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.


Your instructors
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
Assistant Instructor Eric Hall