Charles Shepard has dedicated over four decades to his martial art studies. Having trained in 16 major systems of martial arts he has gained 5 Black belts (two 3rd degree black belts) and a 2nd Degree Black Sash in the internal arts. He is a 2013 Inductee into the Masters Hall of Fame. Charles believes in the functionality of all material and his quest led him to Shaolin kung fu. His philosophy is: learn it, know it, live it.
Robin Dahlberg has spent over 15 years training in Shaolin kung fu and earned the rank of 4th degree black belt. She is also a member of the Pacific Association of Women Marital Artists and was selected to teach for the 2014 camp. Robin considers herself a student first and has gone on to study other aspects of physical training including yoga, CrossFit, and meditation. Her emphasis in training is in details, intent, and occasionally humor.