Our Class Instructors:
We are pleased to introduce the instructors of the HQ FSKA Dojo. Our goal is to provide skilled, friendly and trusted instructors who are role models both inside and outside the Dojo. Thank you to all of our instructors for their time and effort. We would like to acknowledge all who have helped make FSKA successful over the years.
Sensei Akio SekinoSenior Instructor Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association
Sensei Akio Sekino was born in Yokohama, Japan in 1946. While in Japan, he practiced the Art of Judo and received his Shodan (First Degree Black Belt). In 1972 he was selected to transfer to the United States, and in 1981 he began his study of Shotokan Karate under Sensei Okimura and Sensei Lafferty at theFSKA Dojo which was located on 4th Street in San Jose, CA. In 1986, Sensei Sekino began training under Shihan Funakoshi. When he received his Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt) in 1993, he became a Karate Instructor – teaching the youth class at the San Jose dojo. Sensei Sekino was awarded his Shichidan (7th Degree Black Belt) in 2012 and continues to dedicate his time to training the youth classes at the FSKA World Headquarters, now located in Milpitas, CA.