Black Belts

Shotojuku Yudansha

A Black Belt is a White Belt that never gave up!







February 2017 Graduates


Sarah Caisser
Sandan

Charlton Brown
Nidan

Kai Felix
Shodan

Amberlynn Rijos
Shodan

Rowan Boggs
Shodan






June 2016 Graduates


Jessie Sarmiento
Shodan

Joanne Sarmiento
Shodan

Denise Galan
Shodan

Mariana Branez
Shodan

Paulina Peralta
Shodan

Anthony Galan
Shodan

Natasha Peralta
Shodan

Jamie Samiento
Shodan

Lorenzo Rodriguez
Shodan

Johanna Alvarez
Shodan

Rachel Mouris
Shodan

Nestor Peralta
Shodan

Kamila Guatarila
Shodan

Jason Gomez
Shodan






January 2016 Graduates


Paulino Rivera
Godan

Elena Kaminskaia
Yondan

Edwin Concepcion
Yondan

Soledad Paz
Yondan

Jacqueline Soto
Yondan

Pitayaporn Rodriguez
Yondan

Hakim Zougarhi
Sandan

Christopher Paz
Sandan

Kevin Paz
Sandan

Latamene Temam
Nidan

Luis Herrara
Nidan

Monica Leavitt
Shodan

Hsuan-Yu Pan
Shodan

Dave Eggar
Shodan

Geraldine Rojas
Shodan

Kaiet Coraizaca
Shodan

Jhanet Astudillo
Shodan

Angelina Oliveria
Shodan

Jorge Ramirez
Shodan






June 2015 Graduates


Aidan Nakajima-Wu
Shodan

Eva Alexander
Shodan

Kenny Avila
Shodan

Joseph Masri
Shodan

Alan Robalo
Shodan






January 2015 Graduates


Jaime Paz
Godan

Lucy Lora
Godan

Elliott Rosenblatt
Godan

Jimmy Moutafis
Godan

Dominick D'Alleva
Godan

Bernard Clemens
Yondan

Janet Moleno
Yondan

Ryan Enriquez
Nidan

Jesse Hernandez
Nidan

Ryan Schuell
Shodan

Adriaan Schaafsma
Shodan

Leonardo Schaafsma
Shodan

Pano Tsouros
Shodan

Evangelos Akde
Shodan

Roy Romano
Shodan

Hemza Lazrek
Shodan

Brandon Nakajima-Wu
Shodan


June 2014 Graduates


Simon Lok
Shodan

Lai Cheung
Shodan

Nelly Verdugo
Shodan

Kathryn Jano
Shodan

Aikel Arpi
Shodan

Yangcheng Sherpalama
Shodan

Tiffany Arpi
Shodan

Rinchen Sherpalama
Shodan


January 2014 Graduates


Sarah Caisser
Nidan

Marika Watanabe
Nidan

Ryu Watanabe
Nidan

Nicholas Kaminski
Shodan

Fernando Oliveira
Shodan

Aidan Lok
Shodan


Aidan Lok's Shodan Examination


August 2013 Graduates


Emily Soto
Shodan

Katherine Figueroa
Shodan




Rahul Mitra Bhowmick
Nidan


February 2013 Graduates


Josephine Nunez
Shodan

Calixto Payan
Shodan

Mohammed Mursheed
Shodan

Andy Hernandez
Shodan

Stefano Figueroa
Shodan


July 2012 Graduates


Winnie Chui
Sandan

John Astudillo
Sandan

Jorge Vasquez
Sandan

Brandon Giglietto
Nidan

Ricardo Nocetti
Shodan

Shantal Inamaqua
Shodan

Kandra Cruz
Shodan

Joel Montesinos
Shodan


January 2012 Graduates


Oswaldo Valencia
Shodan

Sarah Caisser
Shodan

Faizan Ahmed
Shodan

Yashna Ahmed
Shodan

Louis Nunez
Shodan

Adam Abid
Shodan


July 2011 Graduates


Destiny Vergara
Shodan

Estefano Chavez
Shodan

Mariana Flores
Shodan

Joseph Alvarado
Shodan

Jimmy Sanchez
Shodan

Ashely Alvarado
Shodan

Juan Chavez
