LaRon Taggart’s first introduction into martial arts was studying of Judo at the age of 9. From that first class he was hooked into the martial arts world. At the age of 19 he received his first black belt in Korean Tang Soo Do and Kempo Chen Shu Gung Fu.
LaRon then continued his training with Dan Berry in 1987, achieving multiple Black Belt rankings over the course of the last 30 years in Morkuraiken Kempo, Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do, and Filipino Shikifma Kali/Arnis/Eskrima. LaRon has trained in a number of other styles of marital arts including Shotokan Karate, Shin-Toshi Karate, Aikido, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Russian Sambo.