Luke started practicing karate in 1974 at the Whittier Dojo and has trained at various dojos including Palo Alto, Santa Monica and Torrance. He holds the rank of Nidan (second degree) black belt.
Ron, SKA Sandan, started karate practice in 1978 for 10 years with another style. Received his shodan during that time period. After a 15 year hiatus, he started practice at Maryknoll dojo in 2003. While co-instructing at Pasadena, he continues to practice at Maryknoll.