Congratulations! - to Fred Serricchio sensei WTKO Chairman Emeritus for his recognition and promotion by the International Shihankai to the grade of 8th dan.

Serricchio sensei began his Shotokan karate career in 1958, becoming a major competitor in the 70's on the East Coast. He continues to teach and train in his dojo in Connecticut.

Richard Amos sensei has led the WTKO as Chief Instructor unselfishly since its inception in 2000. He has worked to promote the WTKO traveling to teach world wide through his role as chief instructor.

He has become recognized as a premier Shotokan karate instructor in the world. It is with great pride that the WTKO congratulates him on his recognition and promotion to 7th dan by the International Shihankai.