Sensei and Chief Instructor - Merritt Island Karate Dojo
Sensei Kurt Tezel began training with Shorin-Ryu Karate USA in 1999 under Hanshi Robert Scaglione under whom he continues to train. Sensei Tezel was promoted to the rank of Sixth degree Black Belt in February 2017.
Sensei Tezel is a practitioner of the Sai (three pronged ancient sword-blocking weapon). Sensei Tezel is self-employed with a family owned and operated commercial real estate investment company. He is married to Tricia and they have four children. Their oldest child, Trevor, and their youngest child, Kevin, both attained the rank of black belt.
Sensei Tezel teaches class on Wednesday nights at 6pm and Friday mornings at 6:30am.
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Become a member and get unlimited access to the gym, dojo and all classes. Fees are $40 per month plus $5 per month for each additional family member. Minimum age is seven years old unless training with an adult. A one time fee of $35 for the purchase of a karate gi (uniform) and patch is required.