About

Shima Dojo Karate School was founded in 2010 by Sensei Nick Lemke and is located at:

Marco Island YMCA
Studio B
101 Sand Hill Street
Marco Island, FL  34145
http://www.marcoislandymca.org/
Phone:  239-642-4554

Sensei Nick Lemke
Founder and Chief Instructor of Shima Dojo
Sandan (3rd Degree) Seibukan Shorin Ryu
Nidan (2nd Degree) Matayoshi Kobudo

Sensei Nick Lemke has been training in the Seibukan Shorin Ryu system of karate for over 20 years as a direct student of Hanshi Dan Smith 9th Dan, President Seibukan USA.

Nick has also trained in the Okinawan traditional weapons system Matayoshi Kobudo as a direct student of Dan Smith 8th Dan Matayoshi Kobudo. Sensei Smith is a first generation student of Shinpo Matayoshi 10th Dan, son of Matayoshi Shinko Sensei and successor to the Matayoshi line of Kobudo

Nick has spent a considerable amount of time on Okinawa training at the Honbu Dojo for Seibukan with Hanshi Zenpo Shimabukuro. And also at the Matayoshi Kobudo Honbu training with Seisho Itokazu Sensei, the Kancho (Chief Instructor) at the Honbu.

He is also the founder and Chief Instructor of Shima Dojo on Marco Island and the host of this annual training seminar.