Sensei Chris Leistner
Christine Leistner began training in Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Karate under the direction of Hanshi Frank Grant in 1992 and continues to train with him today. She was promoted to Roku Dan at the 2013 WSKF Internationals in Florida. She also is ranked Sho Dan in Ryu Kyu Kobudo under Kyoshi Devorah Dometrich. Christine has had the opportunity to train under Grand Master Shoshin Nagamine and Master Takoyashi Nagamine. She has held office as WSKF Treasurer for five years before stepping down. She and her husband, Jeff Leistner, currently own and operate the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate Dojo located in Troy, OH. One of the many things she enjoys is teaching the Pre Juniors and Junior students and watching them grow in Matsubayashi Ryu Karate. Her favorite kata is Rohai.