Mr. Ron Manes
Owner & Head Instructor
Mr. Ron is a veteran of the US Navy, an E-6 Explosive Ordinance Specialist who served during the Middle East crisis.
He owned several martial arts schools throughout the Tidewater area before deciding to open Kobukan Martial Arts as his prime academy in 2011.
He holds many different certifications in martial arts, but his primary teachings are in Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Kickboxing. He is ranked as a 6th Degree Black belt Master, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Professor and a Kickboxing Kru (or trainer). He is on the mats constantly and assists his junior instructors every day, but travels to seminars frequently to bring back knowledge for all.