Our Instructors & Staff Members
Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Kenpo and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.
Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.
Michael has been doing karate since 2003. He is a fourth degree black belt and is currently training hard to test for his 5th degree. Karate is his passion. He loves teaching fun, energetic classes and making a difference in the community by helping students of all ages learn confidence, focus and many other life skills through karate training.
Michael’s experiences and qualifications include:
- A two year mission to Tijuana, Mexico for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
- A bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Wellness from Brigham Young University
- Personal Trainer certification through NASM
- Health Fitness certification through ACSM
Michael Met his wife, Haley, through Bobby Lawrence Karate. She is also a martial artist and they have been training together for fourteen years.
Between karate, two energetic kids, and two golden retrievers, they lead a busy, happy and fulfilling life.
Camden McDonald has been training at Bobby Lawrence Karate since 2009. He has been teaching since 2016 and loves interacting with students and seeing them improve. He is currently a third degree black belt.
Camden attends Spanish Fork High School and will graduate in 2020. He is known by his friends for his sense of humor and fun personality, and loves socializing and meeting new people. Before Karate, he was shy and less outgoing, but he attributes much of his newly gained confidence to the martial art. He plans to serve an LDS mission after school, then hopes to major in film production.
Rachel has been working at the front desk since 2016. She loves the busy atmosphere and energy of the dojo. She’s very friendly and is ready to help whenever called upon.
Rachel is a Mom of 3 who loves camping fishing and boating with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys photography and scrapbooking.