Dennis Jelinek – MASTER
Dennis’s martial arts career started at the age of nine years old. That is when he started to study Judo for 3 years. In his teen years he moved on to Tang Soo Do, Tae Kwan Do and Boxing. In his early 20’s he studied Thai Mantis. Dennis started Kung-Fu San Soo in 1993 under First Generation Master Larry Wikel and trained through his 3rd Degree Black Belt. He then transferred to Master Lawrence Rouse and is currently at the rank of Seventh Degree Black belt and working towards his Master’s Degree. Dennis has put his martial arts skills to work in the security industry. He has worked as a Personal Security agent and Security Liason for various restaurants and Bars. Some of the events that Dennis has provided security for are The Long Beach Grand Prix, El Paso Air Show and many private events throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. Currently Dennis and his son are co-owners of Security by Jelinek and have been featured in Inside Kung-Fu magazine. Dennis’s wealth of experience makes him one of our top instructors with our kids, adults and women’s self-defense programs.
Geoff Hartman – Fifth Degree Black Belt
Geoff Hartman started his Kung-Fu San Soo training with Master Lawrence Rouse in 2000. Geoff is a dedicated student and trained four to five days a week up through his Black Belt. Geoff currently holds the rank of 4th Degree Black Belt in Kung-Fu San Soo and studies Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Pankration. Geoff has had extensive experience in the security industry and has provided personal body guard services for some of Hollywood’s elite. He is co-owner of M Body Strength in Brea, California where he teaches Kung-Fu San Soo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Pankration. Geoff also instructs in the physical development of the body through core strength techniques. Geoff has the unique skill of making students feel very comfortable and believe in themselves.