.
American Karate Instructors from left: Mike Chiaurro, Steve Sutton, Rich Norton, Terry Branneky,
Jerry VanDillen, Greg Holmes and Master Robert Ley ( in black).
Assistant Instructor Eric Hall