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Instructors

Instructors

Chief Instructor, Kyoshi Howard T. Smith

USA/AAU National Gold Medalist 80+ Kilo – 1989
USA/AAU National Bronze Medalist 80+ Kilo – 1988
Coach – Junior Olympics – 1988, 1992, 1993, 1994
USA Team Trial – World Championship – Taiwan – 1982
8th degree Certification Shito-Ryu Karate from
Hanshi Minobu Miki of JKO International
National AAU Referee Certification
Former Southeastern AAU District Karate Chair
Shihan (Master Instructor) Certification from
Soke Kenzo Mabuni of Osaka, Japan
2017 – Inducted into The Hokubei Karate-Do Shihankai Hall of Fame (North American Karate Black Belt Hall of Fame)