About Us

Why Join Karate

Karate is a tool to increase or gain the following:

Confidence

Respect

Discipline

Honor

Fitnes

What We Offer

Shinzo Kaizen Dojo offers all of the above  and more. We do not just teach the martial arts but we also build a family.

Shinzo Kaizen has a verified Lineage. Lineage is something that is important when looking for a dojo and Martial Art. We are an authentic dojo with a verified system of study. We will proudly share our lineage.

Check Us Out

Come try a free week of classes. 

Instructors

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Head Instructor

Kyoshi C.J. Mayo started the martial arts at the age of 4. He has continued his training and is currently a Hachidan (8th Degree Black Belt) in the arts of Kobayashi Shorin Ryu and RyuKyu Kobudo, under the lineage of Hanshi Jerry Piddington. 

Kyoshi Mayo is teaching a branch off of Kobayashi Shorin Ryu and RyuKyu Kobudo known as Beikoku Tamashii Shorin Ryu Karatedo and Kobudo.


Kyoshi Mayo is a member of:

-AKANA (American Karate Academies National Association)

-Alliance Martial Arts Association

-Head Coach for the Striking Stars Martial Arts Tournament Team


Some of Kyoshi Mayo's honors include:

-USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2014

-Who's Who in the Martial Arts Legends Hall of Fame Class of 2017

-Kaizen Martial Arts Tournament League Arbitrator and Executive Board Member


Outside of the Martial Arts Kyoshi Mayo is married to his  wife Katie, a father of 2 boys, and an U.S. Army Veteran.

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Assistant Instructor

  

Sensei Carrett Collins (Not Pictured) is currently a Yondan (4th Degree Black Belt) in the art of Beikoku Tamashii Shorin Ryu, under Kyoshi C.J. Mayo


Sensei Charles Toler  is currently a Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt) in the art of Beikoku Tamashii Shorin Ryu, under Kyoshi C.J. Mayo


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Assistant Instructor

Sensei Daniel Cosio is currently a Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) in the art of Beikoku Tamashii Shorin Ryu, under Kyoshi C.J. Mayo


Sensei Kaden Mayo (Not Pictured) is currently a Shoda-ho (Provisional 1st Degree Black Belt) in the art of Beikoku Tamashii Shorin Ryu, under Kyoshi C.J. Mayo