Instructor Name:Mark Heightsman

The Heightsmans are a dynamic father and son karate team. With over 40-plus years of martial arts training and teaching experience, they offer a fun, safe environment for training individuals of all ages to reach their highest potential.


Other Information:Mark Heightsman started martial arts in Salt Lake City, Utah at the age of eight years old after being bullied and literally thrown in a trash can. He began training in Judo and Jujitsu. Later on, he learned what is now known as American Karate: one of the earliest forms of mixed martial arts that includes the traditional martial arts styles of Kenpo (Chinese), Shotokan (Japanese), and Tae Kwon Do (Korean), as well as boxing, kickboxing, and various forms of grappling. He also specializes in different forms of Tai Chi and Qi Gong.