Chief Instructor and Founder of Okaigan Dojo




Summary of Qualifications


  • Godan (Fifth Degree Black Belt)  Shotokan Karate with over thirty years of training
  • BS Human Performance, San Jose State University, San Jose, California.
  • USA-NKF Sandan (Third degree black belt)
  • USA-NKF National Kata Referee A
  • USA-NKF National Kumite Referee A
  • PAN American Kumite Referee A
  • PAN American Kata Referee A
  • WKF Kata Judge A
  • WKF Kumite Referee A
  • Member of the USA-National Karate-Do Federation.
  • Member of Cupertino Chamber of Commerce


Teaching Experience

  • Over thirty years experience teaching karate, self-defense, and safety awareness classes.
  • Fremont High School, Sports Medicine Instructor 2009-Present
  • Owner of "Sports, Fitness & Karate Inc." Mary Crawford hired the majority of all of the physical education specialists, 4-5th grade, for the Cupertino Union School District Elementary Schools (2004-2008) and the Sunnyvale Elementary Schools, 4th to 5th grade (2001-2005).
  • Chief Karate Instructor - Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Department, Santa Clara, California; 1996 to present.
  • Chief Karate Instructor - Safari DeAnza Blvd. Cupertino; 2014 to present.
  • Chief Karate Instructor - Yes Express; Sunnyvale School District, Sunnyvale, California; 1995 to 2014.
  • Chief Karate Instructor - Cupertino After School Karate Program, Cupertino, California; 1992 to 2014.
  • Instructor - Children's Safety Awareness, Cupertino Parks and Recreation, Cupertino, California; 1995 to 1996.
  • Santa Clara Community Center, Santa Clara, California; 1995 to present
  • Instructor - Women's Self-Defense and Children's Safety Awareness classes
  • Chief Karate Instructor - Okaigan Dojo, Cupertino, California; 1994 to present.
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