Chief Instructor Dane Boles is a registered 4th Degree Black Belt in traditional Shaolin Kung Fu with the United Martial Arts Association of America. At 67 years of age, he has a martial arts background in Shotokan and Taekwondo, and has been training in Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and Chi Gong for 15 years.
Chief Instructor Boles has run one of the few accredited high school Tai Chi and Kung Fu martial arts classes in Arizona and teaches weekly at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, the Rio Verde Senior Community Center, 5 locations of the Benevilla Senior Day Camp organization, and at the United Kung Fu Academy & United Tai Chi and WellnessCenter in Peoria, Arizona.
He is also a Certified NRA Fire Arms Instructor in Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun with the Zen Marksmen program.
Prior to becoming a martial arts instructor, Chief Instructor Boles was an executive in the American toy and hobby industry for more than 40 years.