Senior Instructor Punong Guro Mark Lynn
Punong Guro Lynn started his journey in the martial arts in 1981, he continues to study and practice up to this day. Mr. Lynn has studied a wide variety of martial systems earning various levels of instructor ranks in several systems.
8th Dan Renbudo Karate under Grand Master Michael Proctor
7th Dan Pacific Archipelago Concepts under W. Hock Hochheim
5th Lakan Lima Punong Guro Modern Arnis World Modern Arnis Alliance GM Tim Hartman
5th dan Master MiraRada Escrima GM Art Miraflor
5th Lakan Lima Kombatan Arnis GM Ernesto Presas
4th Lakan Apat Modern Arnis GM Dan Anderson
1st Lakan Isa Modern Arnis GM Remy Presas
1st Dan Kobudo AKATO
Certified Instructor W. Hock Hochheim's SDMS
Punong Guro Lynn with GAT Puno Abundio "Garimot" Baet earning the title of Guro in Garimot Arnis at the 2022 Garimot International summer camp.
Assistant Instructor Paul Soucy
1st Lakan Isa- Presas Arnis
1st Lakan Isa - Arnis X
Guro Paul Soucy started his training in Presas Arnis under Jackie and Kevin Bradbury at Mid-Cities Arnis (PG Lynn's senior students and owners now of Kindred Protective Arts in Kansas City MO.) at the NRH Centre in North Richland Hills TX in 2015. Ever the student, Guro Paul, when he is traveling for work seeks out other FMA schools to broaden his training experience, as well as attending various FMA related seminars that Hidden Sword and other schools have sponsored. Guro Paul was promoted to Lakan Isa in 2022.
Assistant Instructor Jessica Walter
Jessica Walter began her journey in the martial arts with fencing in college, and then joining in martial art classes with her kids in a traditional karate program in CA. Relocating to TX she again sought out martial arts instruction for her kids and herself and started attending classes at Hidden Sword in 2019. Due to her background and her dedication to training, Jessica has become a valuable addition to the Hidden Sword family, rising through the ranks and assisting with the Beginner/Intermediate classes.
Junior Instructor Gabriel Nava
2nd dan American Karate Hidden Sword Martial Arts
1st Lakan Isa Presas Arnis Hidden Sword
1st Lakan Isa Arnis X Hidden Sword
Gabriel has been training at Hidden Sword for 9 years; Gabe started in our American Karate program and currently trains in both the Karate and the Presas Arnis programs. Gabe assists in the Beginner/Intermediate and Advanced American Karate classes.
Friends of Hidden Sword
Hock Hochheim's Force Necessary
World Modern Arnis Alliance, Datu Tim Hartman
Mirarada Escrima Academy, GM Art Miraflor
Dan Anderson Karate
American Karate Tae Kwon Do Organization (AKATO)
The Dojo in Lawton, OK
Arnis OK in Shawnee OK
Garimot Arnis Training, GAT Puno Abon "Garimot" Baet
Kindred Protective Arts, Kevin and Jackie Bradbury