Dear Students and Families,

I hope this post finds you happy & well.  As you may know, the COVID restrictions relating to businesses ended on 5/29/2021 with a few exceptions. While this is great news for the dojo, we will continue to take precautions regarding safety for both the students and staff at Bob Lynn’s Kenpo Karate.  That said, a cautious and strategic approach which balances student safety and student experience will be implemented.

 The following phased approach guidelines are as follows: 

Phase 2- 6/14/2021-7/3/2021 

Capacity at dojo:  Capacity will gradually increase, however, this will be assessed accordingly in correlation to the CDC and Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ guidelines.

• Contact- Contact drills and sparring will be permitted.   

• Masks-  Masks for both students and instructors/staff will not be mandated but may voluntarily be worn for inside and outside classes (per personal option)

 Phase 3 – 7/10/2021

 All restrictions above will be lifted and back to normal pre-COVID rules and regulations!

PLEASE NOTE: These guidelines are fluid and can & will change if health data or dojo conditions change at any point in time.  All sanitizing and disinfecting of dojos will remain, and all students will be required to sanitize their hands before and after class at the dojo.  Thermometer checks will no longer take place beginning 6/1/21.


Welcome to Bob Lynn’s Kenpo Karate.  The information provided within this website is to assist the student, friend or curious passerby in developing the necessary tools to empower themselves by using the Martial Arts, specifically Kenpo as a vehicle to do so.  The benefits of Martial Arts training are countless and include, but are not limited to: stress relief, improved concentration, building self-esteem, empowerment and self-confidence.  Additionally, it provides discipline and focus, social building, flexibility and overall improved physical fitness.

Featured Pictures

Grandmaster Lynn & Grandmaster Bobby LaMattina fighting at tournament in Revere, circa early 1980’s
A successful Renshi promotion for Renshi’s Alan, Mark, and Emily. Soke Cervizzi and Grandmaster Lynn presiding.
May 2021
From L to R: Bruce Corrigan, Victor “Sonny” Gascon,
Walter Godin, and Professor Cerio

Professor Chow teaching Professor Cerio (R) in Hawaii

Pictured from left to right: Professor Nick Cerio, Grandmaster Bobby Lynn, Hanshi Bruce Juchnik

Pictured above during the early 80’s, Professor Cerio tested Grandmaster Lynn for his 5th degree, and Hanshi Juchnik verified his 5th Internationally with verification from Professor Paul Yamaguchi, who was one of James Mitoses original Kenpo blackbelts.

Circa early 1980’s. Pictured with Grandmaster Lynn’s two most influential instructors, Master Fred Bagley, who was my very first Kenpo instructor. Also pictured, Professor Rocky DiRico, the man who molded me into the person I am today.

It was truly a momentous day in October of 2019, after nearly 40 years, Grandmaster Lynn reunited with his very first Kenpo instructor, Grandmaster Fred Bagley.

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6 Washington Street, #3 North Reading, MA 01864
(617) 943-6444

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