Master Instructor and Founder
Meet Sensei Lyle Cheney
Sensei Lyle Cheney has been training in the Martial Arts for the past 47 years. He has studied under some of the World’s most recognized masters and coaches, and holds black belt ranks in Zen Karate, Taekwondo, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai. As a Martial Arts competitor, Mr. Cheney is one of Canada’s elite; winning more than 600 awards in Martial Arts and Kickboxing competitions. In addition to this, Mr. Cheney is a 6-time Western Canadian Karate Champion, as well as the former Western Canadian Kickboxing Champion (1988 – 1993).
Upon his retirement from Kickboxing in 1994, Sensei Lyle Cheney was ranked as the #8 contender in North America in the Welter Weight division. As an instructor, Mr. Cheney has been teaching for the past 39 years; he has tested over 115 students to the rank of black belt, and during this time has produced multiple North American, Canadian, and Regional champions from his school. Mr. Cheney is a highly regarded official for both Traditional and Full-Contact Martial Arts. Sensei Lyle Cheney is committed to providing top quality professional instruction, and to help each student reach their full potential as a Martial Artist.