Sensei Brian Pena is a certified Blackbelt with 31 years of experience in Martial Arts as well as in the Health & Fitness industry. Sensei Pena has been teaching the art of Karate in the Columbia, South Carolina area for over 25 years. He has trained countless men and women and also taught many fitness classes at Gold’s Gym, Ladies Choice Fitness Center, and New Life Fitness Centers in the past. Come in today and see what he can do for you!

Martial Arts History

  • 1985 – Began Martial Arts training, New York, NY
  • 1991 – Promoted to Blackbelt (Shodan), Columbia, SC

Major Tournament Wins

  • All Stars Championships; Acapulco, Mexico
  • AmeriKick Nationals; Atlantic City, NJ
  • Battle of Atlanta; Atlanta, GA
  • Battle of Canada; Ontario, Canada
  • Battle of Chicago; Chicago, IL
  • Dixieland Nationals; Columbia, SC
  • Great Southeast; Spartanburg, SC
  • Hurricane Nationals; Galveston, TX
  • Jhoon Rhee Internationals; Washington, DC
  • Sidekick Internationals; Washington, DC
  • The Rumble; Raleigh, NC
  • Upstate Open; Rochester, NY
  • Yellow Rose Nationals; San Antonio, TX

Other Accomplishments

  • Member of the Sidekick International Competition Team (1997-1999)