Karate school of Virginia Beach, Va

Our Staff

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Karate and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.

Here are a few of O.B.I Karate School's instructors and other staff members, starting with Noel Smith:

Sean Schroeder ( Marketing ) Send
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 Noel Smith (Owner ) Send E-mail to Noel Smith 
Sensei Smith has owned and operated OBI Karate since 1968. In the mid 1970's he worked with the A.A.U to bring competitions to the Tidewater area. After several years, under his instruction the Dojo and his students became national and international champions. 

Sensei Smith learned traditional Kobayashi Shorin-ryu in Okinawa while stationed. He returns to Okinawa on a regular basis to continue his training.
For more information about the O.B.I Karate School staff or training programs, please contact us at 757-499-4474 or by clicking here.
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