11750731_811600568938575_3925542714382732329_nBCCA Karate Club meets: Monday afternoons 3:15-4:15 p.m. and 4:15-5:15 p.m

The BCCA Karate Club: Ages 4 and up (Join at any time)
For questions or to register, please contact Mr. Glenn Carder at 704-968-7794.

Instructor: Mr. Glenn Carder









Mr. Glenn Carder has been training in the martial arts for over 33 years. Mr. Carder started his martial arts career at age 10 where he was taught boxing and Judo with Head Instructor, Mr. Massarelli in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. At age 14, he trained at the Shaolin Kenpo Dojo under 8th Degree Black Belt, Mr. Eugene Gaudreau in Nashua, NH where he earned the rank of Apprentice. He continued his training in Chinese Kenpo under the instruction of 8th Degree Black Belt, Vic Nastasia, where he earned the rank of 1st Degree Black Belt in 1990.

In the early 90’s, he competed on the National Tournament Circuit where he took 3rd place and was recognized nationally by the North American Sport Karate Association. Also during that time, Mr. Carder was training in Ju-jitsu, En Shu Do, Ed Parker Kempo, and Bushido. In January 2005, Mr. Carder earned his second 1st Degree Black Belt in Shorinji Kempo Karate under the direction of 7th Degree Black Belt, Mr. Hardly Soryz at the Martial Arts Training Institute in Harrisburg NC.


He earned the rank of 2nd Degree in October 2006 and 3rd Degree in April 2010. He is currently a 5th Degree Black Belt in this style. In April 2010, Mr. Carder earned a 1st Degree Black Belt in Shorinji Kubodo Cane. Mr. Carder also works for Captain Irwin Carmichael of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Department, training thousands of children each year at Charlotte area public/ private schools. Mr. Carder also offers Women’s Self-Defense Clinics.