About Us


Dojo Information

Shinzo Kaizen Dojo in Tacoma, WA is a Christian Based Dojo that is ran out of Lakeview Church of Christ in Tacoma, WA. 

Philippians 4:13 is the verse that we continue to adapt as martial artist.

We teach an Okinawan Martial Art known as Shorin Ryu Karatedo. Along with Shorin Ryu we have incorporated a little from other arts that have been taught to our instructors throughout the years.


Qualified Instructors

Shinzo Kaizen Dojo instructors have decades of Martial Arts and Instructing experiences. We are certified to teach and spread the arts to people of all ages. Each instructor must complete an Instructors Certification Course in order to become an official instructor.


Beikoku Tamashii Shorin Ryu Karatedo and Kobudo

Beikoku Tamashii Shorin Ryu is a branch of Kobayashi Shorin Ryu. We have a direct and verified lineage in the arts with our Kaicho being Hanshi Jerry Piddington. Hanshi Piddington is the President of AKANA (American Karate Academies National Associations).

Shorin Ryu is one of the oldest karate arts that originated in Okinawa, Japan by  Chosin Chibana. 

Shinzo Kaizen Dojo is lead by Head Instructor Kyoshi C.J. Mayo


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