Tag: Shihan Michael Monaco

Shidoshi Sean Schenker Named “USA-IFK Chairman of the Board”

Shihan Michael Monaco (8th Dan) recently announced the next “USA-IFK Chairman of the Board”! Shidoshi Sean Schenker has humbly accepted this new position as of January 1st, 2020.

Earlier this week Shihan Monaco released a letter-writing ” It gives me great pleasure to announce Shidoshi Sean Schenker as “USA-IFK Chairman of the Board” beginning Jan 1st, 2020. Shidoshi Schenker comes to us with over 35 years in Martial Arts. Continue reading “Shidoshi Sean Schenker Named “USA-IFK Chairman of the Board””

IFK USA with great news!

On January, 12 2017 Shihan David Pickthall

made an official announcement naming Shihan Michael A. Monaco as the Americas Regional Lead/Coordinator/Director of the IFK for the Western Hemisphere. Shihan Monaco will head the leadership committee to unify the existing IFK organizations within these countries.

Americas Regional

Kyokushin Karate has been a way of life for Shihan Monaco. He currently holds the rank of 7th Dan (Nanadan) and has dedicated over 50 years to mastering numerous forms of martial arts. His extensive training in Kyokushin Karate includes 16 years as a direct student of the “late” Soshu Shigeru Oyama, Founder of “World Oyama Karate”. He also had Continue reading “IFK USA with great news!”