12967392_10208901587434426_4665923227967089103_o-2(photo above from a Spring 2016 Legacy regional instructor seminar held at Master Black’s ATA location)

Updated 8/28/17 – Many years have formed our instruction staff.  For almost 27 years we have been developing and mentoring special individuals to teach at our ATA Martial Arts.

Below are the key players (as of April 2015) in our current success.  This list is constantly evolving…we are proud and honored of the dedication and self-less giving that these individuals have shown over the years at Sr. Master Black’s ATA Martial Arts.

Sr. Master Corina Black, 7th Degree (Chief Instructor/Owner)

Active Legacy Instructors:

Master Candidate Jon Runge, 6th Degree

Mr. Mike Mortensen, 4th Degree

Dr. Jeff Anderson, 4th Degree

Legacy Junior Instructors:

Ms. Emily Heater, 3rd Degree

Mr. Johnny Lucero, 3rd Degree

Mr. Quentin Prasad, 2nd Degree

Ms. Athena Valdez, 2BR Black Belt


Additional instructors and Legacy Students:

Mr. Harold Black, 4th Degree, Co-Owner

Mr. Joe Eckes, 3rd Degree


Former Instructors: (from 1990 to 2016)
BOLD indicates certified instructor

Mr. Steve Guymon, 5th Degree (relocated to Sedalia)

Mr. Keith Walworth, 4th Degree (relocated to Oklahoma)

Mr. Chris Carney, 4th Degree (Durango)

Mr. Matt Guy, 4th Degree (Pueblo)

Mrs. Tracey Hutchison, 4th Degree

Ms. Arlet Schmidt, 4th Degree (Japan)

Mr. Ariel Manzanares-Scisney, 4th Degree

Mr. Kevin Sjursen, 3rd Degree

Mr. John Quinn, 3rd Degree (RIP)

Mr. Rich Sutton, 3rd Degree

Ms. Lexie Runge, 3rd Degree

Mr. Christian Winowiecki, 3rd Degree  (active marine)

Mr. Todd Leach, 3rd Degree

Mr. Patrick McCarron, 3rd Degree (RIP)

Ms. Kashia Godlewski, 3rd Degree

Mr. Mark Zakarian, 2nd Degree (Idaho)

Mr. John Holzman, 2nd Degree

Ms. Jayne Hudson, 2nd Degree (Michigan)

Mr.  Keenan Quinn, 3rd Degree

Mr. Eric Black, 2nd Degree

Mr. Joseph Yevara, 2nd Degree

Ms. Danielle Lareau, 2nd Degree (Longmont)

Mr. Jason Fraser, 2nd Degree (Castle Rock)

Mrs. Kary Berry, 2nd Degree

Mrs. Kim Sutton, 2nd Degree

Mrs. Kim Anderson, 2nd Degree

Mrs. Kathleen Kenney, 2nd Degree (relocated to Tennessee)

Mr. Keith Tagawa, 2nd Degree

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