John Mullin sensei, Executive Chairman of the WTKO has been awarded 8th dan by the International Shotokan Karate-Do Shihankai in conjunction with the executive committee of the WTKO.

Mullin sensei began his training in 1960 and continues training to the present day.

Mullin sensei also recently traveled to Tacoma Washington and competed in the 2012 All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF) Iaido nationals and placed third in the 1st kyu to 1st dan division.


Fred Serricchio sensei, Chairman Emeritus of the WTKO 7th dan, was just grades at the AUSKF Nationals to 3rd dan in Iaido.