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- Kyoshi Greg Lazarus, 7th Dan in Shorin-ryu Kenshin Kan, is a direct student of Grandmaster Fusei Kise. As well as having been appointed as the Eastern Director for the A.O.S.K.K.F. by Master Kise, he is the Chief Instructor of Dover Kenshin Kan Karate Dojo located in Dover, NH.
He opened his dojo June 1, 1980 and presently has 27 adult and 4 junior ranked black belts as part of its enrollment. Several of his black belts have established schools in Maine, Vermont, New York, Florida and Arizona. Sensei Lazarus is a firm believer that all students must train hard, attend classes regularly, exercise traditional protocol, practice and be well knowledged to be viewed as a true student of his dojo.
Started formal karate training in Shorin-ryu Matsumura Orthodox (Seito) on March 1, 1974.
Past member of SMOKA and the Shorin-ryu Kenshin Kan Karate-do Federation. Promoted to Shodan on April 29, 1979.
Promoted to Yondan and awarded the Renschi Title on November 2, 1985.
Participated in the All Japan Games (Kokutai) – Okinawa, Japan in October 1987.
Received “School of the Month” by Black Belt Magazine, January 1990.
Promoted to 6th Dan, Rokudan, on May 1, 1994.
Certified International Police Self Defense Instructor on January 1, 1995.
Awarded Shihan Title on May 4, 1996.
Trains with the Master in Okinawa, Japan on a yearly basis since 1984.
Sensei Lazarus is known in New England for his traditional Okinawan seminars in kata, tuite, ippon kumite, kobudo and personal self defense. He welcomes all students that come to him with the true essence of karate-do at heart and expects them to strive toward excellence in being a model student and teacher.
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