Klotz Institute of Karate

Klotz Institute of Karate teaches students Tang Soo Do karate and Ju-jitsu. It's a KIK!

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Instructors


Klotz Institute of Karate has a staff of experienced professional black belts. We also have a large support staff of assistants who work with both children and adults.

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Ken Klotz 6th degree black belt

Ken Klotz has been in the Martial Arts for 45 years and teaching for the last 40. Ken is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland. He has taught karate and self defense classes for the United States Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Treasury, Johns Hopkins, Bowie State, the Washington Capitols, the U.S. Naval Academy, the D.C. Rape Crisis Center and Montgomery and Prince George’s County Recreation programs. He holds a 6th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do Korean Karate.

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Brian Welch 4th degree black belt

Brian Welch has been in the Martial Arts for 37 years. He holds a 4th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do Korean Karate. He was a five time East Coast Black Belt Fighting Grand Champion. Brian also holds a blue belt in Brazilian Ju-jitsu.

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Mike Dorothy 3rd degree black belt

Mike Dorothy has been in the Martial arts for 26 years. Mike holds a third degree black belt in Tang Soo Do Korean Karate as well as a blue belt in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu. Mike manages the Bowie studio. Mike has a varied background with experience in MMA as well as Qigong.

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Jessica Dorothy 2nd degree black belt

Jessica Dorothy has been in the Martial Arts for 21 years and holds a rank of 2nd degree black belt. She has won numerous women's fighting grand championship and is currently training in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu. She is a certified ACE Group Fitness Instructor. Her specialty is escrima.

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Josh Craddock 2nd degree black belt

Joshua Craddock has been involved in the Martial Arts for 21 years. He holds the rank of 2nd degree black belt in Tang Soo Do karate, and he has trained in numerous other styles of martial arts. Joshua holds degrees in Exercise Science and Sport Studies from Towson University, and he is a certified ACSM Health and Fitness Specialist, NSCA Personal Trainer, and AFAA Group Exercise Instructor. He also teaches yoga and mat Pilates. He has been teaching karate for the past 13 years, and he has extensive experience working with individuals of all ages, fitness levels, and backgrounds.

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Ryan London 2nd degree black belt

Ryan London has been in the Martial Arts for 22 years and holds the rank of 2nd degree black belt. Ryan has won numerous fighting grand championships.

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Janice Coleman 2nd degree black belt

Janice Coleman has been studying Martial Arts for 18 years. She holds a 2nd degree black belt in Tang Soo Do. She has placed first in numerous tournaments in Kata. Her specialty weapon is Bo.

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Rachel Knobel 2nd degree black belt

Rachel Knobel has been involved in Martial Arts for more than ten years, and has been teaching karate for the past 8 years. She holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do. Her specialty weapon is sai. She is currently studying Kinesiology at the University of Maryland.