Cowen Angus Bailey spent his childhood as a Superhero, Jedi and a Spy, so studying Martial Arts became an obvious choice.

He’s been training for over 30 years and possesses a wide array of skills.  He has a 3rd degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do and backgrounds in Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Kali and practical, modern-day combat techniques.

Cowen has created teaching and testing curriculums, designed and run several successful day camps and martial arts tournaments, and is proud to be the head instructor with Carpe Diem Martial Arts.

He has taught workshops in improvisation and team building to individuals, schools and major corporations.  He worked as an after school day care teacher and creative drama teacher.

Here are some of the weapons Cowen likes to play with:

Nunchakus, Samurai Sword, Zatoichi-style reverse grip can sword, Rapier and Dagger, Kali Sticks, Tonfa, Knife, Bo Staff, Sai, Lightsaber, Regular Saber, Broadsword, Longsword, Short Sword, Vorpal Sword, Axe, Chainsaw and his thumb.

Cowen is an incredibly dynamic teacher and his classes are always highly energetic, practical and extremely fun.