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American Institute of Kenpo Symbol of Change (I-Ching), 1st Degree Junior Black Belt.

AIK Direct Lineage Recognition

All Students listed below are in the Direct Lineage of Andrew Pilch. This is in the Rough N’ Tumble lineage of Sigung Stephen LaBounty, the analytical analysis and practical application in the Tactical Combat lineage of Mike Winkeljohn, and the non destructive counterbalances in the Paxial Arts Lineage of Ed Parker (Jr.) as taught at The American Institiute of Kenpo.

(*) Represents students who have achieved Youth Black Belt, and then went on to also achieve AIK Junior Black Belts status.  


(***) Has got on to achieve higher levels of black belt under the oversight of other qualified Kenpo instructors.

(Bold) Has moved to the adult program and earned a Senior Black Belt.


If you attained your Black Belt directly under Mr. Pilch before AIK’s formation in 2005, (or you were omitted from our records by mistake) and you would like to have your rank recognized here, please email us so that we may honor your journey in Kenpo.

1st Degree Junior Black Belts
Students of the Arts

Adrian Cordova

Alexander Shah

Alexis Nasta

Andrew Dolphin

Angelica Shah

Angus James Hendrick

Anthony Bates

Bobby Ortner

Cooper Cadin

Corey Webb

Corwin Chavez

Cruz Horn *

Delany Huynh

Damion Morgen-Goetz *

Devin Armstrong *

Dominick Garza

Edwin Collier Moody

Eliza Smith

Ellee F. Beider

Emma Villarreal

Gabriel Kaye Tso

Graham Jacob

Haneef Elfaki

Hunter Haggerty

Ian Robbins

Isabel Burgos De-Stephanis

Jacob A. Risley

Jett Smith

Justin Palmer

Katrina Shah

Kristian Wilhelm

Leah Longfellow

Mackenzie Meacham

Robin Lukavich

Roxanna Higuera

Samuel Terpstra

Samuel Cohen

Santiago Hernandez

Shay Muscarella

Tanner Schmidt

Taylor Bosdock

Trenton Binnie

Triza Brion

Troy Schmidt

Valerie Armstrong ***

William Bennett

Wilson Goss

Winton Chavez

Zachariah Lukavich

Zack Wessman-Hughes

Zoey Rene Tso

Winfield Chavez

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