Welcome to   Reids Martial Arts

                                                  Kenpo Karate      SINCE 1965
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Instructors

 Grandmaster Larry K. Reid

Founder of Reids Martial Arts/International Self Defense. The late Grandmaster Larry Reid began his martial arts training in 1960. Grandmaster Reid held the rank of 10th Degree Black Belt in the art of Kenpo and has been responsible for the training of thousands of men and women in the art of self-defense. He was a former hand to hand combat Instructor for the U.S. Army and has trained many Law enforcement agency officers ranging from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to California Prison Guards.Grandmaster Reid was also elected Chairman of the New York Citizens Committee on rape Prevention, in which he was instrumental in pioneering several rape prevention programs for various New York school agencies.

 

8th Degree Black Belt - Professor Linda Reid

Linda Reid began her martial arts training in 1965 and is currently a master level Black Belt in martial arts. Mrs.Reid is the founder of Never A Victim, which is a non-profit self defense and awareness program. Over the years, she has taught thousands of students how to defend themselves.  Mrs. Reid has also conducted seminars and workshops for many organizations from law firms to government agencies. Mrs.Reid is one of the most vibrant and energetic people you’ll ever meet. She is a fantastic role model and exceptional instructor.  She has an incredible ability to easily connect with people and convey her knowledge to students.

 

7th Degree Black Belt  Mr. Daren Reid

Mr. D. Reid began his training at the early age of five under the tutelage of his father Grandmaster Larry Reid and his mother Professor Linda Reid.   Grandmaster Reid said Daren took to the Martial Arts like a fish to water.  Daren has achieved a 7th Degree Black Belt in the art of Kenpo Karate,  1st degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and a 2nd Degree Black Belt  in Modern Arnis under the late Grandmaster Remy Preses .   Today Daren is a Karate Tournament Champion and has won several martial arts tournaments in both freestyle sparring  and kata divisions.   He was also featured on KOVR 13 News for his expertise in Modern Arnis.  Daren is currently the Chief Instructor and manager of Reid’s Family Martial Arts.

 

Head Instructor Samuel Garrett

Samuel Garrett is a phenomenal instructor and role model.   Mr.Garrett has been studying martial arts for well over 20 years.  Mr.Garrett knew he wanted to be a Black Belt after taking his first Martial Arts class instructed by Grandmaster Reid.  Now, Mr.Garrett is a top Kenpo Martial Artist and holds the rank of 4th Degree Black Belt in the art of Kenpo Karate.  Mr. Garrett is also a MMA Fighter.   As well as being Head Instructor, he is also a certified instructor in Modern Arnis and weapons for Reid’s Family Martial Arts.

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