Kyoshi Dave Kovar


With nearly 40 years in the business, Kovar has become an 8th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo and Degerberg Blend, a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and 6 Black Belts in other styles.

Kyoshi Dave Kovar founded Kovar’s Martial Arts in 1978. As an internationally renowned instructor with black belt degrees in ten different martial arts styles, Dave is recognized as the “Trainer of Trainers.” People from around the world routinely visit his Sacramento facilities to learn his instructional techniques.

He oversees the operation of eight Kovar’s Satori Academy schools and he founded ProMAC, the Professional Martial Arts College. Kyoshi Kovar is the Lead Instructor for MAIA and he has published over 100 online business and teaching videos for the Educational Funding Company (EFC). In 2010 he received the Martial Arts Industry Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Kovar’s products and systems are widely acknowledged as industry standards. His relentless pursuit of excellence is at the core of every product from Kovar Systems and reflected in his highly accomplished team of Instructors and Success Coaches.


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