Certified Instructors

Real name
Profile picture for user LorinHendricks
Practicing club(s)

Lorin did several different martial arts briefly before finding American Karate Do Shotokai.  He has been practicing with AKDS since 2014 and is currently a 1st Dan black belt and one of the instructors at Brigham Young University

Real name
Profile picture for user GinaCooley
Practicing club(s)

Gina is the head of the American KDS Administrative Group.  She is a 1st Dan Black Belt--the first woman ever to be awarded this honor in the United States--and lives and practices in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.  As the head of the AKDS Administrative Group, Gina oversees basic organizational operations including equipment and uniform orders.