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Sensei Tim Hanlon

Chief Instructor, Owner

The Bend Karate Club was established in 1986 by highly respected 7th Dan, Sensei Tim Hanlon. Dr. Hanlon has been a qualified ITKF(International Traditional Karate Federation) and AAKF(American Amateur Karate Federation) examiner and medical judge with 50 years of experience. Over the decades, Hanlon Sensei has instructed and influenced thousands of Karateka with his in-depth analysis and understanding of body mechanics. Sensei is a combination of instructor, martial scientist, philosopher, and mentor. He continues to study and learn karate with inspirational humility.