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INSTRUCTORS FOR CHILDREN'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES

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Elizabeth Sullivan
Sullivan Sensei has been practicing martial arts for over 12 years.  She instructs adults and serves as one of the primary children instructors at the Northampton Karate Dojo.  In addition to bringing her valuable experience in working with kids she also serves as a female role model for all participants. Betsy  received an MEd degree from Smith College and serves as an elementary school teacher (over 20 years). She holds the rank of 4th degree black belt.
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Jason Foster
Foster Sensei has over fifteen years of combined martial arts training starting as a child and picking up again as an adult. He serves as one of the primary kid's instructors and has two children in the program. Mr. Foster lived in Asia for seven years where his appreciation for martial arts and the culture was enhanced. He graduated with a business degree from Emory University and as an entrepreneur, is involved with several different ventures. He has attained the rank of 3rd degree black belt.
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Caitlin Carvalho
Carvalho Sempai has over ten years of combined martial arts training starting in college and picking up again as an adult.  She serves as one of the children's and youth instructors and has three children in both programs.  Ms. Carvalho's experience working with children began as a trained art teacher with a masters in art education from Massacusetts College of Art.  Caitlin is also the owner of a small business in which she creates handmade women's clothing.  She has attained the rank of 2nd degree black belt. 
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Earl Delue
Delue Sensei has been practicing martial arts for over 20 years starting as a youth at Northampton Karate. In addition to instructing adults, he serves as the primary youth instructor helping adolescents train their body and mind through karate. He instructs Bo weapon to brown belts and has extensive knowledge of Bo. Mr. DeLue taught Spanish and Latin at JFK middle school and understands the challenges youth face on a daily basis. In his spare time, Earl is an assistant NHS football coach and enjoys kayaking. He holds the rank of 4th degree black belt.
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Goossens Sensei has been practicing Okinawan Shorin Ryu karate and been a member of Northampton karate since 1996. She has been instructing adult classes for ten years and has taught weapons classes since 2003. In addition to teaching at the dojo, Ms Goossens serves as the head karate instructor for beginning children and parents at the Hampshire Regional YMCA. In her professional life she is the public relations director for the UMass Amherst Department of Theater as well as a free-lance writer and copy editor. Anna-Maria is also an avid runner who has completed the Hartford Half Marathon. She holds the rank of 4th degree black belt.

 

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