About the UKO Karate School
UKO is a full time professional Karate School that has been helping students, and their families, to improve their lives with health, success, and wisdom through the practice of Karate for more than 28 years.
We have helped students and families from Port Orchard, the greater Kitsap County area, and Spokane Valley.
As a full time school with over 200 students, UKO is able to offer flexible schedules and additional learning opportunities. Classes are held 5 days per week with six or more classes offered per day at its fully owned 3400 sq ft facility in Port Orchard.
With its depth of experience and its secure place in the community, UKO is ready to help you achieve what you are looking for from the study of martial arts.
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The Head Instructor of UKO is Sensei David Grout.
Sensei Grout obtained a fourth degree black belt from Grand Master (Soke) Teruo Hyashi of the Hayashi Ha Shitoryu Organization in 1995 through his instructor, Master (Shihan) Akio Minakami. Sensei Grout has also studied other martial arts including Kendo, Aikido, Kobudo, Tai Chi, and Modern Arnis. He has also been a previous Chairman of the Regional AAU tournament.
The Student Director of UKO is Sensei Janice Record.Sensei Record holds a Third Degree Black Belt from Hayashi-Ha Shito Ryu. She has also earned a Bachelors Degree in Human Services from the Western Washington University and has previously been the instructor for Karate and Self Defense at Olympic College. Sensei Record is a well recognized expert in women’s self defense and periodically conducts seminars on the topic.
Sensei Roland Edgar is a Lead Instructor with UKO Karate.He holds a Third Degree Black Belt and has been a State AAU Karate Champion. He is currently the instructor for Karate, Self Defense, and Tai Chi at Olympic College in Bremerton.
Sensei Robert Rakentine is the UKO Lead Instructor in Spokane, Washington. He has studied Karate for over 20 years. Sensei Rakentine was a coach for marksmanship and a national competitor since he was 16. He maintained his expert standing as a marksman through his career in the Marine Corp. Sensei Rakentine joined the Marine Corp in 2004, completed a tour of duty in Afganistan, and was honorably discharged in 2010.
With its depth of experience and its secure place in the community, UKO is ready to help you achieve what you are look for from the study of martial arts.
Are you ready? Then just fill out the form and Get Our Web Special…Here’s the Form to Get Started. Once we Receive Your Request, Janice Will Call You.