Karate Instructor
Black Belt - 2nd Degree

​Abby Knapp has been practicing Shito-Ryu Karate since August 2003 and has a Nidan (2nd degree black belt). She is an avid competitor who has been a national and international medalist in kobudo (weapons), kata (forms) and kumite (sparring). Abby is a 3 time WUKF World championship medalist. 2021 marked her 8th year as an AAU USA National Team member. Ever since Abby was 10 years old, her dream has always been to become a world champion in karate and ultimately, to own her own dojo. She has been instructing for over a decade now. Outside of karate, Abby also holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University in both Kinesiology and Japanese.