Sensei Nathan Porter
The owner and chief instructor of Rising Storm Training Academy at New England Movement Arts.
Sensei Nathan has been training in Kempo Karate since 1998, and he currently holds the rank of 5th degree black belt. He has cross trained in various martial arts disciplines including wrestling, jujitsu, aikido, taekwondo, judo and the Filipino arts. He is a KRANE State Champion, and in 2003 he won the Bantamweight Division at the ISKA World Submission Grappling Championships in Orlando, Florida.
In November 2010, he traveled to Indonesia and the Philippines, where he studied under numerous masters in various disciplines of martial arts.
In June 2010, Sensei Nathan was recognized and inducted into the World Martial Art Federation Hall of Fame for Outstanding Youth Instruction. and Rising Storm Training Academy was recognized as the Best Karate School by the Best of Burlington Award Program from 2015-2019.
Sensei Greta Genovese
The main instructor at Rising Storm Training Academy Dracut.
Sensei Greta has been training in Kempo Karate since 2011, she is one of Sensei Nathan's longest running and most dedicated students. She began studying Martial Arts back in Italy while in high school. She later studied Taekwondo for two years before settling on Kempo. She trains in Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu as well.
Greta has always been very competitive. While younger she competed in tennis and skiing. She has competed in lots of State and New England tournaments for KRANE. In 2019 she really pushed herself with tournaments. She won Grand Championship for sparring in KRANE. She also won the Grand Championship for weapons at Pan American Miami. She competed in Naska tournaments for North America. She came in first in multiple tournaments like sparring at Amerikick Internationals, weapons at Battle of Atlanta and for sparring, forms and weapons at Pan American Nationals.