Heather Fennert is a 3rd degree black belt in Uechi Ryu Karate and a 1st degree black belt in Matayoshi Kobudo. She teaches the youth/adult karate classes Mondays and Wednesdays, and has been training martial arts for over 7 years.
Richard Bennett is a 6th degree black belt in Uechi Ryu Karate and a 3rd degree black belt in Matayoshi Kobudo (ancient weaponry). Richard runs the kids karate program at the Erie Community Center, and has been running karate classes for the Erie Rec Dept. since 2007.
Both Instructors Richard and Heather train in Okinawa, Japan extensively and are international martial arts competitors.