Black Belts

Throughout your training you’re advised to “Stay the Path.”  Black Belts do just that and more.

Sho-Dan Ho April 25, 2010
Sho-Dan August 27, 2011
Ni-Dan April 2018
San-Dan December 2022
Resides in Colorado Springs, CO.

– Mr. Johannes Kroll

Began training May 2010
Sho-Dan April 2018 
Ni-Dan April 2021
Top Competitor
Denton

– Mr. Jared Brown

Began training February 2010
IHOF participant
Sho-Dan April 2018
Earned Ni-Dan in April 2021
Resides in Rochester, NY
Denton

– Mr. Andrew Freeman

Sho-Dan April  2019
Ni-Dan
Grapevine

– Mr. Oleksandr Kovalov

Began training in Pune, India under Sensei Salil Nadkarni
Began training with TIKK in February 2015
Sho-Dan July 21, 2019
Ni-Dan September 10, 2022
Resides in Ontario, Canada
Plano

– Mr. Rajeev Jha

Ni-Dan
East Plano

– Mr. Ben Finley

Began training in 2015
Has studied martial arts since 1999
Top Competitor
Sho-Dan June 28, 2020
Ni-Dan August 26, 2023
Grapevine

– Ms. Ashley Egert

Sho-Dan Ho
Sho Dan June 28, 2020
Top Competitor
Denton

– Mr. Kason Chesky

Began training in November 2013
Senior Karate-ka 2016
Gasshuku Female Karate-ka 2017/2018
Sho-Dan June 28, 2020
Denton

– Mrs. Elizabeth Gustwick

Sho-Dan Ho 
Sho-Dan December 2020
Grapevine

– Mr. Sam White

Sho-Dan 
Plano

– Mr.  Charan Sriram

Sho-Dan 
Grapevine

– Ms. Kaitlyn Solares

Sho-Dan 
Quinlan

– Mr. Luke Miller

Sho-Dan 
Flower Mound

– Ms. Helena Widerkehr

Sho-Dan 
Las Colinas

– Ms. Mary Ann Shah

Sho-Dan 
Plano

– Mr. Amar Rathi

Began training September 2015

Gasshuku Male Karate-ka 2021

Sho-dan December 11, 2021
Denton

 

– Mr. Jeff Feuer

Sho-Dan 
Grapevine

– Mr. Ilya Kovalov

Sho-Dan 
Plano

– Mr. Sriram Raghavan

Sho-Dan 
Grapevine

– Ms. Krista Kisselburg

Sho-Dan 
Grapevine

– Ms. Ellen Kisselburg

Sho-Dan 
Plano

– Mr. John Linskey

Sho-Dan 
Grapevine

– Mr. Amith Vallabhaneni

Sho-Dan – April 2023
East Plano

– Mr. David Campbell

Sho-Dan – April 14, 2013
Frisco

– Mr. Robert Casale

Sho-Dan – April 2023
East Plano

– Ms. Minuki Medis

Sho-Dan – April 2023
Plano

– Mr. Eric Gonzalez

Sho-Dan – April 2023
Plano

– Mr. Ethan Gonzalez

Sho-Dan – April 2023
Denton

– Mr. Joshua Goodwyn, Jr.

Sho-Dan – August 2023
Frisco

– Mr. Diego Garcia

Sho-Dan – August 2023
Flower Mound

– Mr. Angelo Nasche

 

“Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.”