Charleston Martial Arts Dojo - (843) 767-1060
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Grand Master Tim Boykin (9th Dan)
Location/Date of Birth: Charleston, South Carolina in 1958.
Name and Location of your dojo: Carolina Isshinryu Academy Charleston LLC
Date/Location/Instructor with whom you began your Isshinryu Karate training: August 1977, Monroe, NC with Grand Master Mitch Kobylanski.
Date Received Sho Dan/Isshinryu Karate: June 1980.
Date Received present rank: Ku Dan/Isshinryu Karate: September 2017.
Additional Martial Arts Training: Yo Dan Isshin Do Tai Goshin Jutsu; San Dan Jujitsu (USJA); Black Belt (Sho Dan) in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP).
Organizational Support: USIK, Former member of American Okinawan Karate Association (AOKA) Promotion Board, and Advisory Board. Charter member of United States Judo Association (USJA).
Awards (Martial Arts): Spirit of Isshinryu (AOKA) 1996. USJA Level I Coach. Life Member of the USJA. AOKA Dojo of the Year (AOKA) 2004, Outstanding Male Instructor (AOKA) 2006. Instructor of the Year (IHOF) 2009. Inducted into the Isshinryu Hall of Fame (IHOF) 2010.
Awards (Professional/Civic): Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (Hawaii Special Olympics) 1997. Supports local food bank via the Katie's Krops organization.
Profession: Supervisor, Space and Naval Warfare System Center (SSC-Atlantic), Charleston SC.
Education: BS Business, University of Mississippi (1985), MS Industrial Technology, Purdue University (1992). Project Management Professional (PMP) 2007. Level III/Production Quality Management; Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Personal: Married, 4 children.
Sensei Justin Andre (4th Dan)
Name and Location of your dojo: Charleston Martial Arts, North Charleston SC.
Date/Location/Instructor where you began your Isshin-Ryu Karate training: 2004 with Master Tim Boykin
Date Received Sho Dan/Isshin-Ryu Karate: February 2009
Date Received present rank: Yon-Dan September 2016
Additional Martial Arts Training: Sho Dan in Wado-Ryu Karate
Awards (Martial Arts): AOKA Outstanding Youth Male (2004)
Profession: Software Engineer I
Sensei Carin Boone (3rd Dan)
Birth Date and Location: Amherst, NY in 1981
Name and Location of Dojo: Charleston Martial Arts in Charleston, SC
Date Location Instructor for initial training in the Martial Arts: October 2010 / Charleston, SC / Master Tim Boykin
Date Received Sho Dan/Isshin-Ryu Karate: June 2013
Date Received Present Rank: San Dan/Isshinryu Karate: October 2017
Awards in the Martial Arts: Finalist for Female Karate-Ka of the Year - IHOF 2013
Profession: Tour guide and Educator at Drayton Hall a National Trust for Historic Preservation Site
Education: Ph.D., ABD – Anthropology (Fields of Conflict Historical Archaeology), Temple University, 2012
M.A. – Anthropology (Fields of Conflict Historical Archaeology), Temple University, 2012 M.A. – Anthropology (Historical Archaeology), University of Pennsylvania, 05H.
B.A. – Anthropology (Archaeology), Minor in History, University of Delaware, 2003
Personal Information: Volunteer Crew Member for the Tall Ship Ambassador of the State of Delaware – The Kalmar Nyckel, Member of the Society for Historical Archaeology and the Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology, Honorary Lifetime member of the Descendants of Washington’s Army at Valley Forge
Mr. Warren Crusenberry (1st Dan)
Location/Date of Birth: Plattsburgh, New York; August 9, 1975.
Name and Location of your dojo: Charleston Isshinryu Karate, North Charleston SC.
Date/Location/Instructor with whom you began your Isshinryu Karate training: April 2011, Charleston, SC with Master Tim Boykin.
Date Received Sho Dan/Isshin-Ryu Karate: January 2014
Date Received present rank: Sho Dan/Isshinryu Karate: January 2014.
Profession: Cyber Forensics Solutions, Space Warfare Command (SPAWAR), Charleston SC.
Education: Computer Information Systems: MCP. MCTS, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE ACE
Personal: Married, 4 children.