SRKDI connects the present to the past, always looking forward with an innovative martial spirit making karate relevant to our own historical context.
PRACTICAL KATA BUNKAI
Shorin Ryu kata adopt natural stances and use techniques designed for practical self-defense applications. SRKDI dojos are committed to training the traditional Matsubayashi-ryu kata and exploring practical ways of applying the various techniques. Click the button to learn more about Sensei Jerry Figgiani's background and emphasis on training bunkai.
TRADITIONAL YET OPEN PHILOSOPHY
We believe that karate training should respect the traditional ways, but it should also never become a stagnant pond. To that end, we strive to reflect upon our training and to share training, practice, teaching, and management insights with each other.