Our Class Instructors:

We are pleased to introduce the instructors of the HQ FSKA Dojo. Our goal is to provide skilled, friendly and trusted instructors who are role models both inside and outside the Dojo. Thank you to all of our instructors for their time and effort. We would like to acknowledge all who have helped make FSKA successful over the years.

Photo of Sempai Rolando Tolibas Jr.

Sempai Rolando Tolibas Jr.

Assistant Instructor Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association


Sempai Rolando Tolibas was born in 1970 in the Philippines. He graduated as a Computer Engineer in 1992 and has since worked in the tech industry with companies like NEC, Pacific Bell, Cisco, and Juniper Networks. He began his karate training with JKA during his second year of high school and continuing through college. When he moved to California, he joined the FSKA World Headquarters in Milpitas, CA., and continued his training under Shihan Funakoshi and Sensei Kyle Funakoshi. Upon attaining the rank of Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt), Sempai Rolando began assisting with the advanced youth classes at the Main Dojo.