Chief Instructor

The Chief Instructor of USA Karate is Shihan Shannon M. Nadeau.

Shihan Nadeau has personally trained with many highly respected, well-known Martial Arts Masters through his career.  He has achieved a 6th Degree Black Belt from Grandmaster S. George Presare and the Council of Grandmasters in Kenpo, a 6th Degree Black Belt from Shihan Tom Hetu in Kenpo/ Kempo/ Jiu-Jitsu, a 5th Degree Black Belt in Sullivan’s American Kenpo, a 1st Degree Black Belt in Shaolin Kempo, as well as a 4th Degree Black Belt in Nick Cerio’s Kenpo.

Currently Sifu Bill Chun Jr. of the Go Shin Jitsu Federation has accepted Shihan Nadeau as a student, taking him back to his roots in the Kenpo/Kempo traditions.

Shihan Nadeau holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management, an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts as well as a Culinary Arts Degree.

Shihan Nadeau was also asked to design and implement a training course for pilots and airline Personnel by a major airline to help combat hijacking and terrorism.  The program was completed in February of 2008 and is now used as a training tool.