Hanshi Jeff Ader
Hanshi Ader began training in June 1970 under Alfred Gossett in Goshin Do Karate and Jiu Jitsu. After 20 years of study and training Sensei Ader was promoted to 5th Dan in June of 1990, shortly before converting to Kenshin Kan under Grand Master Kise.
Hanshi Ader was promoted to 6th Dan Shihan on June 9th, 1996 and was also appointed one of the two US directors at that time along with John Shipes. Sensei Ader was promoted to 7th Dan Kyoshi by Master Kise in June of 2001. Hanshi Ader was graded to 8th degree Black Belt on May 31, 2009 by Grand Masters Fusei Kise and Isao Kise. On Nov. 9, 2010 Hanshi Ader was awarded the title of “Grand Master” by Supreme Grand Master Fusei Kise and the board of directors of the OSMKKF.
Hanshi Ader has taught karate in Colorado Springs since 1979 and has also had the honor of teaching karate at the United States Air Force Academy as well as several foreign countries and U.S. military bases at home and abroad.
Hanshi Ader was promoted by Hanshi Sei Fusei Kise and Kaicho Isao Kise to Ku Dan, or 9th degree Black Belt on July, 2022.
Hanshi continues today in his role as a Director of the OSMKKF, while keeping a strenuous teaching, research, writing and seminar schedule.