Instructors

Steve Trombley - 7th Dan Kyoshi

Steve Trombley with Sensei Nagamine

Steve Trombley is the owner and chief instructor at Anshin School of Karate. He holds 7th dan Kyoshi (a certified International Okinawan teacher's rank) in Matsubayashi Shorin-ryu as well as a dojo license. Recognized by the World Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate-do Association (WMKA), this dojo licence is signed by both Grand Master Shoshin Nagamine and Master Takayoshi Nagamine. It signifies that Mr. Trombley is in good standing and is authorized to teach the Matsubayashi Shorin-ryu system as directed by the founder, Grand Master Nagamine and his son.



Steve Trombley

Mr. Trombley has been active in the Martial Arts continuously since 1963, when he began his training in Judo (under Sensei Frank Hatashita, who holds 3rd Dan), Shotokan karate (JKA) and Okinawan Goju. He has studied the Matsubayashi Shorin-ryu system for 30 years and trains under Master Takayoshi Nagamine. He also trains in Kobudo under Yoshiko Dometrich Sensei, and has been with this Sensei for 23 years; one of two original students training in Kyu Ryu Kobudo Hozon Shin Ko Kai in Canada. In addition to his karate training, Mr. Trombley continues his practice of Japanese sword arts of Iaido and Kendo in his spare time.

Mr. Trombley has participated in all of the WMKA seminars in the United States, Okinawa, Europe, and Canada. He was one of the hosts for Master Takayoshi's visit to Canada in 1996, where he had the privilege of training with Master Takayoshi during the 1996 Canadian Shorin-ryu seminar. Mr. Trombley was actively involved in the organization for the WMKA seminar in 1997 and continues to hold seminars at his dojo on a regular basis.

Special Guest Instructors

Yoshitaka Taira - Guest Instructor yoshitaka taira

Toshimitsu Arakaki - Guest Instructor Toshimitsu Arakaki

Yoshiko Dometrich - guest Instructor Yoshiko Dometrich

8th Dan - Kyoshi

Frank Baehr - 7th Dan frank baehr

7th Dan - Kyoshi

Steve Trombley - 7th Dan steve trombley

6th Dan

Don Croft 6th Dan don croft

5th Dan

Stephanie Chorny 5th Dan stephanie chorny

Marianne Matchuk 5th Dan marianne matchuk

4th Dan

Preston Beach 4th Dan preston beach

Rick Evans 4th Dan rick evans

Greg Engels 4th Dan greg engels

3rd Dan

2nd Dan

Hilarion Kuksin - 2nd Dan hilarion kuksin

Michelle Perrone - 2nd Dan michelle perrone

Katrina White - 2nd Dan Katrina White

1st Dan

Maja Mihajlovic - 1st Dan Maja Mihajlovic

Junior Black Belts

  • Dylan Gray


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