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Master Sayed Qubadi – Owner/ Founder

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Master Sayed is the Head Instructor at American Hapkido Karate and he’s been wrestling since he was 5 years old. He currently holds an 8th degree black belt in Hapkido, and has over 40 years of experience in a variety of mixed martial arts fighting style forms.

Sayed is a Master in Hapkido, Muay Thai, Kick Boxing, Boxing, Judo, Submissions, Wrestling, Grappling, Shoot Fighting, international traditional Martial Arts and Mixed Martial Arts.

Master Sayed has successfully taught over 20,000 students throughout his 28 years of being the head instructor at American Fight Factory the LARGEST gym in the San Fernando Valley. Within the fight world Sayed is a feared and respected fighter.

He currently holds the prestigious “Hapkido Southern California champion” title. Sayed teaches most of the classes and his skilled brother also helps by instructing his own classes teaching Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Wresting, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Master Sayed teaches bouncers, police officers, movie stars, you name it. He has taught a variety of people, so don’t worry about who you are, we are here to help. Master Sayed is an open hearted master ready to help anyone move forward in life.


Ali Qubadi - Instructor / Coach

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The owner’s son has been training as soon as he was able to walk. His father, Master Sayed immediately began to train him to get him to the top. His father wanted him to be well-rounded in everything and wanted him to be able to know every art. He was taking many lessons by Master Sayed and many professional people. As Ali, started to mature, he wanted to exceed his potential. Now currently, he is a third degree black belt in Hapkido, and teaches Hapkido to adults and kids. He substitutes many of the other classes, such as Boxing, Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Gymnastics, and Cardio. Now being Manager of the business, he always tries to improve the gym with the knowledge of martial arts. Until now, he is still training many students from ages 3 and up. He proudly helps them succeed and allows the students to feel comfortable. He is well respected by the children’s parents, and admired by adults.

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