Prof. Henry Childers (Kudan – 9th degree black belt) is an accomplished martial arts instructor with over fifty years of hands-on experience in the field of self defense. Mr. Childers has trained individuals from various professions and backgrounds including the film industry, law enforcement, and military.
He maintains knowledge of various martial arts including Kenpo, Small Circle Jujitsu, and Modern Arnis while teaching a unique, personalized, and highly effective blend of martial arts that is based on the science and mechanics of human anatomy, and designed to exploit the vulnerabilities of an attacker in an aggressive scenario.
He believes that we should never limit ourselves in learning effective moves if it will help with defending ourselves. He openly demonstrates his assertive style during class and seminars, captivating and educating his audience.
Mr. Childers is an inductee and a charter member of the Kenpo International Hall of Fame since its inception in Chicago, IL on June 23rd, 2007. In August of 2011, Mr. Childers received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the world of self defense. Mr. Childers has also been inducted as a “Keeper of the Flame” in August of 2019.
Since then he has appeared in various publications and podcasts such as “The World’s Greatest Martial Artists Volume 15“, “Five Faces of Kempo“, and “Whistlekick Martial Arts Radio – Interview”
Mr. Childers continues to train others and takes great pride in his accomplishments and that of his students.