Phil has been involved in martial arts for over 30 years, and was an amateur boxer for 8 years. Phil began his training at Marin Kenpo Karate eventually becoming the owner in 2001. During his tenure as owner of Marin Kenpo, he was the official self-defense provider for the City of San Rafael Employees. He worked in conjunction with city management and law enforcement to develop a comprehensive self-defense program. Phil is also a licensed personal trainer providing his students with classes that emphasize martial arts drills for both self-defense and fitness. Phil Received his 4th Degree Black Belt in Combat Kenpo in 2008, and his 5th and 6th Degrees From SGM Alemany.
Phil’s passions are his beautiful wife, Riki, 1st Degree Black Belt, who was also one of his first karate teachers, and his beautiful daughter, Kimberly. Phil currently owns and operates The Dojo Studio of Martial Arts & Fitness in San Anselmo California.