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TYKI History

TITUSVILLE YOSHUKAI KARATE INTERNATIONAL


The Titusville Yoshukai Karate School started in the late 60’s, early 70’s and is still going strong today. Throughout the many years we have had great instructors. The list of names are many; William Moore, Ray Zaragoza Sr., Hiroshige Taguchi, Patty Rushing, Mr. Neale Cranston, Larry Roberson, Greg Avery, Sammy Carpenter, Richard Cromwell, Lee Farrell and Ricky Copeland.

Sense Mike Foster relocated to Port St. John, Florida in early 1993, our Titusville Karate class became known as Hombu from June 1993 until June 28, 2008. Sense Foster used our school for his first of the month trainings.

Our classes split from Mike Foster’s Yoshukai International Karate Association on June 28th 2008; our system is still Yoshukai, our name has changed to Yoshukai Karate International.

Ms.Lee Farrell has 32 years teaching the children karate class at the Titusville Ballet and Jazz Center. She has 40 years in the Yoshukai system. Mr.Ricky Copeland has been teaching the adult karate class for 29 years. He has been with TBJC for the last 15 years. He has 35 years in Yoshukai. Mr.Cranston taught the Titusville class in the late 70's and was one of the first instructors for Ms.Farrell and Mr.Copeland. Mr.Cranston has 40 plus years with Yoshukai and retired in 2010.

We are located at Titusville Ballet and Jazz Center, Sears Town Mall 3550 South Washington Ave. Titusville, Florida 32780. Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We will continue to preserve the history and traditions of our style while promoting integrity and family values.

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