John Roseberry-Shihan

John Roseberry, chief instructor, has been training in Judo and Karate since 1955. He studied Judo under Matsumoto-Sensei, and Karate under Toguchi-Sensei in Okinawa, the birthplace of Karate. He has trained at the Kodokan in Japan, and has also studied martial arts in China and Korea. Roseberry-Shihan served as an alternate to the 1964 U.S. Olympic Team, was All-Marine Corp champion seven times, All-Service champion three times, and was the only American to capture the All-Okinawan Judo Championship. He currently serves as the Goju-Ryu style head for the United States Karate Alliance. He has been teaching martial arts since 1969.

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