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Learn Authentic Traditional Karate-Do

At JKO you will learn from Master Hanshi Minobu Miki, 8th Dan (Eighth degree) Certified by Nippon Karate-Do Kai Shito-Ryu. The Japan Karate-Do Organization Hokushin Shito-Ryu International is the Official Karate School of the USA, USA National Karate-Do Federation, NGB (National Governing Body), and sole member in the U.S. Olympic Committee.  We are affiliated with WKF World Karate Federation (International Olympic Committee Member)

JKO Carlsbad dojo Instructors

Hanshi Minobu Miki

Hanshi, or Grand Master Miki, is a 8th degree black belt and highly decorated and internationally recognize Karate instructor. Hanshi is the first person outside of Japan to be awarded the 8th degree black belt and has received the prestigious honor of receiving the Hanshi-Go (Grand Mastership) by Soke Kenzo Mabuni : the heir of the founder of Shito Ryu Karate-Do: Kenwa Mabuni.

Sensei Benjamin Halcewicz

Sensei Benjamin is a Third Degree Black belt in Shotokan Style. He was first introduced to Karate by his father who teaches in the surroundings of Paris, France. Sensei has been training over 30 years, the last 20 years with JKO. He is also a certified instructor in Krav Maga, an Israeli self-defense system, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Boxing.