Dwight Grover Shihan

ClassStart.jpg

Dwight Shihan is owner and Chief Instructor of Ichibankarate. He has been teaching karate for over 25 years.  He has won numerous National Championship titles and several World Cup Championship titles. Dwight Shihan currently holds a sixth degree black belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International.

He started his karate teaching career in Northern Virginia.  He taught in Reston and in Ashburn Virginia from 1995-2009.

He has taught martial arts classes at The Auburn School in Herndon, Virginia as part of their physical fitness program.

Dwight Shihan is a member of the Traditional Karate-Do Federation International Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Shihan Kai and is currently the Chief Instructor for Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Karate-do in the State of Virginia.

 Marita Grover Sensei

Stock/MaritaShidoinTeach.jpg

Marita Sensei has been teaching for over 6 years.  She holds multiple National, International and World Cup Championship titles.  Marita Sensei currently holds a third degree black belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International. She is a certified Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Coach, Member of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and a USA-NKF Certified Coach. She is Head Coach for our Competition Team.

To read more about our competition program, click here

Marita Sensei is currently certified to teach Saito-ha Shito-Ryu in the State of Virginia.

 

Liz Satriano Sensei

LizSenseiTeach.jpg

Liz Sensei is owner of Ichibankarate. She has been teaching karate for over 20 years. She has won several National and International Championship titles and currently holds a fourth degree black belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International.

In addition to her martial arts teaching career, Liz Sensei has been in the Information Technology field for over 30 years, most recently with USAN Inc.

Liz Sensei is currently certified to teach Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Karate-do in the State of Virginia.

 

 Mark Burns Shidoin

Static/MarkBurns.jpg

 Mark Shidoin has recently joined our teaching staff. He currently holds a second degree black belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International.

Mark Shidoin is currently certified to teach Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Karate-do in the State of Virginia.

 

 

 

 

 

 Kim Dyer Shidoin

Static/KimDyer2016.JPG

 Kim Shidoin has recently joined our teaching staff. She currently holds a second degree black belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International.


Kim Shidoin is currently certified to teach Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Karate-do in the State of Virginia.

 

 

 


Giovanni Argueta Granados Shihan

GioArgueta.JPG

Giovanni Shihan has been teaching karate for over 25 years.  He has been inducted into the North American Black Belt Hall of Fame. Giovanni Shihan has won numerous National and International competitions. He currently holds a fourth degree Black Belt from the Pan American Karate Federation, a fifth degree Black Belt from Central American Karate Federation (CONDEKA) and a fifth degree Black Belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International.

Giovanni Shihan also owns and operates Gio Painting and Home Improvement of Northern Virginia.

Giovanni Shihan is a member of the Traditional Karate-do Federation International Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Shihan Kai and is currently certified to teach Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Karate-do in the State of Virginia. 

In addition, Giovanni Shihan holds a second degree black belt in Matayoshi Kobudo from the El Salvadorian Karate Federation.

Anne McGuire Sensei

AnneShidoinTeach.jpg

Anne Sensei has been teaching karate for over 15 years. She currently holds a third degree black belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International.

Anne Sensei is currently certified to teach Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Karate-do in the State of Virginia.

 

 

 

Lisa Codella Sensei

LisaSenseiTeach.jpg

Lisa Sensei has been teaching karate for over 10 years. She has won several National Championship and International Championship titles. Lisa Sensei currently holds a third degree black belt from the Shito-Ryu Traditional Karate Federation International.

Lisa Sensei has taught technology at The Nysmith School in Herndon, Virginia. She is also an ACE certified personal trainer. To read more about our K-Fit program, click here.

Lisa Sensei is currently certified to teach Saito-ha Shito-Ryu Karate-do in the State of Virginia.