Shodan

Joshua Rocha
Shodan

Joshua Alvarado
Shodan

Philip Onofre
Shodan

Luis Herrera
Shodan

Luis Rocha
Shodan


January 2011 Graduates


Jaqueline Soto
Sandan

Denise Moya
Shodan

Ryu Watanabe
Shodan

Matthew Soto
Shodan


July 2010 Graduates


Dominick D'Alleva
Yondan

Paul Rivera
Yondan

Edwin Concepcion
Sandan

Dante Vessio
Nidan

Peter Dobrowolski
Shodan


January 2010 Graduates



James Luk
Yondan



Steven Holguin
Nidan

John Astudillo
Nidan

Kamy Temam
Shodan

Diana Londono
Shodan

Adam Ahmed
Shodan

Abraham Golder
Shodan


June 2009 Graduates


Xavier Lombana
Sandan

Jorge Vasquez
Nidan

Rebeca Rodriguez
Nidan

Carlos Lora
Shodan

Jonathan Saltos
Shodan


January 2009 Graduates


Hakim Zougarhi
Nidan

Kayla Boggs
Nidan

Jessica Leon
Shodan

Marika Watanabe
Shodan

Ronny Leon
Shodan

Gustavo Villanueva
Shodan

Jerry Leon
Shodan

Fabjan Bana
Shodan


July 2008 Graduates


Elena Kaminskaia
Sandan

Sebastian Acosta
Nidan

Winnie Chui
Nidan

Misia Vessio
Nidan

Ashley Rivera
Shodan

Dante Vessio
Shodan


February 2008 Graduates


Soledad Paz
Sandan

Keith Savitzky
Nidan

Raif Ekici
Nidan

Klever Castro
Nidan

Fatima Montesinos 
Shodan

P. Spyropolous 
Shodan

A. Prenkiewicz
Shodan

Sebastian Zielinski
Shodan

John Astudillo
Shodan


July 2007 Graduates


Dominick D'Alleva
Sandan

Xaxier Lombana
Nidan

Edward Nieto
Nidan

Derek Santos
Nidan

Enrique Soto
Nidan

G. Poscidonio
Nidan

Eric Soto
Nidan

Steven Holguin 
Shodan

Erik Vasquez 
Shodan

Micheal Vasquez 
Shodan

Joshua Halpern
Taigu Shodan

Joseph Proano
Taigu Shodan

Brian Alvarez
Taigu Shodan

Patricia Urtubia
Taigu Shodan

Jaquelin Mejia 
Taigu Shodan


February 2007 Graduates


Edwin Concepcion
Nidan

Celso Conde
Shodan

Jorge Vasquez
Shodan

Michael Duarte
Shodan

Rebeca Rodriguez
Shodan

Kayla Boggs
Shodan


July 2006 Graduates


Jaqueline Soto
Nidan

Winnie Chui
Shodan

Andrew Falcetti
Shodan

Hakim Zougarhi
Shodan

Nikolai Bhola
Shodan

Ronald Mejia
Shodan

Misia Vessio
Shodan

Carina Yuen
Shodan


Shotojuku Blackbelts

  1. Fritz Fidele 1978
  2. John Gallagher 1980
  3. *Patrick Early 1983
  4. Makie Sanchez 1984
  5. Robert Vogt 1986
  6. Jaime Paz 1986
  7. * Susan Lumaj 1986
  8. Andy Strnad 1987
  9. Neil Busuttil 1987
  10. Elliott Rosenblatt 1987
  11. Lucy Lora 1987
  12. Jimmy Moutafis 1987
  13. Cecilia Tornes 1987
  14. * Edna Lima 1988
  15. Victor Formosa 1988
  16. Philip Tsolakis 1988
  17. David Richardson 1988
  18. Steve Tank Ganiaris 1988
  19. Dani Ivanov 1988
  20. Chris Santafianos 1988
  21. Takanori Ishizuka 1988
  22. Gloria Vazquez 1988
  23. Wendy Pincus 1988
  24. Alfredo Jorge 1989
  25. Patrick Walsh 1989
  26. Kathleen Deighan 1989
  27. Martin Carrigy 1989
  28. Kenny Hadzovic 1989
  29. Joe Gimigliano 1989
