Bob Kaiser began his training in Uechi-Ryu Karate in February, 1976, and is recognized as one of the top teachers of Uechi-Ryu Karate in the United States. Mr. Kaiser holds the highly respected Shihan, a Master Instructor ranking given to exemplary teachers (fifth degree black belt and above.) Sensei Kaiser is an 8th degree black belt, Kyoshi-Hachidan.
Kaiser began his training at the
well-known Mattson Academy of Karate in Boston, Massachusetts under
George E. Mattson. Mr. Kaiser studied directly under Robert J. Campbell
and Clarence V. Wilder, two well-respected and highly successful
tournament competitors. Mr. Kaiser continued his training with these
Boston-based teachers through 1988 when he moved to South Florida and
began training with his current teacher, Mr. Frank J. Gorman, who holds
an 8th degree black belt. Sensei Gorman's teacher is Mr. Ken Nakamatsu
of Kitanakagusuko, Okinawa.
Mr. Kaiser has conducted
self-defense and wellness seminars for many groups and associations in
the United States and Europe. He has received extensive security and
self-defense training and has conducted undercover and surveillance
investigations for major U.S. corporations. Mr. Kaiser has provided
executive protection for Fortune 500 companies as well as the royal
families of Saudi Arabia and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Sensei Kaiser is the founder of the Washington Karate Academy in Washington, DC. He currently trains and teaches regularly at the Downtown Dojo in New York City.
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Sensei Bob Kaiser