UConn Japan Karate Association
Instructors


Master Masataka Mori, 9th dan
Chief Instructor, Shotokan Karate-Do International

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Shu Takahashi , 7th dan
Assistant Chief Instructor, Shotokan Karate-Do International


SKDI = Shotokan Karate-Do International
JKA = Japan Karate Association

UConn Full Time Instructors:


Robert Jacobs
Chief Instructor, UConn JKA

 Rank: 6th dan, July 2005

 Began Training: UConn 1973

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "A" 1991

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "A"
Examiner - Class "B"
Judge - Class "A"
Mike Jacobs
Assistant Chief Instructor

 Rank: 4th dan, July 2008

 Began Training: UConn 1990

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "A" 2014

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "B"
Examiner - Class "C"
Judge - Class "B"
Ryan Jacobs
Instructor

 Rank: 3rd dan, July 2006

 Began Training: UConn 1993

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "B" 2016

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "D"
Judge - Class "D"
Melissa Jacobs
Instructor

 Rank: 3rd dan, July 2012

 Began Training: UConn 1996

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "B" 2016

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "D"
Judge - Class "D"

Alumni Guest Instructors:

Andrew "Bako" Bakoledis
Chief Instructor, JKA of Montville

 Rank: 5th dan, July 2015

 Began Training: UConn 1990

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "A" 2008

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "B"
Examiner - Class "C"
Judge - Class "B"
Abby Barrera
Instructor

 Rank: 4th dan, July 2017

 Began Training: UConn 2003

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "B" 2012

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "C"
Examiner - Class "D"
Judge - Class "C"
Maura Graham-Vecellio
Chief Instructor, JKA Wallingford

 Rank: 3rd dan, January 2006

 Began Training: UConn 1981

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "B" 2014

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "D"
Judge - Class "D"
Mark Rollins
Instructor

 Rank: 3rd dan, December 2006

 Began Training: UConn 1988

 SKDI Certification:

Instructor - Class "B" 2013

JKA International Certification:

Instructor - Class "D"
Judge - Class "D"

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