What do we offer our students?
We offer our students
high-quality children and adult classes. Each is separate from
the other. Our classes are structured and highly
disciplined and are conducted in a clean and safe environment
conducive to learning quickly and efficiently. All of our
classes are taught by well trained karate instructors who have
been training in Shotokan Karate for at least 15-32 years.
Our instructors set us
Another reason that
sets our dojo apart from others is the quality and dedication of
by Sensei James Tawatao, all five of our Senior Instructors have
in Shotokan Karate for at least 28 years or more.
Four of them
Sensei James Tawatao
have received their black belts and
certificates from Master Ozawa.
of our instructors is highly skilled in the art of Shotokan Karate and is totally
devoted to the development and safety of our students.
Their enthusiasm and
commitment to the dojo is demonstrated by their willingness to teach as
unpaid volunteers. While
maintaining full time careers, they dedicate themselves to teaching
and they share
their martial art skills and
they love it and recognize the
of Shotokan Karate and its priceless
It is also largely due to the
enduring friendship and strong bond that they have
formed with Sensei James Tawatao through the many
years of being together and also due to their loyalty
towards the Las Vegas Shotokan Karate dojo.
Our Senior Instructors
Chuck Russell, Rey Braganza, James Tawatao, & James
of All Instructors
Shihan Osamu Ozawa