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Downs has instructed and coached Regional, State, National, and World Champions, and is also a Certified Kick Boxing Trainer.
Besides her assisting teaching at TKI, she elected to use her blocking and kicking skills to help develop a set group of movements to assist Parkinson’s Patient in a sitting atmosphere. She worked with YMCA out of the Plainview Center, to help set up a one (1) year karate after school program at Oak Grove Elementary, Brownfield, Texas.
Her weapons of choice: Chinese Iron Fan
Liles is also the Hutchinson Middle School Theatre Arts teacher, and has been a member of the Hutchison Middle School Faculty since 2007.
Specialty: Sais and Nunchakus
Texas Karate Institute has been training Lubbock, Texas and surrounding communities in the Martial Arts since 1968.