Carolina Isshinryu Karate Academy, LLC
Classes are offered at the Apex Martial Arts Center
737 Center St. Apex, NC 27502
Monday/Wednesday
6:45 - 8:15 PM
Sunday Mornings
9:30 - 11:00 am
Master Dean Scott (6th Dan)
919-228-8711
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Master Dean Scott (6th Dan)
Date/Location/Instructor where Isshinryu training began: 1991 in Toms River, NJ with Shihan Don Nash/ Master Byron Marriner/ Sensei Ray Raccuglia.
Date received Sho-Dan in Isshinryu karate: December 13, 1992.
Date received present rank: Roku-Dan on December 7, 2013.
Organizational support: Member of the USIK since November 2006. Instructor of the Carolina Isshinryu Karate Academy. USIK webmaster.
Profession: Engineering Project Manager.
Education: M.S. Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering from NC State University (2007)

Sensei Jason Huntley (4th Dan)
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Date/Location/Instructor where Isshinryu training began: 1995 in Monroe, North Carolina with Sensei Tim Grismer.
Date received Sho-Dan in Isshinryu karate: July 15, 1998.
Date received present rank: Yo-Dan on Feb 16, 2007.
Organizational support: Member of the USIK since November 1997. Senior Instructor of the Carolina Isshinryu Karate Academy.
Awards (Martial Arts): AOKA Outstanding Black Belt of the year - 2002. AOKA Spirit of Isshinryu - 2003.
Profession: Computer Programmer.
Education: B.S. Computer Science with concentration in Electrical Engineering from UNC-Charlotte (2000)

Sempai Kermit Purvis (2nd Dan)
Date/Location/Instructor where Isshinryu training began: June 1988 in Camp Swab Okinawa with Master Ungi Uezu, Sensei Stoney Burkes
Date received Sho-Dan in Isshinryu karate: June 1991
Date received present rank: Ni-Dan February 2002.
Organizational support: Member of the USIK, OITKA, IOTKA
Profession: Signal Maintainer, CSX Railroad

Sempai Scott Pumer (2nd Dan)
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Sempai MJ Kuchenbrod (3rd Dan)
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Date/Location/Instructor where Isshinryu training began: 1990 in Vernon, New Jersey with Sensei Larry Hill.
Date received Sho-Dan in Isshinryu karate: March 2015.
Date received present rank: Ni-Dan September 2016.
Organizational support: Member of the USIK, Assistant Instructor for Kids class at Carolina Isshinryu Karate Academy.
Profession: Technical Director AT&T
Education: B.S Computer Science from East Carolina University

Sempai Lauren Kuchenbrod (2nd Dan)
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Date/Location/Instructor where Isshinryu training began: 2012 in Apex, North Carolina with Sensei Dean Scott and Sensei Jason Huntley.
Date received Sho-Dan in Isshinryu karate: February 2017.
Date received present rank: Sho-Dan February 2017.
Organizational support: Member of the USIK, Assistant Instructor for Kids class at Carolina Isshinryu Karate Academy.
Profession: Research Technician, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Education: B.S. in Animal Science from North Carolina State University; M.S. in Animal Science & Physiology from North Carolina State University

Sempai Chuck Draper (1st Dan)
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Date received present rank: Sho-Dan February 2017. 
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