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American Institute of Kenpo Symbol of Change (I-Ching), 1st Degree Senior 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 Junior Black Belt, and then went on to achieve AIK Senior Black Belts status.  


(**) Represents students who have achieved both Youth Black Belt & Junior Black Belt, and then went on to also achieve AIK Senior Black Belts status.  These students have been training in Kenpo for most of their entire lives.


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

(Blue) Received Rank out side of AIK and working towards AIK rank.


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 Senior Black Belts
Apprentices of the Arts

Aaron Morgen-Goetz *

Adrian Cordova *

Alexa Cameron *

Alysia Jones

Amy Jones

Bonnie Sanders

Brandon A. Walker

Caden Pilch **

Carlos Acevedo 

Celeste Arianna Meyer

Chris Yutzy

Corey Webb *

Dano Morgen-Goetz

Genissa Puente

Gracie Greve **

Gustav Kahn

Haley Anne Hendrick

Henry Fung

Ian Doucet

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Smith

John Sanders

Jonathan Williams

Joshua Burchard

Joshua Burgos-DeStephanis *

Kai Pilch **

Lauren Peppiatt *

Laurie Knecht 

Leah Terpstra *

Logan T. Johnson

Lucas Andreas Salas Jr.

Mackenzie Meacham *

Mary Torres Vargas

Melanie Pamler

Michael A Seno

Michele Kahn

Olivia Carey

Raiza Helena Rodriguez

Robert C Broussard

Russell Schmidt

Shawn Goetz ***

Spencer Peterson

Sydney Bernal-Herrera *

Trenton Binnie *

Trevor Goetz

Trent Peppiatt *

Trinity Pilch **

Triza Brion *

Vinent Klimowicz

Yelena Fomenko

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