  30. Rodrigo Idarraga 1989
  31. * Floreisvado Santos 1990
  32. * Jamal Essafi 1990
  33. Steve Kosmidis 1990
  34. Julio Izquierdo 1990
  35. Jose Coral 1990
  36. Steve Chan 1990
  37. Perry Kessisiades 1990
  38. Billy Kessisiades 1990
  39. Eddie Ramic 1990
  40. * Paula Dunn 1990
  41. Alfio Rapa 1990
  42. * Antonio Pinto 1991
  43. Jessebell Caballero 1991
  44. Reza Mir Sadegh 1991
  45. *Mohammed Abelrahman 1991
  46. Gene Dunn 1991
  47. * Akim Belabed 1991
  48. George Kanellopoulos 1992
  49. Alejandro Rebolledo 1992
  50. Dominick D'Alleva 1993
  51. Kazunori Ishizuka 1993
  52. Gus Antonatos 1993
  53. Virginia Squitieri 1993
  54. Cano Djokic 1993
  55. Evelyn Chavez 1993
  56. Ralph Montalvo 1993
  57. Emmanuel Siegel 1994
  58. Ismet Bracic 1994
  59. Millad Hassani 1994
  60. James Luk 1994
  61. Arvind Budhram 1994
  62. John Degnan 1994
  63. Cesar Moreira 1994
  64. Carlos Gregory 1994
  65. Grace Gregory 1994
  66. Yanis Hamai 1994
  67. Michael Gialouris 1994
  68. Bondan Priatno 1994
  69. Mate Rumora 1994
  70. Yoshifumi Nakamori 1994
  71. * Tito Ortiz 1994
  72. Angel Estevez 1994
  73. Jasmina Bracic 1995
  74. Thomas Popke 1995
  75. * Eduardo Dias 1995
  76. * Jhon Viana 1995
  77. * Gary Zee Jr 1995
  78. * Mostafa Elrakabawy 1995
  79. * Hossam Ibrahim 1995
  80. * Yasser Saad 1995
  81. Ken Tyler 1995
  82. Jose Dasilva 1995
  83. Angelo Chantly 1995
  84. Roberto Betancourth 1995
  85. Magdy Elmihawy 1995
  86. Brandon Stueber 1995
  87. Bernard Clemons 1995
  88. Josip Golja 1995
  89. Byran Welch 1995
  90. Lisa Marie Golja 1995
  91. Ryan Enriquez 1995
  92. Janet Molerio 1996
  93. Rahul Bhowmick 1996
  94. Jeffry Sagalla 1996
  95. Shogo Kadoya 1996
  96. Karen Mann 1996
  97. Marta Lengyel 1996
  98. Oktay Demirpence 1996
  99. Fran Newman 1996
  100. Silvia Pisconti 1996
  101. Miki Fisher 1996
  102. Niki Demakis 1996
  103. Emma Rojas 1996
  104. Khaled Mowad 1996
  105. Henry Holguin 1996
  106. * Carlos Bravo Gogny 1996
  107. Sharif Mowad 1996
  108. Lynn O'Garrow 1996
  109. * Adel Elbehiry 1996
  110. * Saeed Saatchi 1996
  111. * Ioan Rimbet 1997
  112. * Safet Nikocevic 1997
  113. Doug Pelinkovic 1997
  114. Nick Castellano 1997
  115. Teddy Theodorou 1997
  116. Lucy Leung 1997
  117. Adela Santana 1997
  118. Nathalia Teofilo 1997
  119. Stephanie Santana 1997
  120. Alivet Martinez 1997
  121. Jerry Diaz 1997
  122. Sabrina Cardoso 1997
  123. Freddy Torres 1997
  124. Rosita Izquierdo 1997
  125. Anthony Betancourt 1997
  126. John Holguin 1997
  127. Pablo Juan Oleas 1997
  128. Nina Vitale 1997
  129. Alvaro Oleas 1997
  130. Bonnie Weinkove 1998
  131. Lara Diaz 1998
  132. Cesar Ayora 1998
  133. Luis Fabian 1998
  134. Darcy Proper 1998
  135. William Smith 1998
