ecma, tai chi, martial artsSharon Triplett – Tai Chi Instructor

Sharon began training Tai Chi Chuan and QiGong in 2016 under Sifu Henry Patterson at ECMA Academy and continues private lessons with Sifu Patterson in South Walton County. She began her training In Iaido under Grand Master Cayer in 2017. She currently volunteers at the front desk and assisting Management in future business development.

She received her BSBA from University of Southern Mississippi and her Masters of Business Administration from University of West Florida. Sharon’s 34-year career took her from manufacturing, healthcare administration and eventually to the University of West Florida’s SBDC as a Certified Business Consultant where she assisted over 1,000 small business owners in business development before retiring in 2017.

Sharon found her passion for martial arts through her grandson and had always known she would love the arts since a young age. At 57, she began her training and knew she had found a lifelong passion.

Sharon is married with three adult children and five grandchildren spread from Fort Walton Beach and Jacksonville, Florida as well as Denver, Colorado.