Sensei Gerry Valido
Sensei Gerry Valido began his career under the tutelage of the late Shidoshi P.S. Wimberly, in Chinese Kenpo. Sensei promoted through the ranks, subsequently received his 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kenpo in 2005. Hoping to continue his thirst for knowledge, In January, 2012, Sensei Gerry found a new home in American Kenpo and currently trains under 8th Degree Black Belt, Mr. Angelo Collado. Sensei Gerry is also a Guro (teacher) in the Filipino-American martial arts and teaches his personal system, Cinco Estilos Urban Arnis. In his 23 year martial arts career, Sensei Valido has served as the defensive tactics contractor to the Occidental College Campus Police, taught self defense classes for the YMCA, and the cities of Glendale, Burbank, and Los Angeles, and has been a school owner.
Words from Gerry
Live with Spirit, Resolve, and Moral Character. Pursue your training with Creation over Stagnation, Efficiency over Deficiency and Expression over Restriction.