FSKA has a wealth of experienced personnel in all aspects of administration, governance, coach education, kumite & kata, technical, refereeing, and tournament organizing. Thank you to all personnels for their time and effort. We would like to acknowledge all who have helped make FSKA successful over the years.
Sempai Joanne EndowPersonnel Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association
Sempai Joanne Endow was born in Cebu, Philippines and lived there with her family until they moved to California. Graduating summa cum laude with a BS in Accounting from San Jose State, she earned her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and has worked with several major companies in the “Silicon Valley” over the past 26 years. In 2000, she began her Shotokan training under Shihan Funakoshi. Sempai Joanne’s husband and son also train in Shotokan, while her daughter has pursued other interests. She currently holds the rank of Godan (5 th Degree Black Belt).