5TH DEGREE BLACK BELT
Mr. Shervin Ilbeig’s history in martial arts started when he was around 3 years old. Young Mr. Shervin would imitate Bruce Lee’s moves and sounds. When he was 14 years old his older brother Joubin took him to a Kung Fu studio in Santa Monica off the 405 freeway. Mr. Shervin felt right at home! He studied the basics of Kung Fu for a year and he was forced to stop going because of the move his family had to make to the Sanfernando Valley. In 1991 Mr. Shervin was then introduced to the art of Hapkido at Team Karate Centers. Mr. Fariborz Azhakh was one of Mr. Shervin’s first instructors and taught Mr. Shervin a lot about life! Mr. Shervin earned his first degree black belt in 1994 and has been teaching martial arts since.
Currently Mr. Shervin is studying under world class Masters and Grand Masters of the Martial Arts on a weekly basis.
In 2002 Mr. Shervin received his Bachelors Degree in Information Technology from University of Phoenix. He had the choice of working in the IT field or starting his own martial arts program. Mr. Shervin chose his joy “teaching”. Little Dragons Karate was started in January of 2004 with only 23 students. At the end of 2004 year Mr. Shervin’s student count was tripled, and currently Mr. Shervin has over 200 active students and is very kind and warm hearted with each student. He knows how to meet every students level of learning, but at the same time makes the students have fun. Mr. Shervin has passed the CA Required CPR & First Aid Class