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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio

Mar 6, 2023

Sifu Rick Cropper is a Martial Arts practitioner, instructor, and founder of the Kaizen League.

I’ll credit it to sparring. We whack each other but we love each other, we trust each other, we push each other, nobody’s got weird attitude at all. We’re there to improve but we’re there to help each other. It helps keep me accountable to everything I do…

Sifu Rick Cropper - Episode 792

Internationally recognized holder of a 8th degree black belt in the Chuan-Fa branch of Kajukenbo self-defense system. Master Rick Cropper is one of the most widely respected, and highly sought after Black Belt instructors in the Pacific Northwest. Having Over 50 years of martial art experience and having taught thousands of martial art students, Master Cropper's teaching style and methods are highly praised. Master Cropper's accolades are many, including training multiple Black Belt World Champions, ranked in the top 21 sports karate school in the world, promoter of the Mighty River Classic Martial Art Tournament, and promoting many students to black belts, including master rank.

In this high-octane, energetic, and FUN episode, Sifu Rick Cropper talks about his journey to the martial arts, future goals, and his tournament, the Kaizen League. Listen to learn more!

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