Noel is a native of Asheville, North Carolina who began training with Kuntao Martial Arts Society in 2010.
Coming to us with a background in Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu and Filipino Arnis learned from his father, Noel has contributed richly to our style over the years. He is highly regarded as an enthusiastic teacher, gracious yet challenging sparring partner and a favorite Uke (demonstration dummy).
Noel is currently serving in the United States Navy. His family owns Foreign Affairs Oriental Market on Tunnel Rd. in Asheville.