Shihan Michael J. Corner, Renshi

Founder and Chief Instructor (Godan)

Corner Sensei is a Hamiltonian and has been involved in Karate since childhood.

He served three years full time in the Canadian Armed Forces when he was younger.

Travelling to Japan to study Karate twice, he has earned his 5th Degree Black Belt

and has been awarded the Formal Title of Renshi as well as being given a Shido

or permission to instruct Karate by the Head of the Parent Organization there.

In 1985 he was given a Life Saving Award by a city in Northern Ontario

for taking part in the rescue of a women trapped in a burning building.

Spending thirty years in the Truck Transportation Industry he owned two separate

companies and has almost three million kilometers driving without incident.

Retired now, he teaches Karate, while still coaching and judging at tournaments;

as well as presenting information on high end Nutritional Products for athletic teams.

He also makes and embroiders all of his student's belts, each one taking an hour!