705 Clairton Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15236
South Hills Karate Academy Instructors
Mr. Wilson is now at the South Hills Karate Academy location as a very patient instructor taking time to work with students on the finer details of the art as well as tough sparring competitor. In addition to physical training, Mr. Wilson has a great interest in studying the philosophical roots that are the foundation for many martial arts.
Outside the dojang, she is actively involved in the Lacroix New Testament Mission in Haiti since 1996 and has made 5 mission trips to Haiti to date and has shared Tang Soo Do Basic technique and Bun Hae Ki Sul (combat application) with students of the mission compound school. She also supports the Tae Kwan Do club based in Goinaives, Haiti, headed by Master George, that holds Saturday classes on the mission compound. Ms. Bender currently supports 3 sisters/students in the mission schools, anticipating the 4th to start preschool in the 2014-2014 school year and supports Bright Morning English Club and has had the opportunity to teach English and converse with the students during her visits. Also, stateside, actively updates the Lacroix New Testament Mission Facebook page.
In her free time, Ms. Bender enjoys reading and dabbling in languages.
* South Hills Karate Academy nor the Independent Tang Soo Do Association makes no claim of current association with the Moo Duk Kwan, International Tang Soo Do Federation or the Tang Soo Do Martial Way Association. The information is provided for illustration of lineage and history only.