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Master Jon Bardin, 5th Dan
UKC Board Member, Senka Te Council & Senior Instructor

Master Bardin has been associated with the United Karate Concepts organization for over 29 years. He has grown to be an outstanding martial artist, as well as a fine example for blackbelts and students to follow.


Renshi Bardin obtained his black belt in 2001, and now holds a 5th Degree Blackbelt in Senka Te Karate Do. In 2015, Grand Master Haney gave him the title ‘Renshi’ which means “polished instructor.”


He has been studying UKC’s War Hand Muay Thai since 2013 and achieved Nung Khan - Black Sash in 2017.  In 2022, he was given the title of “Assistant Trainer” in the system. 

He began studying UKC’s street-based fighting system, SWARM, in 2016 and currently holds a 1st Degree Blackbelt in the system. 

Master Bardin continues to train with Grand Master Haney in each of UKC’s systems as well as Jiu-Jitsu, combat knife fighting, and stick fighting techniques. 


He is married to fellow student, Sensei Sarah Bardin.  Together they have 2 beautiful daughters, Abbey and Lily, who are also students of Senka Te Karate Do.


Master Bardin serves in his local church and is a dedicated Christian. He is a prime example of the Bushido warrior, serving God while living his art.

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