Jon Odishoo began his martial arts journey in 2009 at Rising Dragon Martial Arts in Milwaukee, WI. During his training he discovered a passion for teaching as a way to share the health benefits and self-confidence building of martial arts practice, and believes that exercise and balance are essential to a healthy life. He attained full instructor status in in 2015 after over 200 hours of teaching, and thereafter began his own practice in the Lake Country area.
Jon holds degrees in tai chi and also kung fu, as he enjoys both the calming, peaceful movements of tai chi and the physical challenge of kung fu. Over the years he has competed in many state martial arts tournaments, winning accolades in tai chi and kung fu forms competitions, weapons forms and sparring. Jon is a member of the White Lotus Association and the American Tai Chi & Qigong Association. Outside of class he works in the field of internet marketing, and enjoys biking, cooking, and spending time with his wife and two sons.