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Chris Natzke


Chris Natzke is not only a champion himself, but he has been training others to find their own Inner Champion for over four decades. As an 8th Degree Black Belt/Master Instructor and former national Taekwondo champion, Chris ranks in the top 1% of all martial artists in the world.


Now as a life-leadership coach, keynote speaker and author, his passion is sharing his unique brand of Black Belt Leadership so others may discover the most empowered version of themselves leading to clarity of purpose, increased confidence and the courage to take inspired action to make their dreams come true.


Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Northwestern University (where he also was a 4-year letterman in football) and a Masters in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.  He is also a former sales executive with the Procter & Gamble Distributing Company.His work in both the athletic and corporate worlds gives him unique perspective on the topics of communication and leadership within teams.



Chris has traveled the world over, making trips throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa and New Zealand. In 2014, he completed the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile trek across northern Spain.

Chris is the author of his book, Black Belt Leadership: 7 Keys to Creating a Life of Purpose by Discovering Your Inner Champion, an avid yoga practitioner and father of two grown sons. He resides in the Denver, Colorado area.