Russell Palanzo Kids Martial Arts Instructor

Russell Palanzo

Master Instructor

Russell Palanzo is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate and has studied martial arts for over 35 years. He is the Executive Director of the WKKA and Program Director at Palanzo Martial Arts. Russell Palanzo's knowledge comes from a life engrossed in the Martial Arts through his father Senior Master Joe Palanzo. Russell Palanzo has trained under many great martial arts masters including Dr. Maung Gyi (Founder of the American Bando Association), and Bart Vale (Founder of the International Shootfighting Association), and was coached by Ed Parker (Founder of American Kenpo). He is a champion tournament competitor, and is proficient in karate, wrestling, MMA, submission grappling, and numerous weapons. Russell Palanzo continues in his father’s footsteps, and has dedicated his life to spreading martial arts through the WKKA and Palanzo Martial Arts.


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