Sensei Cary Patterson is a Ni Dan (2nd Degree Black Belt) in Karate and Tae Kwon Do. He began studying the martial arts over a decade ago. He started out studying the American art of Boxing, and later moved on to Shotokan Karate, and Kickboxing where he trained under Datu Kelly Worden. He later moved on to Rising Stars Martial Arts Academy, where he met Sensei Kurt, and trained under the same instructors. He then ran his own school, Team Patterson Martial Arts, and now Evolution Martial Arts. Sensei Cary is very close to testing for his 3rd degree. Sensei Cary Patterson has been competing in various martial arts competitions for years, and has a very successful record with multiple victories. He was a nationally ranked champion for Sport Karate, and was a qualifier for the 2002 Goodwill Games.