Master Randy Word has over 25 years of experience in Martial Arts and is currently a 5th Degree Black Belt under Hanshi Jason David Frank. Master Word currently trains some of the top karate competitors in the country. He has trained 8 National Champions and a current US Karate Team member under USA Karate and also trains top competitors on the NASKA Circuit. Master Word has also worked as an 2nd assistant trainer with Boxing Hall of Famer Stan Ward and has assisted him with Jennifer “The Razor” Barber IFBA – Jr. Lightweight World Champion and Yakub Shdaev – Kyrguzstan National Champion.

Renshi Sprague is a Senior Instructor for the Rising Sun Karate Academy. He Began working as the Program Director & Manager for The National Training Center at the age of 19. He is cross trained as an instructor in various martial arts classes including Karate, Boxing, Muay Thai, Judo, MMA, Weapons as well as Personal Development. He takes the time in his teaching to make sure that all students and staff both achieve their goals on all levels. As a leader of the academy he has coached Karate & Judo competition teams to bring many to the level of State Champions. And as the Rising Sun Karate Demo Team leader he has choreographed many successful martial arts demonstrations for charitable events and to spread the art of self defense. He continues to train to reach his goals both physically and mentally so that he may lead new and upcoming Black Belts to reach their highest potential.

Guinness World Records:

Most Double Nunchaku Strikes
On A Bag In 1 Minute


Most Clay Sporting Targets
Broken By Nunchaku In 1 Minute


Most Walnuts Smashed
With Nunchaku In 1 Minute


Most Figure 8s With
Nunchaku In 1 Minute


Most Hits With
Nunchaku In 1 Minute



Toso Kune Do

4th Degree Black Belt


1st Degree Black Belt

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Blue Belt


The One Warrior

Starring Jason David Frank

Sin City 2: Dead Mans Alley

Borne Again Killer


1-0 Marion, Illinois

Cage Fight