Villari’s of Wellington, like any business is not made up of just one person, there are a lot of strong characters that play key roles in our day to day operation. Below are short biographies of our instructors.
When you work with us, you'll gain not only a world-class team but also a wealth of knowledge. Read about some of our Instructors below.
Master John Fritz
John Fritz is a 10th degree Master in the art of Shaolin Kempo Karate. Mr. Fritz is the Consulting Master for Wellington , With nearly 50 Years of Experience in the Martial arts his Knowledge and teaching methods are an excellent example to any Instructor or Student.
Master Instructor David Wilson
As Studio Director and Chief Instructor at Villari's of Wellington Mr.Wilson runs the day to day operations of the school as well as the structuring of programs and camps. Master Wilson has been involved in the Villari's Martial arts family for over 20 years and hold the rank of 6th degree black belt in the Art of Shaolin Kempo Karate.
Mr. Wilson and the Villari's of Wellington Team pride themselves on the Wellington Schools attention to quality and it's focus on the well being of the students.
Master Jerry Fitzgerald
With 20 plus years in the Martial arts and a 5th degree Black belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate, Mr. Fitzgerald is an inspiration to any student walking in through our door. Having started training at 50 years of age, and at his current age, he is harder to keep up with than martial artists half his years. Jerry's passion for the arts is shown in our weekly Tai Chi class were Jerry is the instructor. Stop in, try a class, and see if you keep up with this youthful spirit.
Sensei Simon Jupp
As a 4th Degree black belt in the art of Shaolin Kempo Karate, Mr. Jupp has an understanding of the Self Defense Arts that allows him to present the material to all levels of students with both confidence and authenticity. As part of the Villari's of Wellington Instructors Team he leads the students and his fellow Instructors with an enthusiasm and drive that truly inspires them to give their best and to set goals for themselves for the future.
Sensei Richard Amadon
With a long history in Martial arts, Sensei Richard is a welcome member of our team here at the Wellington School. A talented artist both in the Martial Arts and on the canvas Richard brings a diverse set of skills to the team and reflects on his own material so that he may have a more creative approach to sharing it with others.