Southern Maryland Shotokan Karate Club

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Paul began his training in 1982 at the age of 14 in Okinawan Shorin-ryu Matsumura Orthodox Karate. In 1983 he began studying Shotokan Karate under Irv Smoot at the Southern Maryland Karate Club. Paul has also trained at the Shotokan Karate Club of Maryland under Najib Amin, Farid Amin, John Elliot and others. Paul has been the main instructor for the Southern Maryland Shotokan Karate Club since 1998 and is a graduate of the the ISKF's Instructor Training Institute under Teruyuki Okazaki Sensei. Paul is a godan (5th degree black belt), a certified Instructor, Examiner and Tournament Judge and is certified in Adult/AED, child and infant CPR.

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