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MEET THE BLACKBELT TEAM

Sensei Eddie Aranzazu

New Tampa Karate Instructor

Sensei Eddie, 3rd Degree Black Belt
Owner/Lead Instructor

Sensei Eddie has over 23 years of experience in karate, starting at age six in Cranford, NJ at the Judo Karate Center. He is now a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Shito-Ryu Karate and in Chung Do Kwan Taekwondo and has also earned a Kodokan Certificate for Shodan Blackbelt in Judo. Sensei Eddie maintains a close connection to his Sensei and the dojo where he trained. To this day, the Black Belt Academy remains chartered under their Karate credentials of the Judo Karate Center and Sensei Eddie continues to teach classes there throughout the year. To learn more about Sensei Eddie’s training or the Judo Karate Center, please click Here:

Major Accomplishments:

  • Gold Medal 1996 World Shukokai Karate Championship
  • Gold Medal 1992 Colombia Open Karate Championship
  • Bronze Medal 1995 Venezuela Karate Int’l Championship

Our instructors are all certified to teach martial arts worldwide. Each of our Black Belt instructors have over 10 years experience in martial arts and has been through an intensive leadership and instructors training courses before being allowed to teach at our dojo. While it’s true that our instructors have earned state and national competitions, the most impressive trait they possess is the ability to motivate and inspire you to be your best. Every class is filled with excitement and learning. Our instructors are always encouraging – never discouraging—and always create a safe environment both physically and emotionally.

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Sensei Julio
Lead Instructor

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Sensei Zarak
Assistant Instructor

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Sensei Brett
Assistant Instructor

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Sensei Alexi
Assistant Instructor

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Jason, Jr. Black Belt
Assistant Instructor