Our Story

Budokan Karate USA Sensei Shawan Lashkar (Chief Instructor/Examiner)

Our Budokan Instructor was introduced to Karate by his father, who was his inspiration and biggest supporter.

He began his training in Mumbai, India in the year 1985. His family, friends and teachers were very supportive and encouraging and always encouraged him to go the extra mile to achieve .Having earned his Black Belt in Kuala Lumpour, Malaysia from the Grand Master Chew Choo Soot and many medals and titles through the years it was in year 2002 when he moved to Florida and met Grand Master Carl Stone in Largo who is 10 degree black belt and is still training at the age of 76 years , that he got his final training and started training students with Sensei Carl.

In India, he has also been involved in training the Police Department and Indian Actors. He is also a member of International Meibukan GOJYU-RYU Karate-DO Association JAPAN (IMGKA).

So far hundreds of students in schools in Mumbai, India and the United States have been trained. Grandmaster Carl stone and Sensei Shawan Lashkar train adult and kids at the dojo

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