Matt Emig began taking Karate shortly after his 5th birthday. His training began at World Karate Academy in Long Island New York. By the age of 10, he was a Black Belt and a national competitor in NASKA. Matt forged himself into a world-renowned forms and weapons competitor, winning over 100 grand championships and 25 world titles throughout his career. Since age 17, he has been a highly respected and sought after instructor, teaching over 80 workshops around the world and coaching numerous world champions. In 2010, Matt moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in stunts and entertainment. Since then he has performed for Kobe Bryant, with Justin Bieber at the Grammys and Dancing with the Stars, and he choreographed Cee Lo Green’s Grammy winning performance on The Voice.