Universal Kempo Karate
Stetson Hills Branch
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5948 Stetson Hills Blvd
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Branch instructors
Assistant Professor Bridget Johnson
Who is Assistant Professor Bridget L. Johnson?
Assistant Professor Bridget L. Johnson was born on July 31, 1964 in Witcha Falls, Texas of Afro-American ancestry. She began her martial arts career in 1981 when she began studying Chinese Kempo-Karate at the United States Air Force Academy Youth Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Five years later she became the Head Instructor of the branch she began at. Assistant Professor Johnson received her Black Belt in June 1984 and received her 7th Degree Black Belt in June 2005. Assistant Professor Bridget Johnson is a student of Assistnat Professor Garland R. Johnson For 15+ years she proved to be a fierce open martial arts tournament competitors winning countless state, regional, national and international championships. She has trained many successful martial arts competitors. Some of her notable moments were: 1983 Colorado State Champion 1984 Hawaii State Champion 1987 Rocky Mountain National Champion in Forms, Weapons and Sparring 1990 Oklahoma State Champion in Black Belt Forms, Weapons and Sparring 1991 Kansas Grand Champion in Black Belt Sparring 1995 NBL International Champion in Black Belt Sparring Assistant Professor Johnson is one of the original members of the Universal Kempo Demo Team which is a world class martial arts show team that has preformed in Europe, Asia, Canada, Central America and throughout the United States. Assistant Professor Bridget Johnson is co-owner (with her husband, Assistant Professor Garland Johnson) of the Firestation Branch of Universal Kempo-Karate Schools Association that opened in 2006. In addition, she is the Co-owner of the Stetson Hills Branch that opened June 1, 2004. The Universal Schools are recognized as being of the finest martial arts organizations not only in the teaching of the martial arts, but also in business. Assistant Professor Johnson together with her husband are chartered with helping other martial art school owners throughout the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom reach the same levels of success that the Johnsons enjoy. Assistant Professor Johnson's greatest fulfillment with the martial arts is enjoying teaching and helping the student who really needs help. She is devoted to the well being and education in assisting students of the martial arts to become effective leaders in society.

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Assistant Professor Garland R. Johnson
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Senior Chief Instructor Al DiPentino