Sifu John H. Nichols, Yondan
Sifu John received his black belt in 2007 as a student of Associate Master Bruce Tyler and Sr. Professor Joel White from our Connecticut headquarters location. He currently holds a 4th Degree Black Belt (Yondan) in Kenpo Karate. Mr. Nichols spent several successful years as an assistant instructor with both the Manchester Martial Arts School in Connecticut [PAL] and at the Connecticut headquarters location of Kindred Martial Arts.
In 2011 Mr. Nichols opened his dojo in Fountain Hills where he teaches the standardized "Kindred Kenpo" curriculum. In the years since becoming a black belt, Mr. Nichols has expanded his training with the Jo Staff and Escrima along with adding training with the Nunchaku to his resume.
Mr. Nichols other interests include running, hiking, and camping.
Sifu Jacob Nichols, Nidan
Sifu Jacob began his training in Kenpo at the age of 6. He rose to the rank of Green Belt at our Connecticut headquarters location under the leadership of Associate Master Bruce Tyler and Sr. Professor Joel White. Jacob received his Junior Black Belt in May of 2012 and currently holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt (Nidan) in Kenpo Karate.
Jacob excelled as a Junior Leader as early as 2006 and has been leading lower belt classes for the last couple of years. Since Jacob has become a black belt he has added training with the Kama's to his resume.
Jacob's other interests include baseball, photography, and videogrpahy.