Grand Master Christopher Chase
Master Christopher Chase, MaD/PhD, 9th degree black belt,Grand Master (Hanshi-sei) and President of the Okinawa Isshinryu Karate and Kobu-do Association was inducted to the International Karate and Kickboxing Hall of Fame in 1996. Other Hall of Famers include Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris.
Hanshi Chase studied as a protege of Grand Master Angi Uezu and taught in Japan for over 10 years, before returning to America where he has taught thousands of students over the past five decades. He has also provided personal security, either directly or by training bodyguards, for many high profile stars such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Reba McIntire and Billy Joel.
His titles include the International Black Belt Weapons Championship, the International Open Karate Kata Championship and the International Open Karate Fighting Championship.
Master Chase travels extensively throughout the world teaching seminars, consulting and personally representing Grand Master Angi Uezu.