Andrea Murray is a first degree black belt who has been training in Kenpo martial arts at Steve Nugent’s for over 12 years. She started competing at the age of 8 and went on to compete at tournaments in the NASKA and KRANE circuits. In 2016, Andrea and her teammate Maya were awarded 3rd place at the New England Open World Championship in synchronized weapons. She began assistant teaching in kids karate classes when she was 12 years old. Now, Andrea loves conducting classes and seeing kids improve. She is a freshman nursing major at Saint Anselm College. Outside of martial arts, Andrea enjoys crazy roller coasters, traveling, and she is a huge animal lover.