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Welcome to the Paris Janos Karate School website


Home of Kishaba Juku Shorin Ryu karate in Panama City, Florida for 25 years! 

We offer classes for children and adults. We accept kids starting at age 6.

*  Kid's Karate:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00pm

*  Adult Classes: Tuesdays & 
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:15pm    Fridays 5:30 - 7:15pm (Advanced)
 
We teach Kishaba Juku Shorin Ryu karate and Yamani Ryu Bojutsu, as well as the other Okinawan weapons, Nunchakujutsu, Saijutsu, etc. The training is directed by Paris Janos, 6th Dan.

About Sensei Janos

Paris Janos began training in Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu Karate in 1974 at the age of 17.  He reached 
shodan (first degree black belt) in 1977. In 1984 he was ranked third degree and  was invited to Okinawa where he  trained with the head of the style, Shoshin Nagamine. He also trained privately with Segi Nakamura, Takayoshi Nagamine, Yasuhiro Makishi and other senior black belts at the head dojo.  At this time he was invited to train at the private dojo of Katsuhiko Shinzato where Chokei Kishaba taught advanced methods and theories of karate.  He would practice there in the daytime and then at Nagamine dojo at night - a very grueling schedule.  Upon his return to the United States he opened his own dojo to teach Kishaba sensei's methods, the first to do so outside of Okinawa.