Blog Martial Arts Students

Mat Chat 1/25/21 – 1/30/21

This weeks mat chat will be about resting and the importance of eating a nutritious breakfast, as well as rehydrating our bodies first thing in the morning.


Sleep – 8 – 12 Hours Per Night MINIMUM /

Exercise – Martial Arts or other sports programs

Nutrition – Breakfast is brain food / As close to natural state as possible – Water First thing.


Sensei Mark has been studying the Martial Arts for 45 years and teaching for 40 years. Starting in a traditional Karate form called Shotokan as a member of the JKA (Japanese Karate Association) testing under such well renowned masters as Kenasuki Enoeda and Tomita Sensei, he then joined the British Army at the young age of 16. After serving in the British Army as a Royal Engineer where he was able to continue his training in boxing, Judo, Karate and Kickboxing he decided to visit California where he found his passion for the teaching part of Martial Arts, and has remained here ever since. Studying under Senior Grand Master Rick Alemany in Kenpo Karate.“America has been amazing to me. With hard work and passion for what you do, this country truly is the Land of Opportunity I get to do what I love at Manteca Martial Arts, changing lives one student at a time is a true honor”