Bill Steigner

1956/57 Golden Gloves boxer

1958/1980 Joined the United State Marine Corps, and retired in 1980.

Nov. 1959 1st lesson in a Dojo. Don Nagle Dojo Jacksonville NC. Don Bohan was a student there getting ready to transfer to Okinawa.

1961/1964 Studied Wado Ryu Karate Do Iwakuni Japan Sakura Kazuo Sensei.

1966/1968 Studied Isshinryu Karate Do Honbu Agena, Dojo, Okinawa with Shimabuku Tatsuo Sensei.

1973/1980 Studied Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate Do-Kobudo Chibana, Okinawa with Kanei Katsuyoshi Sensei.

Have pursued my study of Okinawa Karate Do-Kobudo since leaving Okinawa in 1980 with other students in the US. Co-founding the Florida, Budo Tomonokai in 2002 with Russ Smith and David Somers.

Have teaching License #012, issued by Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate-Kobudo Jinbukai Chibana, Okinawa.

1981/Present Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate-Kobudo Jinbukai Florida Branch Ocala, Florida.

2002/Present Student Ocala Isshinryu Dojo, Ocala Florida. Mike Dobbs Sensei

2002/Present Honorary Member Isshinkai

 

Bill Steigner