Ken Carpenter has been practicing Okinawan Shorin-ryu karate-do for 28 years and trains at the hombu dojo of Seikichi Iha, Hanshi 10th Dan, in Lansing, Michigan.
Seikichi Iha has been a devoted practitioner of Okinawan Shido-kan Shorin-ryu karate-do for 73 years, beginning as a student of Shinpan Gusukuma (1890-1954) followed by Katsuya Miyahira (1918-2010) in Okinawa, Japan. He is the Director of the North American Shido-kan Karate-do Association. His often-stated goal is the continuous promotion of friendship and cooperation among all students of karate-do. Only through this can one truly practice and grow. For more information visit IhaDojo.com