Steve “Sensei Steve” Gross is a former nationally ranked professional fighter. He is the founder and owner of Sensei Steve’s Karate Centers. He is the father of 5 children. Sensei Steve has won several martial arts championships including the 2007 KFCI World Championships. Steve is an inductee in the Illinois State Martial Arts Hall of Fame. In December of 2014 He published his book “Quest for the Spirit Blade” – an action/adventure storybook with an inspirational message.