- Mountain States Dojo Directory -
- Colorado -
Mark Tarrant, 7th Dan, is the Chief Instructor of the Mountain States, as well as a member of the ISKF Technical Commitee. Sensei Tarrant is a former US National Champion and international competitor who won many medals over his competition career.
Contact: Mark Tarrant
Address: 6452 Fig Steet, Arvada CO 80004
Phone/Email: 303 494-2290 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce Green, 8th Dan, has been training since 1970 and is a long-time protégé of Sensei Yaguchi. Mr. Green is an A-certified instructor, examiner, and judge, and a founding member of the ISKF National Collegiate Karate Association. He was also a member of the ISKF U.S. team in 1981 and 1982.
Boulder: Arapahoe YMCA
Contact: Bruce Green
Address: 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone/Email: 303 442-3289 / email@example.com
CJ Herman, 5th Dan, is the instructor for the Shotokan Karate class at the University of Colorado.
Boulder: Univ. of Colorado
Contact: CJ Herman
Address: Student Rec Center, CU Boulder Campus
Irene Bowden, 4th Dan, Certified ISKF Instructor, Examiner and Judge. Training since 2001.
Contact: Irene Bowden
Address: SSPRD various locations
Phone/Email: 303 717-4122 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Monica Silva, 2nd Dan, is the Instructor at ISKF of Colorado Springs.A member of the ISKF Instructor Training Program, Monica is an avid competitor and medalist at the ISKF U.S. Nationals as well as several local tournaments.
Contact: Monica Silva and LoriSue Trivelli
Address: 3425 Van Teylingen Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80917
Phone/Email: 719 357-6910 / SpringsISKF@gmail.com
Sara Grimes, 7th Dan, Crestone, CO. Certified ISKF Instructor, Examiner and Judge. Founder and past chief instructor of the UMass Shotokan Karate Club at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. Retired. Moved to Colorado in 2012.
Contact: Sara Grimes
Address: PO Box 802, 25 Alpine Overlook, Crestone, CO 81131
Phone/Email: 413 219-7774 / email@example.com
Dale Wayant, 7th Dan. Certified ISKF Instructor, Examiner and Judge. A President and Instructor of ISKF Colorado.
Contact: Dale Weyant
Address: 226 South Broadway, Denver, CO 80209
Phone/Email: 720 235-3951 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Davis, 6th Dan, ISKF of Fort Collins.
Marius Lehene, 4th Dan ISKF of Fort Collins.
Both Brian and Marius are certified ISKF Instructor, Examiner and Judge. Both instructors began training as children and were national level competitors for many years. Brian is currently serving as the Mountain States Regional Director.
Ft. Collins: Club Tico
Contact: Brian Davis and Marius Lehene
Address: 1599 City Park Dr., Fort Collins, CO, 80521
Phone/Email: 970 420-8676 / email@example.com
Tatsuun Ryu, 6th Dan, an Instructor of ISKF Colorado. Certified ISKF Instructor, Examiner and Judge. A former ISKF US National Kumite Champion and ISKF US Team Member, and former ISKF US National Team Coach.
Chad Callaghan, 3rd Dan, grew up in Boulder, CO and began training under Sensei Green in 1985. Holds a BS Degree in Computer Science from the CU at Boulder and worked for many years at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). He enjoys competing in local, regional & national tournaments. Currently enrolled in the ISKF Instructor Training Program.
Contact: Chad Callaghan
Address: 700 Longs Peak Ave, Longmont, CO 80501
Phone/Email: 720 899-8836 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Heermans, 7th Dan, has been training for 45 years, is a ISKF certified Instructor, Examiner, and Judge. He has competed for decades and has won many National and International level tournaments in his long competition career.
Vail: Edwards Elementary School
Contact: Jeffrey Heermans
Address: Lake Creek Road, Edwards, CO
- Montana -
Tina Lee Malkuch, 6th Dan, ISKF of Montana. Certified ISKF Instructor (C), Examiner (D) and Judge (B). CEO of ISKF of Montana Board, and Currently serving on the Mountain States Regional Board. Received Meritorious Service Award in 2003.
Contact: Tina Lee Malkuch
Address: 1500 Airport Rd, Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone/Email: 406 755-ISKF (4753) / email@example.com
- Oklahoma -
Erica, 2nd Dan, and has trained under both ISKF and JKA in Alabama, Texas, and Oklahoma. Began karate in 2006 and has been teaching in various capacities since 2012. Manuel ‘Manny’ Matos, 2nd Dan, started martial art in 1982 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. His first style was Tae-Kwon-do, followed by Jeet-kun-do, then began practicing Shotokan for the last 20 years.