Sensei Zachary Green

Sensei Zachary Green

Lead Instructor

Sensei Zachary Green has been a Martial Artist almost his entire life.  A former Navy man, sensei Zach has practiced Martial Arts for over 16 years, and holds rank in Karate, Kempo, Tae Kwon Do and Jiu-Jitsu.  He is very skilled sparring and grappling, one of his specialties.   The students love him and know him to be a very charismatic instructor.  You cannot miss his smile in the class.  He is a graduate of Ashford University and is currently obtaining his Masters in Education with Emphasis in Child Development.

Sensei Lori Li

Sensei Lori Li

General Manager

Sensei Lori has been a long time fan of Martial Arts, ever since she was little.  She is originally from the Republic of Taiwan and has been living in the United States from age 15.  She went to school at the University of California, San Diego and graduated as a Math Major.  After working in the Computer field as a programmer, she completed a Masters in IT at California State University, Fullerton.  She joined United Studios of Self Defense in Irvine and immediately felt in love with the training.  She decided to make Martial Arts her lifestyle about 6 years ago.  She currently holds the rank of 2nd Degree Black Belt in Shaolin Kempo.  She loves working with kids and enjoys weapons training.  Her favorite weapon is the Nunchaku.  She also enjoys reading and watching movies.

Sensei Luis M. Auza

Sensei Luis M. Auza

Chief Instructor

Sensei Luis has been training in Martial Arts since he was 5 years old.  He has trained in different styles of Martial Arts, and holds rank in Shotokan Karate and Shaolin Kempo, in which he holds the rank of 3rd degree Black Belt.  He graduated from Irvine Valley College, and attended the University of California Irvine, graduating with a Degree on Applied Science.  Later on, he worked in the computer field for a few years.  He joined United Studios of Self Defense in 2004, and has been teaching professionally for more than 8 years.  He specializes in forms and weapons.  In his spare time, he enjoys movies and classical music.

Mr. Mike Kushner

Mr. Mike Kushner

Assistant Instructor

Mr. Mike has been a part of United Studios for several years.  He currently holds a rank of 2nd Degree Black Belt in the style of Shaolin Kempo.  He is a very successful attorney, and a local of San Juan Capistrano.  Mr. Mike is so passionate about the Martial Arts, that he became one of the owners of this dojo.  As a father, Mr. Mike has learned to communicate very well with kids, and thus is excellent with the younger students.  His passions in the Martial Arts, aside from teaching, include his love of weapons, especially the eskrima sticks.