Bolz has been training in the martial arts for 26 years and began her
training in Matsuyama City, Shikoku Island, Japan. She has lived and studied
in Japan for five years and returns to Japan and Okinawa often to continue
to study under her sensei.
She is a direct student of Shihan Ken-ichi Tatara of
Matsuyama, Japan (Wado Ryu Karate), of Nishiuchi Shihan (Pang Gai Noon
Ryu, Okinawan Kobudo) and Kaicho Kinjo (Pang Gai Noon Ryu, Okinawan Kobudo).
She is a godan in Pang Gai Noon Ryu karate Do and rokudan of the International
Okinawa Kobudo Association.
She has practiced long and hard under all of these sensei,
but especially with Nishiuchi Shihan and handles the main functions of
the International Okinawa Kobudo Association.
Please note that Shihan Bolz is available for seminars
world-wide. For information on seminars conducted by her, please contact
the honbu dojo.