Torrance is an LA county city located in the South Bay region. Surrounded by Redondo Beach, Carson, Gardena, Lomita and Rolling Hills, Torrance is known for it’s beach city-like atmosphere and climate, as well as for an active night life, shopping attractions and safe neighborhoods. Other nearby cities include Long Beach and Los Angeles City itself. It’s also fairly close to LAX (Los Angeles Airport).
Torrance (33.834815, −118.341330) is considered to be a coastal community. It contains one of the few urban wetlands.
Torrance is also a hotbed for martial artists. Los Angeles in general attracts people from allover the world. Because of this, many martial artists from around the world find themselves attracted to LA, the South Bay in general. IMB Academy is an example of this, with Richard Bustillo setting up the popular IMB Academy here in Torrance, CA.