The ear must listen in all directions.
-Eighth Code of Isshinryu
Waga Michi Dojo - Marshville, NC
Carolina Isshinryu Academy
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM Kid's classes.
Location/date of birth: Buffalo, New York on September 15, 1969.
Date/Location/Instructor where Isshinryu training began: September 1993 in Cheektowaga, New York with Shihan Bill Adams.
Date received Sho-Dan in Isshinryu karate: August 2000.
Date received present rank: Go-Dan in Isshinryu - June 2010
Organizational support: Member of the AOKA since 1998. Member of USJA since May 2003. Assistant instructor at the Carolina Isshinryu Academy.
Awards (Martial Arts): AOKA Black Belt of the Year (2004). Certified USJA Level I Coach.
Mr. Heath Stewart (2nd Dan)
Location/Date of Birth: Marshville, NC on July 17, 1988.
Date/Location/Instructors where Isshinryu training began: January 2006 in Monroe, NC with Sensei Tim Grismer, Sensei Mark Ciprich and Sensei Bob Harris.
Date received Sho-Dan rank in Isshinryu: October 11, 2009.
Date received present rank: November 2, 2011
Organizational support: Member of the AOKA since 2006.
Occupation: Union County Government Center, System Support Technician
Education: B.S. Information and Computer Technology from East Carolina University 2010