Our Spring 2018 training camp - hosted by Athens Karate School, Kaizen Martial Arts and Dragonfly Karate, will be held April 20-22, 2018, in Terrell, Texas. Grand Master Fusei Kise and Kaicho Isao Kise, along with the top instructors in our Federation, welcome you to train, learn and get to know your karate family. Camp is open to all students within the OSMKKF. See "Student Resources" to download the flier and registration form. Online registration closes on March 31, 2018. To ensure you get a t-shirt, you must register by this date.
We teach Ken Shin Kan Shorin Ryu karate and are chartered by the Okinawa Shorin Ryu Matsumura Orthodox Karate and Kobudo Federation.
View our History and Lineage page for more information.
Our name reflects our desire to be better each day than we were the day before. "Kaizen" is the Japanese word for "Improvement." This journey to be our best is one that many have undertaken and is also reflected in an old Japanese proverb: "Fall seven times and stand up eight."
Our style is useful in real-world situations. It began in Okinawa to equip the bodyguards to the Ryukyu emperor. Techniques from our style have been incorporated into the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP).
Martial arts offers these physical benefits:
Martial arts not only provide for personal safety, but contribute to growth for the whole person. We strive to be better than the day before, in every facet of life.
Lisa Sudbury, Owner / Chief Instructor
Fred Blackford, Nidan, Certified Instructor
Les Weinmunson (inactive), Shodan
Jeff Holsinger. Shodan
Hank Kiser, Shodan, Certified Instructor
James Sudbury, Shodan
Cris Burns, Shodan, Certified Instructor