About Professor Bankens

Professor Kevin “Conan” Bankens has been doing martial arts for over 40 years.  Through his journey in martial arts he has achieved a 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Professor Rogers.  He received his first degree from legendary Red/Black (Coral belt), Master Carlos Machado.  He also holds a 2nd Degree Brown Belt in Judo under the USJA. Professor Bankens is also a Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-Do, and Kickboxing under three time national champion 5th Degree Black Belt Sensei Brent Fabacher.