  136. Michael DoSantos 1998
  137. Gianvito Grieco 1998
  138. Ernesto Manasalvas 1998
  139. Jenna Stueber 1998
  140. Giselle Pescador 1998
  141. Johanna Garces 1998
  142. Elvis Dreic 1998
  143. Zijadin Djokic 1998
  144. Martin Garces 1998
  145. Neal Stueber 1998
  146. Edin Djokic 1998
  147. Milly Rojas 1998
  148. * Eduardo Dudu Silva 1999
  149. David Taboada 1999
  150. Juan Taboada 1999
  151. Bernie Gallagher 1999
  152. Fumiko Kondo 1999
  153. Elena Kaminskaia 1999
  154. * Ahmed Kennedy Farg 1999
  155. Alejandro Jose Fernandez 2000
  156. Carol Wang 2000
  157. Aaron Perez 2000
  158. Sabena Barry 2000
  159. Elizabeth Mazarake 2000
  160. Darwin Duque 2000
  161. Elizabeth Jaskulski 2000
  162. Minerva Gonzalez 2000
  163. Mira Chaikin 2000
  164. Kleber Aleman 2000
  165. Abel Gonzalez 2000
  166. * Bucur Catalin 2000
  167. * Adrian Popescu 2000
  168. * Mohssen Hassan 2001
  169. Oscar Arpi 2001
  170. Gary Agnesini 2001
  171. Keith Savitsky 2001
  172. Andrew Kennaway 2001
  173. Vincent Rebolledo 2001
  174. Mariah Nieves 2001
  175. Edis Kandic 2001
  176. Jordan Idrovo 2001
  177. Jose Marrero 2001
  178. Viktor Crnkovic 2001
  179. * Christian Radoi 2001
  180. Norman Ng 2001
  181. Nefeth Salazar 2001
  182. Mario Morales 2001
  183. Christopher Paz 2001
  184. Jorge Ayala 2001
  185. Kevin Paz 2001
  186. Jennifer Ayala 2001
  187. Dayanara Quizhpilema 2001
  188. Ana Chavez 2001
  189. Lalana Chansatit 2001
  190. Judafith Salazar 2001
  191. Jeffrey Galeano 2001
  192. Bryan Parra 2001
  193. * Latif Latifi 2001
  194. * Tomas Nadas 2001
  195. * Irene Baras 2002
  196. Austap Klymko 2002
  197. Davi Santos 2002
  198. Octavio Poscidonio 2002
  199. Raymond Malaver 2002
  200. Olga Hardie 2002
  201. Kassandra Cruz 2002
  202. Marilyn Sofiste 2002
  203. Karla Cruz 2002
  204. Mary Ellen Sofiste 2002
  205. Victoria Acevedo 2002
  206. * Daniel Tahany 2002
  207. Victor Perez 2003
  208. Roberto Ospina 2003
  209. Eyal Beloosesky 2003
  210. Johanna Cruz 2003
  211. O'hanna Cruz 2003
  212. * Lazor Jackson 2003
  213. ** Antonette Orlando 2003
  214. ** Dragisa Miletic 2003
  215. ** Michael Gonzalez 2003
  216. ** Mira Lew 2003
  217. ** Maria Zulic 2003
  218. ** Andrew Fu 2003
  219. ** Ed McCloskey 2003
  220. * Edward Garcia 2003
  221. ** Julian Cabezas 2003
  222. ** Leila Ceder 2003
  223. ** Melanie Ceder 2003
  224. ** Yianni Karapiperis 2003
  225. ** Masai Combs 2003
  226. * Jose Taboada 2003
  227. Michael Deliso 2004
  228. Samantha Tong 2004
  229. Mamdouh Ibrahim 2004
  230. Petar Sprajc 2004
  231. Derek Santos 2004
  232. Vlad Serbanescu 2004
  233. Kinga Michalska 2004
  234. Michael Juszczak 2004
  235. Fernando Moreno 2004
  236. Dewan Arefin 2004
