A Passion for Martial Arts — a Dedication to Teaching Them!

Ken Smart (1st Technician Grade and Senior Instructor)

Ken is a former military officer and is currently a business professional in Nashville.  He is a Wing Chun instructor (1st Technician grade).  Ken began training Wing Chun in 2011 under the leadership of Dai Sifu Emin Boztepe.  Ken’s primary instructor/siheng during his first five years was Chad Winn , a 20-year veteran Law Enforcement Officer and EBMAS Wing Chun instructor.  After Chad retired from teaching, Ken completed his student level training under EBMAS Sifu Shawn Wallace.  Ken was tested and awarded his Technician Certification personally by Dai Sifu Emin Boztepe in 2018.  Ken served as an instructor with EBMAS until he moved to Nashville in late 2018.  It was then that Ken met Dai Sifu Thommy Boehlig and trained under his leadership for the next five years.