"From white belt to black belt you shape the tool, at black belt you start to learn how to use it." ~ Unknown
Samuel with younger brother Angel after taking Grand Champion honors at a Regional Karate Competition.
Tsutomu Ohshima is the founder and Shihan (Chief Instructor) of Shotokan Karate of America (SKA), and is also recognized as chief instructor of many other international Shotokan organizations. Mr. Ohshima’s branch of the Shotokan world has become known as Shotokan Ohshima Karate.
Samuel Diaz III placed 2nd in the individual mens competition at the tournament which took place at Cal-Tech University.