Gales Ferry Karate and Okina Kashi no Ryu Instructors

Donald Palko (Shihan) (CT)
Founder Okina Kashi no Ryu (Great Oak Style)
Head Instructor - Gales Ferry Karate
8th Degree - O.K.R. (Founder)
8th Degree - A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate-jitsu

Roger Long (Sensei) (CT)
4th Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
2nd Degree – Rod’s Shim Myung Do (Tang Soo Do)

Colette Driscoll-Long (Sensei) (CT)
3rd Degree - A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
1st Degree - Rod’s Shim Myung Do (Tang Soo Do)

Mark A. Rosenthal, M.D. (Sensei) (CT)
3rd Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
2nd Degree – Taekwondo

Steve Hillerman (CT/PA)
2nd Degree - AIMA Shotokan Karate Jitsu
2nd Degree - Shotokan

Dorothy Perez (Sensei/Sabinem) (CT/VT)
2nd Degree - O.K.R.
1st Degree - WTF Taekwondo

Joseph Pratt (Sensei) (CT/PA)
2nd Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
2nd Degree – American Tactical Hapkido/Taekwondo

Scott Cooper (Sensei) (CT)
2nd Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
1st Degree – American Free Style Ju-Jitsu

Bruce Cohen, PhD (Sensei) (CT/MA)
2nd Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
1st Degree – ATA Taekwondo

Michael Grady (Sensei) (CT/RI)
2nd Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
1st Degree Tang Soo Do/Mi Guk Kwan Association

Tim Grady (Sensei) (CT)
2nd Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu

Gene Penninger (Sensei) (CT)
1st Degree - AIMA Shotokan Karate Jitsu
1st Degree - Chundukwan

Allan Klus (Sensei) (NY)
1st Degree - A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu

Michael Palko (Sensei) (CT)
1st Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu

Brad Schrader (Sensei) (CT)
1st Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu

Bridget Cournoyer (TX)
1st Degreen - A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu

James Clemens (Sensei) (CT)
1st Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu

Sean Dyer (Sensei) (CT)
1st Degree - A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
1st Degree – O.K.R. Ryu
1st Degree – Kyokushinkai
1st Degree – Tactical Hapkido/Taekwondo

Emily Fournier (Sensei) (CT)
1st Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu
1st Degree – O.K.K.J. Ryu

David Larson, PhD (Sensei) (CT)
1st Degree – A.I.M.A. Shotokan Karate Jitsu

Kostas Tsaparakos (CA)
1st Degree Black Belt

Terry Zhao (CT)
Provisional Black Belt

Nicholas Lis-Briscoe (CT)
Provisional Black Belt