The Satori Alliance Directory
Being in martial arts since I was young I can personally tell you that it changes lives for the better and I would not be the same person today without it. I am very fortunate to get to share that passion and experience with others while having fun and learning enriching materials.
Shihan Chad Shepherd has been training in the Martial Arts for 23 years. Shihan Shepherd is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo, a 2nd degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, and is actively training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Shihan Shepherd is also a certified MMA conditioning coach under Kevin Kearns, and a former professional MMA fighter. He also holds the honor of being a United States Marine Corp Veteran and appearing in the John Woo film, Windtalkers.
Shihan Shepherd has been operating Martial Arts Academies for 14 years, and is currently operating Kovar’s Roseville Academy, a 2300 sq. foot academy with an active count of 285 students and growing. Shihan Shepherd’s passion, discipline and dedication in the field of Martial Arts can be seen in everything he does; be it training his students, developing his staff, or sharing his expertise.