Hip Hop Martial Arts

 

About the founder of Hip Hop Martial Arts:

    

     Kadante Ferrer was born into the martial way and life. He took his first steps at his family’s martial arts studio, and by the age of 18 months he had broken his first board while performing for the first time. He began his formal training at 4 years old and has earned Black Belts in two systems. He has trained in multiple martial arts and movement styles including; Tae Kwon Do, Eskrima, Muay Thai, western boxing, kickboxing, Krav Maga, Judo, Jiu-jitsu, Kobudo, and Tricking.


     Kadante has trained at places like XMA HQ in North Hollywood, CA. (XMAHQ.com) and the White Lotus in Northridge, CA. (Now called "JAM" JoiningAllMovement.com). He has worked with professional stuntmen, stuntwomen, stunt choreographers, and even had the opportunity to add some Hip Hop Martial Arts to the Netflix movie "Battle B-Boy."


      He began his Hip Hop & Breaking training with Ricky Cole ( Mos Wanted Crew/ SoulFreshFam) and has taken extensive workshops & classes at dance studios such as The Millennium Dance Complex and Debbie Reynolds in North Hollywood, CA.


     He trained in Tahitian, Samoan and other Polynesian dances with the Polynesian Performing/Cultural Arts group of Nonosina California and performed with them at numerous shows in Southern California, Northern California and theWaikiki Shell in Honolulu Hawaii. He also studied the Samoan Fire-knife under Master Teacher Mel Liufau of Nonosina and competed in the 2008 World Fire-Knife Competition.


     Kadante choreographs and teaches for Hip Hop Martial Arts, In the Flow Studios, PaaMano Eskrima Performing Arts, Kadan Martial Arts. He is a Lead Instructor at Kadan Martial Arts and PaaMano Eskrima, & works with people from ages 4 to Adult.