Ms. Elena Kaminskaia has been studying karate with Shihan Kai Leung for over 20 years and she is one of Shotojuku’s highest ranking women black belts who possesses a great deal of knowledge and skills. She has competed in many karate tournaments over the years and has won many awards. Ms. Kaminskaia has never stopped learning and regularly attends seminars in martial arts, exercise and fitness. She is up to date with the latest training methods and assists Shihan with classes. Ms. Kaminskaia is on the Shotojuku panel of belt examiners. Ms. Kaminskaia is the founder of the karate program at Les Enfants Montessori School in Long Island City, New York.