Sensei Deepam Schwenkner
– Instructor-2nd Level Black Belt
: Deepam has been living in different parts of the world and after quitting his job as Personal Assistant and Private Chef in Southampton, NY, he and his family moved to Ashland in 2011. A new chapter in his life opened up when he and his 2 small kids began study at the Ashland Karate Academy. In 2017, all three received their 2nd degree Black Belt and now enjoy helping their fellow karateka, as Instructor and assistant instructors. He teaches in our Kids and Adult Karate program and Saturday All Belts class. Deepam lives and homeschools his kids in the countryside of Talent, enjoying outdoor adventures, hiking, swimming, stand-up paddle boarding – simply being in nature.