ISAMI SHIROMA
Instructor
Born in Okinawa, Japan
7th Dan Japan Karate Association
Authorized by JKA HQ as:
A-Class Instructor
A-Class Judge
A-Class Examiner
1971-76
Formed Liga De Karate-Do of Atlantico in Universidad de Atlantico; Founded Academia De Karate Colombo-Japones Isami-Dojo en Barranquilla; Formed Liga De Karate-Do of Bolivar (Cartagena); Taught at Naval Academy of Colombia in Cartagena.
1977
Came to New York and began studying under Master Mori
1977-85
9 times awarded 1st Place in Team Kata in U.S. National Tournaments organized by Master Nishiyama; Awarded 2nd and 3rd place many years in Individual Kata. (Never won the Gold. Ha, ha, ha.)
1980-2001
Taught seminars in Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Dominican Republic
1985
Judge at the Pan American Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
1994
Coach for US Team, 5th Shoto Cup World Karate Championship in Philadelphia, USA, became Founding Member of Hokubei Shihan Kai www.hokubeishihankai.org
2000
Coach for US Team, 8th Shoto Cup World Karate Championship in Tokyo, Japan
2006
Coach for US Team, 10th Funakoshi Cup, Sydney, Australia
2008
Awarded 7th Dan
2015
Awarded 2nd place in Individual Kata, 15th All-Japan Senior Tournament, Tokyo (Still striving for 1st Place some day!)
CLASS SCHEDULE
Long Island City
In Person at the LIC Art Center
244-02 23rd Street, 2nd Floor, Room 216 Long Island City, NY 11101
Sundays: 10:00am - 12:00pm
All levels welcome.
Visitor Contribution is $20
For current Covid protocols and information, please email us: jkashiromany@gmail.com
Directions
Conveniently located near trains and busses Q, N, 7 (get off at Queensboro Plaza Station) R, M, E (get off at Queens Plaza Station) MTA Bus #32, 60, 66, 100 & 102
Online Training
JKA Karate NY Shiroma offers virtual karate training on Zoom.
Tuesdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sundays 10:00am - 11:45am
Classes taught by Sensei Isami Shiroma with a focus on technical points for all levels.
We also host regular online karate seminars taught by Sensei Seizo Izumiya from JKA HQ in Tokyo. Seminar fee is $20. Recordings of previous seminars are also available.
For more information and registration, please email us: jkashiromany@gmail.com
CONTACT
Connect with JKA at:

jkashiromany@gmail.com


Tel:

1-914-527-9800



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