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CHIEF INSTRUCTOR

 

 

 

Our Chief Instructor Sensei Rick Chernoff has trained for 49 years and holds an eighth degree (HACHIDAN) black belt.

 

 

 

 

 His credentials include:

bulletCertified "A" International Karate Instructor with WJKA
bulletCertified "A" International Karate Judge with WJKA
bulletCertified International "A" Examiner with WJKA
bullet8th DAN World JKA Karate Association
bulletNational Coaching Certification Program  Level 2 Certified Canadian Karate Coach
bulletCertified Chief Karate Instructor with Karate BC
bulletTechnical Committee Member for Karate BC
bulletNumerous Sportsaid certifications
bullet10 years as Provincial Advisor for Karate for the B.C. Winter Games
bullet43 years experience as a karate instructor
bullet2008 Karate BC (Grassroots) Coach of the Year
bullet8th DAN All Shotokan Karate Association (ASKA)
bullet8th DAN Canada JKA (CJKA)
bullet6th DAN International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF)
bullet5th DAN Japan Karate Association (JKA)
bulletAdditional experience: Jiu Jitsu, Judo, and Aikido