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Mountainside Martial Arts Center - Ahwatukee

Ahwatukee Foothills Village
Phoenix, AZ
(480) 759-4540

Alumni of the Week “Kira Nunemaker”

Kira Hart Nunemaker

Kira Hart Nunemaker

In 1985 you could find all of the Hart family at the dojo, day in and day out. I was only a year old when my brother started training. By age 5 it was my turn to start my journey in martial arts;. I trained hard, competed hard, and grew up with some of the most amazing people at this dojo. I received my black belt in 1999, and that same year, I also had the opportunity to compete in Japan; one of my last tournaments to compete in.
I attended Arizona State and graduated with a business degree. I continued my education and obtained my Masters degree in Elementary Education. I am now a part time teacher, full time wife, and mother to Nixon, almost 5 and Monroe 3. Children are my passion, and I volunteer at Child Crisis Arizona weekly, I raise my own kids and teach my students with the same disciplines and values l learned in karate all those years ago. This organization is one that is near and dear to me- we were family and the bonds are forever etched into my heart. My whole life has been impacted by the lessons, discipline, experiences, and relationships I formed in this dojo. I have taken with me the drive and determination I learned through my karate journey, to be a better parent, student, teacher, and advocate.

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