Our Black Belts
Philip Rose has been with Chris Pollman Karate Academy for 18 years. He is currently a 5th degree Black Belt. He is serving his 9th year with the Navy, where he leads a command fitness program. While with the Navy Seabees he has built structures in 6 different countries and 8 different states. He spent 5 years active duty and every single vacation day he took was back here teaching classes in Weatherford at the karate academy. He is set to graduate SWOSU in the Entrepreneurship program April 2023 with honors.
I’m Ali Patton but April calls me Smiley. I started karate in 2012. I earned my black belt in 2016 and have been on the leadership team for several years. When not at work or karate I spend time with my dogs Ein and Eide. I love to go kayaking.