Hiroyoshi Okazaki, 8 Dan
Hiroyoshi Okazaki holds the rank of 8th degree black belt and is one of the most highly respected karate instructors world wide. He has been training for over thirty years, having started in the Japan Karate Association (JKA) headquarters in 1979. He holds a BFA degree from Temple University. He graduated from the ISKF (International Shotokan Karate Federation) Instructor Training Program in 1995 and is an official ISKF Certified Instructor, Examiner and Judge. Mr. Okazaki has also been appointed as a member of the esteemed ISKF Technical Committee. He participated in Regional, National and World competitions for many years achieving numerous First Place and Best Competitor awards. Mr. Okazaki is an instructor at ISKF headquarters in Philadelphia, and is an Associate Professor at Temple University. Mr. Okazaki travels globally to conduct clinics and exams. In 2015 he became Chairman of the ISKF after Shihan Teruyuki Okazaki.