Key Personnel

Key Personnel

Key Personnel:

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.

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Sempai Jon Endow

Personnel Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association


Sempai Jon Endow is a third generation Japanese American, born and raised in California. He graduated from the University of the Pacific (UOP) with a BS in Business Administration and Marketing and International Business. He retired in 2006 after spending 30 years in the consumer goods and brand marketing fields. He began his martial arts training in Goju-ryu while a student at the UOP, and began training in Shotokan Karate in 1998 under Shihan Funakoshi. Sempai Jon’s wife and son also trained under Shihan Funakoshi, while his daughter pursued other areas of interest. Hecurrently holds the rank of Godan (5th Degree Black Belt).