instructor of judo, jujitsu, kenpo, sambo, and fitness training
Mark Lawrence A.S. (Exercise Science), B.A., is an experienced black belt in USJF/Kodokan Judo and in USJA Jujitsu, with a background in wrestling and a unique knowledge of Sumo. He has been a member of 2 US World Championships Sumo Teams (to Ulan Baatar, Mongolia and Warslaw, Poland). Big Mark has earned a Shodensho Menkyo in Nanzan Budokan Kenpo. He is a patient, friendly, capable instructor of both striking and grappling arts; we are lucky to have him with us at South Mountain Martial Arts!