SENPAI LUIS ORTIZ
Senpai Luis Ortiz has been studying karate since 1999 and has been instructing children’s classes with Sensei Amelia since 2001. In addition to being an excellent children’s instructor, Senpai Luis has been teaching karate to adult blind students since 2006 bringing his first adult student all the way to achieving a black belt in 2012. Senpai Luis was born visually impaired with a condition called congenital cataracts and is the first legally blind student to achieve third degree black belt status. His dedication to his training and experience teaching others make him an instructor with great attention to detail and an exceptional degree of patience with children studying karate. Senpai Luis is known by all of the advanced KP for Kids students as an excellent teacher, mentor and fighting instructor.