Shihan George Aschkar Jr.

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Shihan George
Aschkar Jr.

Shihan Georges Aschkar Jr.

Founder and President of The New York Traditional Karate League (NYTKL), co-founder as well as Vice President & Treasurer of Haitian Sports Foundation (HSF) and Owner of Kyodai Karate-Do migrated to the United States from Haiti in 1966. Mr. Aschkar attained citizenship in the US by age 18 and has been married for 40 plus years with two wonderful children, Badyr and Yumi.  Despite many adversities, Mr. Aschkar successfully completed his undergraduate studies obtaining a Degree in Computer Sciences from Brooklyn College, Brooklyn New York.

He was the Director of the Karate Instructors Program at LIU Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn New York, from 1997-1999. During that time, he co-authored several karate bestseller books along with Dr. Milorad Stricevic covering basic to sweeping techniques, which are currently available for sale.  Shihan Aschkar currently holds a Hachidan or 8th degree Back Belt that was presented to him in 2012. He taught hundreds of students of whom over 260 attained their Black Belts in Karate, some of who opened their own schools.