Michael never meant to be an actor, he plans to produce a series sometime in the near future.
at 17 he started the Bernardo Karate Academy.
Michael Benardo started his martial arts training at the age of 8. His parents put him on to Judo, to gain self confidence, and from there he became interested in Karate at the same school. Michael trained at four schools and got his black belt from Richard Kim in California.
At the age of 17, he started Bernardo Karate Academy. After receiving a Bachelor of Art Degree in Ontario, he started Bernardo Karate training on a full-time base.
Throughout the years 1988-1994 he dominated the National Tournament Circuit.
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