Master Stavro Liginos

Stavro liginos started with Kinney Karate under Master Seth Koehler at age 5 as a birthday present from his father. He earned his 1st Degree Black Belt at age 12 and now at 25 is a 4th Degree with his Master Instructor certification. He also received his EMT certification and has worked as a first responder until opening the dojo location. Stavro has assisted instructed at most Kinney Karate locations and has served as a center lead at Azalea, Shore Acres, and Roberts community centers.

Stavro is well known for his Ooki skills, always doing his best to provide the best training on the mats as well as an entertaining experience for an audience. Stavro has been inducted into the EUSAIMAA Black Belt Hall of Fame for “Martial Arts Dedication” and “Inspirational Martial Arts Spirit”.

Stavro believes that it is only through the love, compassion, and support of his family and the Kinney Karate community that he has enjoyed such success and wants to continue that tradition at Balance Martial Arts and Gaming.