Instructors

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SKILLED & DEDICATED

Pendo Karate’s Instructors are all Black Belts of the school and have been trained to motivate and are dedicated to the mission of Pendo Karate.


FOUNDER

SENSEI AL GARGIULO

Pendo Karate’s Founder and Director, Sensei Al Gargiulo, has studied Tang Soo Do and Isshin Fu Kung Fu for more than 40 years. He is a former, highly-qualified public school science teacher and has taught thousands of students over the past 37 years.


PROGRAM DIRECTOR

SENSEI NICK GARGIULO

Sensei Nick has been studying Karate and Martial Art for 30 years. He holds black belts in Tang Soo Do and Isshin Fu and has been teaching for more than 20 years.


HEAD INSTRUCTOR

SIFU TYLER CLEVELAND

Sifu Tyler Cleveland has been training in Pendo Karate for more than 20 years and he has served as an instructor for more than 12 years. Dedicated and artistic, Sifu Tyler is a strong role-model who brings positive and dedicated training ethics to all our classes.



HEAD INSTRUCTOR

SENSEI JACLYN BACARELLA

Sensei Jaclyn Baccarella is one of Pendo Karate’s highest ranking and most effective instructors. She possesses strong teaching skills, and valuable experience as a professional educator. Jaclyn is serious about her work, and she is highly personable, kind and respectful to all.


ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

SIFU KJ


ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

SIFU LUCAS


PLUS SO MANY MORE VOLUNTEERS!

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

SIFU JOSH


ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

SENSEI JORDAN