Amory Thompson stands out as a prodigious figure in the world of martial arts. Her journey, deeply influenced by martial artist parents, began when most kids were just understanding the basics of sports. With green belts in Aikido and Judo and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, her achievements in the arena speak volumes about her dedication that spans well over a decade.
Her prowess was recognized early on when, at the early age of 10, she became Sifu Paul Vunak’s youngest Apprentice Instructor. This accomplishment wasn’t just about her skill set but also her maturity, discipline, and growing understanding of the art. For Amory, martial arts wasn’t just a physical discipline; it was a way of life, influencing her worldview and approach to challenges.
Her role as an Assistant Coach at Cultivate Power Fighting Arts isn’t just a title; it’s a testament to her commitment to nurturing the next generation. Here, she draws from her rich experiences, guiding young enthusiasts and helping them shape their martial journey with the same passion and dedication she exemplifies. Amory’s years of experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo competitions is also a valuable asset to our Youth Competition Team that she leads together with CPFA Assistant Instructor Charles Whalley.
While martial arts have been the centerpiece of her life, Amory also has a soft corner for other art forms. Sewing and music are her cherished hobbies, allowing her moments of respite and creative expression. These hobbies, though pursued more leisurely, are imbued with the same precision and discipline she applies in martial arts.
Growing up in a household that lived and breathed martial arts, Amory’s life has been a continuous journey of discipline, growth, and mentorship. With her vast experience and passion for teaching, Amory Thompson invites fellow enthusiasts to delve deep into the world of martial arts, sharing insights and inspiring greatness.
Qualifications & Training: Progressive Fighting Systems Apprentice Instructor, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu CSW Purple Belt, Judo Green Belt, Trained at Tom Brown Jr.’s Tracker School (Wilderness Survival Skills)