Introduction

Genwakai America (GWKA) currently consists of four dojo which teach Nippon Karatedo Genwakai in the United States and is lead by Kaicho James I Rodriguez. In the early 1990s he was appointed by Shihan Nango Tsugumasa (Japan) to create and grow Genwakai in America.


Current GWKA Dojo

Dojo Name

Shihan

City

State

Years of Operation

Ohio Budokan

Michele Dutcher (Yon Dan)

Dayton

Ohio

Established in 1983

Torenkan Dojo

Jay Robison (Yon Dan)

Saginaw

Michigan

Established in 1996

Austere Dojo

Charles Crownover (San Dan)

Cincinnati

Ohio

Established in 2005

ShinGiTai Dojo

David Knop (Ni Dan)

Gainsville

Florida

Established in 2007

Muteryu Dojo

Kaicho James I Rodriguez

Austin

Texas

Established in 2014

EiKa Dojo

Neil Dickenson (Sho Dan)

Grand Rapids

Michigan

Established in 2015


Link to GWKA home page

Link to Ohio Budokan web page