Instructors & Assistants
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Jake began his kung fu training in 2001, and has trained diligently since. He is now an instructor at Jow Ga Kung Fu in Newport News.
As a parent of two students, Barbara appreciates the family aspect of Jow Ga. She has competed in numerous regional tournaments, earning first place titles in open hand and weapon forms. She received three gold medals at the 2011 Kung Fu Festival IV - World Wushu Match in Hong Kong. She also enjoys the camaraderie and team spirit shared amongst the Lion and Dragon Dance demonstration team. Outside of kung fu, she has extensive experience working with children as a school counselor.
Rodney began training with Jow Ga Kung Fu shortly after his sons joined in 2007. Fascinated with the mental as well as physical challenge, he has since competed in regional tournaments. He received three gold medals at the 2011 Kung Fu Festival IV - World Wushu Match in Hong Kong. He is a member of the demonstration team. Rodney has over 20 years of Navy military experience specializing in training and mentoring Junior Officers.