Roland Ferrer is In the Flow Studios’™ Grand Master. He is president of Kadan Martial Arts®, Roland’s Martial Flow™, KickDr™ and Paamano Eskrma®.
Master Roland Ferrer has dedicated his life to pursuing his passion in the martial and performing arts. Master Ferrer has trained with top masters in the fields of Taekwondo, Muay Thai or Thai boxing, Western boxing, Judo, Jujitsu, Filipino martial arts, contemporary dance and ballet. He was accepted into the prestigious California Institute of the Arts: CalArts Dance Program and was honored to be a resident athlete in 1988 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs going on to win the U.S. National Taekwondo Championships in the Middle Weight Division.
Master Ferrer began his formal training in the martial arts in 1973 and is an internationally recognized 7th degree Black Belt. He began the formal study of the Filipino Martial Arts at the original (Kali Academy) of Dan Inosanto & Richard Bustillo in 1977.
In the Art of Taekwondo:
-1986-1988 California State Middle Weight Champion
-1988 U.S. Middle Weight National Champion
-1990 Instructor and Coach to 4 U.S. National Jr. Team Members
-1992 Founder/Creator PaaMano Eskrima® Filipino Martial Arts system
-1992 Founder/Creator Kadan Martial Arts®
-1993 U.S. Olympic Festival Team Captain and Silver Medalist
-1998-99 State Commissioned Athletic Judge for ESPN Pro-Taekwondo
-1998-99 California State Taekwondo Association Secretary General
-2000 West-coast's U.S. Olympic Training Center Headquarters for Elite U.S. TKD training
-2000 Coach for ESPN Pro-Taekwondo
-2000 Invited delegate of the USTU to the 2000 Olympic Games
-2000 Coach for the United States Taekwondo National Team, representing the United States in Korea and China.
He has taught PaaMano Eskrima®, Olympic Taekwondo and KickDr™ workshops in the United States, China and Korea. Master Ferrer is an eternal student and has trained with some of the top masters in their martial arts fields for over 40 years. He continues to enjoy learning new styles, meeting new masters and growing as a martial artist. He is the In the Flow Studios™ Lead Host for our Martial Arts Legacy series. Master Ferrer enjoys sharing his knowledge with the next generation and is committed to helping other martial arts masters that he respects do the same.