  237. Andrew Juszczak 2004
  238. Alex Perez 2004
  239. ** Steve Gettinger 2004
  240. ** John Lapsatis 2004
  241. * Anghel Stefania 2004
  242. * Sambar Gole 2004
  243. ** Toshiyuki Ogikubo 2004
  244. * Mustapha Laribi 2004
  245. * Harry Valentin 2004
  246. * Abderrahin Lajfar 2004
  247. Richard Niccolich 2004
  248. Ricardo Lewis 2004
  249. Heinz Liu 2004
  250. Tiffany Dotterman 2004
  251. Jaqueline Soto 2004
  252. Sebastian Acosta 2004
  253. Gabriel Ortiz 2004
  254. Kevin Iboy 2004
  255. Eddie Parry 2004
  256. Michael Delgado 2004
  257. Klever Castro Jr 2004
  258. Ana Popescu 2004
  259. Kimberly Iboy 2004
  260. Kevin Campoverde 2004
  261. Mark Delgado 2004
  262. Enrique Soto 2004
  263. * Mike Soto 2004
  264. * Warren Fondu 2004
  265. * Dave Maharaj 2004
  266. * Paulino Rivera 2004
  267. * Gerson Reines 2004
  268. * Jesse Rubin 2004
  269. Oussama Zougarhi 2005
  270. Justin Sellers 2005
  271. Gustavo Poscidonio 2005
  272. Eric Soto 2005
  273. Edward Nieto 2005
  274. Jose Estrella 2005
  275. Alden Dzaferovic 2005
  276. Sabrina Dzaferovic 2005
  277. * Sean Shirato Almon 2005
  278. * Connor Almon 2005
  279. * Roman Primitivo 2005
  280. * Soledad Paz 2005
  281. Vishal Prajapati 2006
  282. Brandon Bhola 2006
  283. Kimberly Knupp 2006
  284. Tony Skuflic 2006
  285. Natasha Knupp 2006
  286. * Tatsuo Inaike 2006
  287. * Bolivar Baque 2006
  288. * Isaac Kohen 2006
  289. * Emma Almon 2006
  290. * Edwin Concepcion 2006
  291. ** Nathalie Certuche 2006
  292. * On Tak To 2006
  293. Hakim Zougarhi 2006
  294. Winnie Chui 2006
  295. Andrew Falcetti 2006
  296. Nickoli Bhola 2006
  297. Ronald Mejia 2006
  298. Misia Vessio 2006
  299. Carina Yuen 2006
  300. ** Vicky Yu 2006
  301. Celso Conde 2007
  302. Jorge Vasquez 2007
  303. Michael Duarte 2007
  304. Rebeca Rodriguez 2007
  305. Kayla Boggs 2007
  306. ** Toshnori Ogikubo 2007
  307. * Raif Ekici 2007
  308. * Elvis Mujakic 2007
  309. * Xavier Lombana 2007
  310. Steven Holguin 2007
  311. Erik Vasquez 2007
  312. Michael Vasquez 2007
  313. Joshua Halpern 2007
  314. Joseph Proano 2007
  315. Bryan Alvarez 2007
  316. Patricia Urtubia 2007
  317. Jaquelin Mejia 2007
  318. ** Alishba Aslam 2007
  319. * Nicholas Ferrario 2007
  320. Christian Claussen 2007
  321. * Jonathan Jaramillo 2007
  322. * Ely Cuberos 2007
  323. * Shanta Babu Thokar 2008
  324. * Nima Sherpa 2008
  325. Fatima Montesinos 2008
  326. Paul Spyropoulos 2008
  327. Aleksandra Prenkiewicz 2008
  328. Sebastian Zielinski 2008
  329. John Astudillo 2008
  330. * Rick Stukes 2008
  331. * Ricardo Stukes 2008
  332. Ashley Rivera 2008
  333. Dante Vessio 2008
  334. Jessica Leon 2009
  335. Marika Watanabe 2009
  336. Ronny Leon 2009
  337. Gustavo Villanueva 2009
