Diana Rathborne

Diana Rathborne

Diana Rathborne

RT's Owner and Head instructor. One of only a handful of female martial arts instructors world wide, Diana teaches private, group and seminar based classes on a variety of topics.

  • Kali/The Filipino Martial arts - Full Instructor: Dan Inosanto
  • Jun Fan/JKD - Full Instructor: Dan Inosanto
  • Muay Thai - Senior Instructor: Grandmaster Chai Sirisute
  • MKG Method (Kali/JKD/Muay Thai/Silat Blend) - Level 4 Instructor: Rick Faye
  • Panantukan Instructor - Rick Faye

The Filipino Martial Arts (Kali, Panantukan), Jun Fan/Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai, the MKG Method and custom blended curricula are tailored to the specific needs of the client.

Diana is known for creative and effective curriculum with a knowledge dense foundation. Her classes are fun, challenging and adaptable to anyone interested in learning about martial arts, self defense or combatives.

All the Rathborne Training instructors have her guidance and direction on the delivery of their martial arts and self defense material.


Nakita Shedd

Self Defense and martial arts instructor Nakita Shedd. Nakita is a certified martial arts instructor under Guro Rick Faye (MKG Method), Guro Dan Inosanto (Kali, Jun Fan/JKD), Grandmaster Chai Sirisute (Muay Thai) and Guro Diana (Self Defense). She teaches regular classes at MKG Martial Arts in Minneapolis as well as self defense and martial arts workshops, classes for Rathborne Training.

A martial artist since the age of 7 as well as a professional piano teacher, Nakita's energy and skills make her classes a fun and informative experience. Her credentials are below.

  • MKG Method (Kali/JKD/Muay Thai/Silat/CSW) - Level 2 Instructor - Rick Faye
  • Kali/Filipino Martial Arts - Apprentice Instructor: Dan Inosanto
  • Jun Fan/JKD Concepts - Apprentice Instructor: Dan Inosanto
  • Muay Thai - Associate Instructor: Grandmaster Chai Sirisute
  • Women's Self Defense - Instructor: Diana Rathborne

Various Subject Matter Experts!

Look for workshops and seminars on everything from Crisis Medical (Tactical Medical for regular people) to impact weapons to firearms. Diana will be partnering with exceptionally skilled instructors in a variety of subjects. First up...