Kenny Pipes

  • Grew up in Flint Mi. Enough said
  • One of the original founding members of Urban Defense Institute
  • Owner of Scrapyard Fight Wear
  • Holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Hakko Ryu Jujutsu
  • Holds a 2nd Degree Brown Belt in A.S.K.Systems
  • Earned White Belt 1 stripe in Brazilian Jiujitsu
  • Full Instructor in Kali / Escrima ( Stick fighting & Knife Defense )
  • Trained in Wing Chun under Sifu Garner Train, Sifu Francis Fong, Sifu Randy Williams, Sifu Jeff Koleman, and Sifu John Graper
  • Currently trains Wrestling, MMA, and Brazilian Jiujitsu under Coach Tony Hall @ American Grappling Academy
  • Recently began training in Mark Hatmaker’s Reality Based Self Defense System: No Second Chance
  • Has also trained:
    • Latosa Escrima with Grandmaster Rene Latosa
    • Modern Arnis with Grandmaser Remy A. Presas
    • Daito Ryu Aiki jujutsu under Shihan Tim Tung and Sensei Lance Bobb
    • Hakko Ryu under Shihan Devon Smith and Shihan Steve Tack
    • Armas Kali under Guro T.kent Nelson
    • Muay Thai under Sifu Francis Fong
    • Submission Wrestling and MMA under Coach Mike Ballance
    • Also trained Brazilian Jiujitsu with Professor Big Don Richards
      • Big Don holds a Black Belt in BJJ, Judo and is a Pro MMA fighter
    • Also trained 1 yr. of Youth Boxing