The Captain America
Originally from Texas, Thomas Scott began his journey with Karate at 8 years old in the late 90’s. His parents Mark and Mary enrolled him in the Academy of Classic Karate, Plano TX. Every other activity growing up fell by the wayside as his Karate instructors became his friends and heroes.
Coming from humble beginnings, Tom was dedicated to the Karate way of life and his chief instructor Brody Burns saw potential. Burns taking the time and patience to develop Tom to become the world class athlete he is today.
At the age of 16 Thomas earned his Karate Black belt. Three years later his 2nd degree Karate Black belt and in 2014 his 3rd degree Karate Black belt. Tom is considered one of the most decorated WIKF (Wado International Karatedo Federation) athletes in the world. Having a list of competitive accomplishments longer than his belt, most recently achieving 1st place in the 75kg and the open male Elite Kumite at the USA Open 2015. Currently ranked 4th Karate Champion in the World by the World Karate Federation (WKF).
Since the first day of donning a Kimono Tom has pursued World and Olympic Karate dreams. A religious man, Tom has used Karate as a big communicator with God.
Nicknamed by his close friends and partner Captain America, Tom Scott is a real Karate Ambassador around the world and the Venum Karate Team is overjoyed to have him helping us to enhance the Venum Karate Range.