  338. Jerry Leon 2009
  339. Fabjan Bana 2009
  340. Carlos Lora 2009
  341. Jonathan Saltos 2009
  342. ** Carlos Orozco 2009
  343. * Raul Latoni 2009
  344. * Juliana Latoni 2009
  345. * Shadia Ahamed 2009
  346. ** Michael Lafasakis 2010
  347. Kamy Temam 2010
  348. Diana Londono 2010
  349. Adam Ahmed 2010
  350. Abraham Golder 2010
  351. Peter Dobrowolski 2010
  352. Brandon Giglietto 2010
  353. Denise Moya 2011
  354. Ryu Watanabe 2011
  355. Matthew Soto 2011
  356. Destiny Vergara 2011
  357. Estefano Chavez 2011
  358. Mariana Flores 2011
  359. Joseph Alvarado 2011
  360. Jimmy Sanchez 2011
  361. Ashely Alvarado 2011
  362. Juan Chavez 2011
  363. Joshua Rocha 2011
  364. Joshua Alvarado 2011
  365. Philip Onofre 2011
  366. Luis Herrera 2011
  367. Luis Rocha 2011
  368. Oswaldo Valencia 2012
  369. Sarah Caisser 2012
  370. Faizan Ahmed 2012
  371. Yashna Ahmed 2012
  372. Louis Nunez 2012
  373. Adam Abid 2012
  374. Ricardo Nocetti 2012
  375. Shantal Inamaqua 2012
  376. Kandra Cruz 2012
  377. Joel Montesinos 2012
  378. Josephine Nunez 2013
  379. Calixto Payan 2013
  380. Mohammed Mursheed 2013
  381. Andy Hernandez 2013
  382. Stefano Figueroa 2013
  383. Emily Soto 2013
  384. Katherine Figueroa 2013
  385. Nicholas Kaminski 2014
  386. Fernando Oliveira 2014
  387. Aidan Lok 2014
  388. Simon Lok 2014
  389. Lai Cheung 2014
  390. Nelly Verdugo 2014
  391. Kathryn Jano 2014
  392. Aikel Arpi 2014
  393. Yangchen Sherpalama 2014
  394. Tiffany Arpi 2014
  395. Rinchen Sherpalama 2014
  396. Jesse Hernandez 2015
  397. Adriaan Schaafsma 2015
  398. Leonardo Schaafsma 2015
  399. Ryan Shuell 2015
  400. Pano Tsouros 2015
  401. Evangelos Akde 2015
  402. Roy Romano 2015
  403. Hemza Lazrek 2015
  404. Brandon Nakajima-Wu 2015
  405. Aidan Nakajima-Wu 2015
  406. Eva Alexander 2015
  407. Kenny Avila 2015
  408. Joseph Masri 2015
  409. Alan Robalo 2015
  410. Monica Levitt 2016
  411. Hsuan-Yu Pan 2016
  412. Dave Eggar 2016
  413. Geraldine Rojas 2016
  414. Kaiet Coraizaca 2016
  415. Jhanet Astudillo 2016
  416. Angelina Oliveria 2016
  417. Jorge Ramirez 2016
  418. Jessie Sarmiento 2016
  419. Joanne Sarmiento 2016
  420. Denise Galan 2016
  421. Mariana Branez 2016
  422. Paulina Peralta 2016
  423. Anthony Galan 2016
  424. Natasha Peralta 2016
  425. Jamie Samiento 2016
  426. Lorenzo Rodriguez 2016
  427. Johanna Alvarez 2016
  428. Rachel Mouris 2016
  429. Nestor Peralta 2016
  430. Kamila Guatarilla 2016
  431. Jason Gomez 2016
  432. * * Charlton Brown 2017
  433. Kai Felix 2017
  434. Amberlynn Rijos 2017
  435. Rowan Boggs 2017

* Joined the Dojo as a Black belt
** Joined the Dojo as a Original Black belt of Master Miyazaki

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