Our Instructors

Sensei JoshSensei Joshua Tominaga began his training in 1987 and received his shodan (1st degree black belt) in 1991 at the age of 15 from 10th degree Shihan Okazaki of I.S.K.F. Sensei Tominaga has also received his Shodan and Nidan from 10th degree Hirokazu Kanazawa. Both Kanazawa and Okazaki are the only true 10th degree Shotokan black belts in the world. Sensei Tominaga started his teaching career at the age of 16. He has trained with many masters throughout his karate career; they include Hirokazu Kanazawa, Teruyuki Okazaki, Yutaka Yaguchi, all students of Master Funakoshi the original founder of Shotokan Karate. Sensei Tominaga has also competed at many tournaments, local and international. In 2011 he placed 2nd at the S.K.I.F. Nationals qualifying him for the U.S. National Team, as well as placing in the top 3 in both kata and kumite at the Ozawa Cup World Tournament.
Sempai RorySensei Rory Tominaga received his Shodan in 2014 from the Reigikai dojo in Las Vegas. He started his teaching career since he was a brown belt in 2012. He has competed in several local and state tournaments bringing home several gold medals. Sensei Rory has been a true student of karate and has spent years trying to perfect the true technique of Shotokan.
Sempai DanteSensei Dante Tominaga started his training under his father Sensei Joshua Tominaga in 2010. He received his Shodan in 2013 at the age of 16. He started his teaching career at the age of 15 when he started assisting in kids and adult classes. Sensei Dante has competed in many local and international tournaments. He has placed 1st at the Jr. Olympics in 2012 as well as 1st at the Ozawa Cup world tournament in 2013, and 3rd in Kata and Kumite at the Ozawa Cup world tournament in 2014.