About Us

Kirk Farber comes from a background that truly emits yin/yang principles. Beginning as a math/statistics and computer science major/minor from the University of Florida, he has evolved into an international speaker, leader and trainer. He uses the principles of martial arts to highlight his message and impact his audience. To view a variety of credentials, please click here.

Business Experience/Speaker

Kirk has more than 20 years’ experience working in corporate America teaching personal safety. He has traveled throughout the United States making presentations and offering keynote seminars on personal safety awareness and self-defense. Kirk has more than 20 years of experience in computer programming and IT management. He is a web design and development consultant and is involved with many organizations and businesses.

Martial Arts

Kirk Farber is a seventh degree black belt (Master Level), and one of the ten highest senior ranks in the world within Cuong Nhu martial arts. Sensei Kirk was a certified center judge in competition, a national competitor who has won numerous awards including the overall 1997, 2004, and 2005 grand champion in tournament competition for all three divisions. He has received the Instructor of the Year Award in 1985 and 1993, along with Leader of the Year in 2001 from the Cuong Nhu Oriental Martial Arts Association. He travels around the U.S. teaching seminars, and is well known and respected within the Martial Arts community. He was president of the Cuong Nhu International Association from 1999-2016. Sensei Kirk has produced two martial arts instructional videos, soft style training manual, and written numerous articles in various publications.

Youth Leadership

Kirk developed FACE4Kids, a fitness and character education program emphasizing fitness while building self-esteem and confidence for children in 2003. He currently is Executive Director of Fitness And Character Education, Inc. Whether it be the consistent training of cutting-edge children programs or the customizing of services and workshops for selected groups, he incorporates the martial art wisdom to guarantee a new-age training experience.


Business Experience/Speaker

Open Mind
Oneness • Listen and learn from others, empty your cup, and yearn to understand principles and concepts, and have faith and vision.

Open Heart
Togetherness • Speak what you know best, be sincere and share your stories, be sensitive and compassionate, and Educate and Entertain.

Open Arms
Forgiveness • Accept the moment and invite it in, dissolve your ego, be sincere and willing to share knowledge, learn from mistakes, and be courageous.


Strategic Partners

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Voice-over Talent – Linda Bevilacqua has joined forces with The Working Warrior, Inc. to offer professional voice-over and acting services. She is known in the industry as a perfectionist and highly recommended by agencies for her professional voice-over work (bilingual) | Voice Over talent

Making a Difference

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