karate - kobudo - self defense
Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Lineage
Shorin-Ryu Karate is the original karate system, tracing its lineage to Shaolin Temple in China.  It is from Shorin-Ryu that all other styles originated.

(Kusanku - China)  -  (Peichin Takahara - Okinawa - Te)
Satsunuku "Tode" Sakugawa
Father of Okinawan Karate
Combined Chinese art of Ch'uan-fa and the Okinawan art of Tode (empty hand)
Black Belts
Students of Renshi Sandy:
Tim K, 3rd Dan
Janice W, 1st Dan
Rhonda W, 1st Dan
Yanick T, 2nd Dan
Patrick T, 2nd Dan
Olaf B, 2nd Dan
Linda C, 2nd Dan
John R, 2nd Dan
Mackenzie W, 2nd Dan
Mitchell M, 1st Dan
Julian M, 1st Dan
Jarred R, 1st Dan
Hope L, 2nd Dan
Marcus N, 2nd Dan
Owen H, 2nd Dan
Payton S, 1st Dan
Michael N, 1st Dan
Thomas S, 1st Dan
Jakob M, 1st Dan
Dion C, 1st Dan
Aidan B, 1st Dan
Bridget J, 1st Dan
Mikayla L, 1st Dan
Sokon "Bushi" Matsumura
Collected and systemized the
various forms of Te, the system
eventually known as Shorin-Ryu
was named after the Buddhist
temple Shaolin in China
Yasutsune "Ankoh" Itotsu
Developed and Introduced
the Pinan Kata
to the Okinawan
public schools in 1901
Chosin Chibana
The modern father of Shorin-Ryu Karate.  Differentiated the various styles in the Shorin-Ryu system.
Shugoro Nakazato was his
top student
Hanshi Shugoro Nakazato
One of the most influential karate masters of our time.  On Chibana's death became the president of the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Karate-do Kyokai. Promoted his son Minoru Nakazato to this role 2013
Hanshi Minoru Nakazato
President of the worldwide Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Karate-do Kyokai.  Son of Shugoro Nakazato. Resides in Okinawa, the birthplace of karate
Kyoshi Pat Haley
8th Dan. A direct student of
Hanshi Shugoro Nakazato. 
Trained regularly with Hanshi
Nakazato and now his son Minoru
Nakazato in Naha, Okinawa.
Resides in Chico, California
Renshi Sandy
Student of Kyoshi Pat Haley.
Renshi Sandy is the head
instructor at Sanshin Martial Arts and Bushido Kids Karate.
Promoted to 5th Dan Renshi by Hanshi Minoru Nakazato