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Nine Lotus Center Head Instructor

Head Instructor: J P Nelson

Martial Science since 1971
Chi Gong since 1976
Martial Science Teaching since 1979
Strength Training since 1981
T'ai Chi since 1983
Certified Founder of own Martial Art System 1997
10th Degree Black Belt, Hanshi/Soke Kizoku-Ryu Combat Kempo
10th Degree Black Belt Injukan Ju-Jutsu
Sifu, 8th Star Jiu Ling Tai Chi Gong
Shihan-Dai Shidoshi, 7th Degree Black Belt Injo-Ryu Taijutsu
Sifu Twelve Tigers Kung Fu
5th Degree Black Belt American Freestyle Karate
2nd Degree Black Belt Bushin Jiu Jitsu
Shoot Fighter (MMA) 1983-1992 (retired undefeated)
MhD Doctor of Metaphysics
Certified Personal Trainer IFA
Sport Karate Living Legends Hall of Fame 2004
DOJO Organization Competitor of the Year: Breaking 2004
Member International Thespian Society
President/Soke American Nine Lotus Association
Published Author
Motivational Speaker


Family Self Defense Center of Hickory, NC offers your choice of Martial Arts Training in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), Combat Kempo, Kung Fu, Injukan Ju Jutsu, Tanbo Jutsu, Stick and Staff Fighting, Chinese Kick-Boxing, Ryu-Kyu Karate, Kizoku-Ryu Tai Jutsu, use of Knife and Sword, Women’s Kick-Boxing and Self Defense, Jiu Ling Kung Fu and T'ai Chi Gong, and more for one affordable price. Classes are in Brookford and within easy access of Granite Falls, Hudson, Lenoir, Morganton, Valdese, Vale, Gastonia, Maiden, Newton, Conover, Catawba, Statesville, and Taylorsville. Also available: Certified Personal Strength, Health & Fitness Training.


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The American Nine Lotus logo, FSDC logo, artwork of the Fighting Family, 9L symbol and the names Kizoku-Ryu, Injukan, Injo-Ryu and Jiu Ling are Copy Written Trademarks of the Kizoku-Ryu Kai, Hickory, NC. Member of the American Nine Lotus Association.