Sensei Jerry Uribe
Sensei Jerry Ryan Uribe received his Black Belt at MAI under Sensei Jeff Clark in 2003. Today he holds a third degree black belt in Shorin-Ryu Karate under MAI as well as a first degree Black belt in Taekwondo. Sensei Jerry has been involved in martial arts for 25 years, starting when he was just five years old. He has experience in Karate, Taekwondo, Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, boxing and kickboxing. Sensei Jerry has been teaching at MAI since 2003, leading the sparring programs and tournament team from 2004-2009. Currently, Sensei Jerry holds world titles in the IMAC, NASKA and NBL competition leagues; has competed in Karate, Taekwondo, Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling and kickboxing. In addition to teaching, competing and a full time corporate career, he also sponsors and manages a professional Karate team that tours the United States competing in the country’s toughest tournaments. His team is powered by Project HERO, a non-profit organization geared toward providing leaders and role models to youth ages 17 years and under. His goals are simple, to give back the same leadership that he was fortunate to receive by his teachers and mentors.