“I just wanted to thank you for all that you and your school do for my family. What started out as a form of exercise for Robert has turned into so much more for all three of us.”

“You have taught (Robert), inspired him and challenged him. You have helped him find confidence in himself, see the need to set goals, and feel the satisfaction that comes from hard work.”

Allyson & Jacque H.
Parents of Robert

“(Master) Vergara has been coming into our school teaching self-defense…for approximately eight years. He is wonderful working with classes that have a variety of students with different abilities and motivational levels.”

“I highly recommend Mr. Vergara as a guest speaker in any classroom. He will give your students a presentation that they will enjoy and value greatly.”

Sharon Etter
East Pennsboro High School Health/PE Teacher

“It is an honor and a privilege to be associated with the West Shore Academy of Martial Arts. I thank you so much for your mentorship and friendship.”  

 Eric S.

“Thanks for everything you do for Sawyer…and for his parents!!!  

Jim V.
Father of Sawyer

“Master Vergara is wonderful. He’s so patient with the kids, but he pushes Diana to get better. He really is very good, and she loves it.”

Dr. Angela Hamlin,
Mother of Diana

“…the students of the West Shore Academy of Martial Arts strive to reach their full potential; to develop their minds, bodies and spirits; and to fulfill the the academy’s mission of enhancing their community through positive personal development skills.”

Patricia H. Vance,
PA Representative

“(Master Vergara’s) contributions and leadership within the community are truly commendable. Your dedication and leadership in the advancement of the martial arts are unparalleled. Thank you for setting a strong example for our children to follow.”Jennifer Burke, Tiger Den Leader, Cub Scouts Pack 192
and Mother of Joseph
“I am so pleased with Matthew’s success in your karate class. He had set his goal in the beginning (for an orange belt) and has now achieved this goal! Yeah! Thanks to you and your staff for all the help and support…” 

Cynthia Kuentzler
Mother of Matthew


(Chris) and I very much appreciate the friendly discipline, instructional variety, encouragement and quest for excellence that our Academy fosters.” 

Shaun Eisenhauer, Esq.
Student and Father of Chris


I would like to thank you (Master Vergara) and your staff for your time and dedication. I believe that discipline learned at your school will benefit (Drew) for a lifetime.  Thanks again!” 

Cindi T.
Mother of Drew