Sunday, June 29, 2014

Meet founding member Lon Beyer!

Lon Beyer has been training in movement arts for 30+ years.  His interest in Kung Fu was first introduced when he was given lessons by his Uncle who was at the time a General and Kung Fu instructor for the Taiwanese military.  His energy for the martial arts expanded to the study of many styles, including Ninjitsu, in which he achieved black belt status, and TKD, in which he achieved a 1st Degree black belt status, in addition to his achievements in Kung Fu, which earned him instructor status.  He has also participated in numerous styles including Kickboxing, Grappling, Weapons, and more.  In his early years, he achieved an Eagle Scout Award, and served and completed a 2 year mission for his church.  He served in Taiwan, is also bilingual, speaking both English and Mandarin Chinese.  He also traveled the world extensively, all throughout Asia and worked as a professional stuntman and actor.  His experience in fitness and youth education started while he was working in Los Angeles, he implemented and orchestrated the physical education programs for dozens of K-8th grade schools in and around Los Angeles County.  He personally served and taught thousands of students in over a dozen school districts. 

Lon Beyer is Co-Founder of Free Flow Academy and collaborates with Corey Romines, and Elle Beyer and other members of the Free Flow Academy team to develop a system involving the use of parkour and martial arts to form a discipline that is focused on self-defense and the usage of the fight or flight response.  He also oversees the internal operations of the company having 10+ years in the legal and insurance industries.  He is a major proponent in the expansion of Free Flow Academy in terms of franchising, national, and international growth, and has served as a consultant to a variety of other parkour gyms that have formed in the United States. 

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