13th Degree Black Belt, Successor and Head of Ralph Castro’s International Shaolin Kenpo Association. National and International Seminar Instructor, Rob is known for his kindness, and for being an awesome teacher. With 60+ years of experience, 3rd child of 7, Rob was raised with 5 sisters and a brother. Rob Began training at 5.
Rob is mentioned by writer and biographer Tom Bleeker, who co-wrote ‘Dragon, the Bruce Lee Story’ with Bruces widow, Linda Lee Cadwell. Tom records first hand one of Bruce Lee’s first Debuts in the USA. At that event, on the same day, an 8 year old named Rob Castro was also there. With permission, paraphrased from Mr. Bleecker’s book on Bruce Lee titled; ‘Unsettled Matters’, .. ” in the midst of all of this excitement, an 8 year old boy, Rob Castro, son of renounced San Francisco Bay area Martial Arts pioneer Ralph Castro, gives a performance that brings the crown to its feet in resounding applause’.
A Family man, Rob shares full credit with his siblings, who were literally all raised Eating and Sleeping Martial Arts. Roy Robert Castro, his brother Raphael “Boss” Castro and 5 sisters; April, May, June, July and Mia, all collectively are Ralph Castro’s Magnificent 7.