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Sensei Daniel Cavaliere

Sensei Daniel Cavaliere is the chief instructor in San Luis Obispo’s United States Academy of Martial Arts and has been training in martial arts since 1986.

He is known in San Luis Obispo for his ability to take beginners and guide them to greatness.

Sensei Daniel Cavaliere is a talented instructor who makes learning fun as well as challenging. Students will leave each class with a greater understanding of martial arts while at the same time looking forward to coming back for another fun, dynamic class.



Coach Ray Rodriguez

IMPACT Kick-Boxing and Conditioning Coach

A former professional fight promoter and a licensed corner man, Coach Ray has trained several people for both pro and amateur fights.  Additionally, his background as a skilled high school wrestler, Filipino Eskrima practitioner, and a Shotokan black belt make him a very well rounded martial artist.

Coach Ray is known for teaching fun, high energy Kick-boxing workouts for all levels and experience – both young and old.  Come experience how such an intense workout can have you leave with a smile on your face and keep you wanting to come back for more!