Mr. Pratyush Sridhar

Teaching Rank:

  • Instructor C - John Ozuna's K.O. Kung Fu Karate

Training Rank: 3rd Degree Brown Belt

Date Began Training: April 2004

Represented the United States Forms and Weapons Team in World Competition:

2015 - 5th TWKSF World Championships, Argentina

Represented John Ozuna's KO Kung Fu in National Competition:

  • 2015 - International Kuoshu Championships, Baltimore, MD
  • 2012 - International Kuoshu Championships, Baltimore, MD
  • 2011 - International Kuoshu Championships, Baltimore, MD

Awards & Recognitions:

Bronze Medal – Youth Kenpo Form (12 and under), 2011 International Kuoshu Championships, Baltimore, MD

Bronze Medal – Youth Kenpo Weapon (12 and under), 2011 International Kuoshu Championships, Baltimore, MD

Bronze Medal – Youth Mass Attack, 2011 International Kuoshu Championships, Baltimore, MD

Fourth Place – Youth Intermediate Weapon (Long/Short), 2011 International Kuoshu Championships, Baltimore, MD

Brief Bio:

Mr. Sridhar was initiated into karate at the age of four when his parents saw the KO Kung Fu School while walking around the neighborhood. They wanted a place where he could improve his focus and learn self-defense techniques. He was deeply influenced by his mentors Master John Ozuna and Mr. David Curran. In March 2009, he earned his current rank of Green belt. It is at this stage; Mr. Sridhar started teaching as a Junior Instructor trainee. In July 2011, he represented KO Kung Fu in the International Kuoshu Championships in Baltimore, Maryland. In Dec 2011, he earned his instructor level D rank.

Apart from his love for martial arts, Mr. Sridhar is very passionate about sports, which includes his avid interest in football, basketball, baseball and ice hockey. He also plays basketball for the National Junior Basketball League (NJB, Coyote Creek Chapter). His other interests include playing the piano and learning French. Mr. Sridhar is a student at Bellarmine College Preparatory.