Kato Dojo

Kato Dojo

13 years in business

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1990-1995 : Japan Self Defense Force.

1995-2000 : World Oyama Karate Chief Instructor/International Champion.

2002-2007 : US Navy Master at Arms (MP) taught Defensive Tactics for Command.

Taught College PE class

Taught mentally challenged children, Blind person. 

Taught Elementary School after class activity.

Former South Carolina  Police Defensive Tactics Instructor/PPCT instructor/knife defense instructor.

Former Rape Agressive Defense for women Instructor. 

Currently teaching at Center hill Martial Arts center every weekend.

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Nashville, TN 37207
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Message me first.

I consult client to identify their needs and request.

I’ll work with client to set the schedule.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

General Education: BA Business Management.

I came to America for training, competition, and teaching Karate. I studied under Saiko Shihan Oyama (World Oyama Karate founder) as Ichi-deshi (apprentice-Training program that 24/7 no day off or vacation, and training morning to night every day for 6years).

I was Police Officer in SC and certified Defensive Tactics Instructor.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

private lesson-$40 (1hr30m)

Group lessen 3-5 students-$15/student (1hr30m)

Group lesson 6-10 students-$10/student

Group lessen 11 or more student-$8/student

How did you get started teaching?

I started in my own business in SC.

I was participating After school activity.

Many student’s parents asked me to teach their children outside of school and they wanted to take lessons as well. That’s why I started.

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