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Instructors

Sensei Heidi Gauntner, Kyoshi

Sensei Heidi began training in September 1982


8th Dan, Isshinryu Karate earned 2016
6th Dan, Traditional Okinawa Weaponry

Certified Martial Arts Instructor
Membership: Isshinryu World Karate Association (IWKA), WHD Association 


Trains under Master Kichiro Shimabuku - Head Master of Isshinryu World Karate Association in Okinawa. 


All ranks and certifications are from Okinawa.


Licensed School Teacher, State of Ohio


Chief Instructor and Owner - Isshinryu Karate Academy and Kent Karate & Family Fitness 

Alan Gauntner, Yon Dan

Began training in November 1985


4th Dan, Isshinryu Karate earned February 15, 2014


Certified Martial Arts Instructor
Membership: Isshinryu World Karate Association (IWKA), WHD Association 


Co-Owner, Kent Karate & Family Fitness
 

Patty Kimble, Yon Dan

Began training in August 7, 2002


4th Dan, Isshinryu Karate earned February 4, 2016


Certified Martial Arts Instructor
Membership: Isshinryu World Karate Association (IWKA), WHD Association 

Anthony "Ojay" Floyd, Yon Dan

Began training in September 1977


4th Dan, Isshinryu Karate earned September 2015


 Certified Martial Arts Instructor 


​Membership:  Isshinryu World Karate Association (IWKA) 

Alexandra Gauntner, San Dan

Began training in 2009


2nd Dan, Isshinryu Karate earned February 4, 2016


2nd Dan, Traditional Okianwa Weaponry


Membership:  Isshinryu World Karate Association (IWKA), WHD Association 

Cora Lucht, Ni Dan

David Cameron