Meet Our Instructors

Kahana Stunt School Instructors
(NOTE: Instructors vary with time of year and sessions.)

Kim Kahana Sr. (USA) Senior Instructor IMDB
The legendary stunt man was personally trained by Yakima Canutt and has been in over 300 films with television credits to numerous to count. A former member of Stuntmen’s Association with an additional 8 years on the Screen Actors Guild's Safety Investigative Team, Kim Kahana found himself with an amazing career as stunt double for one of the biggest movie stars of all time, Charles Bronson. Movie credits go far beyond stunts as director, 2nd unit director, stunt coordinator, and actor with work in some of the greatest works ever in film history including: Danger Island, Cool Hand Luke, The Dirty Dozen, Magnificent 7, The Mechanic, Death Wish, Smoky and the Bandit I&II, Mission: Impossible, Earthquake, Jeepers Creepers, Planet of the Apes. Train with the legend!

Debbie Kahana (WI) IMDB
Having grown up with 3 brothers who are stuntmen and being the only daughter of one of the most famous stuntmen ever it probably comes with no surprise that she is a 6th degree black belt in karate and has instructed for over 25 years. This female stunt woman has doubled for numerous famous actresses and for kids. She also teaches in the Midwest.

Kim Kahana Jr. (VT)
Can you say blockbuster? Spiderman, Master and Commander, Titanic, XXX . . .

Tony Kahana (CA)
1985 Academy Award for Best Stunt in the movie Uncommon Valor.

Sandy Kahana
Administrator for Stunt Action Coorinators Inc. and Kahana Stunt School Foundation and Stunt Museum

James Sang Lee (USA) | Jame's Movie Reel
Back to back ISKA World Champion, 5 trips to ESPN Finals, 6-time World Tour Event Winner, Director of Operations, key Fight Choreographer, and Weapons Specialist for Kahana Stunt Team. Film credits include blockbusters Lethal Weapon 4 and Blade. Be hands on with this Hand to Hand Combat Expert!

Matt Jones (United Kingdom)
Mike Katen (FL)
Raymond Hilstad (Norway)
Travis Herndon (FL)
Valdmar Johannsson (Iceland)
Heidi G Schnauppauf (CA)
Amie Thompson (ME)
Krystal Dorsey (VA)
Lewis Nirk (Germany)
Jay Carrado (NY)
Brian Duffy (CA)
Red Horton (China)
Doo Hong Jung (Korea)
Chris Kubek (AZ)
Joanne Lambstein (NY)
Billy Lucas (CA)
Tommy McTague (FL)
Thomas Place (NJ)
Christopher Place (NJ)
Jimmy Stephan (CA)
Tadashi Yamashita (CA)