Trent Perri established American Olympic Karate of Yonkers in 1976. He received his first and second Degree Kenpo Black Belt from David (Friberg) Bradford who had a Karate school in Yonkers New York for more than 10 years.
Trent Perri continued in Kenpo and received a 10 Degree Grand Master Rank from Grand Master Al Tracy in 2016. Mr. Perri also has a fifth Degree Black Belt from Karate legend Joe Lewis. He holds two Black Belts, one in Kenpo Karate under Dave Bradford and Al Tracy, and one in the American Karate System under Joe Lewis.
Mr. Perri also trains students for the Yonkers Parks and Recreation Karate program spanning the last twelve years. He has promoted 29 of his students to the rank of Black Belt, five of whom now own and operate their own Karate studio. Now semi-retired, Master Perri is the Head Instructor Emeritus o the American Olympic Karate Studio.