Dr. Larry C. Tankson is the founder, owner, and Chief Instructor of TAC Karate & Fitness
Born in Chicago, Illinois on October 12, Dr. Tankson began his martial arts training at the Dravidian School of Self-Defense and Karate under the instruction of Sensei Russ Meeks.
Since then he has practiced martial arts for over 46 years and studied several different styles, including Shorin-Ryu, Shorei-Goju-Ryu, tae Kwon Do, Jui-Jitsu (Japanese), and kickboxing. He also has appeared as a stunt performer in movies such as The Batman Begins, 8 Mile, and Ali.
He currently holds a 9th degree in Shorin-Ryu, and a 6th degree in Tae Kwon Do, and received a Doctorate Degree from the AKA college of Yudansha in the oriental discipline of Zen Chuan.