Learn Authentic Karate-do
At JKO you will learn from Master Hanshi Minobu Miki, 8th Dan (Eighth Degree Certified by Nippon Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Kai). 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 a 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
Benjamin has had the honor of training with elite Karate Sensei’s who were direct students of the founder of Karate (Mr. Nishiyama of the Shotokan method and Mr. Miki of the Shito Ryu method) and also with Gabi Noah, a direct student of the founder of Krav Maga (Imi lichtenfeld).