About Us



Sensei Oquendo was born in Caracas,Venezuela, has been training Karate since 1982 under the instruction of Sensei Omar Parra. After 8 years of hard training he receives the level of Green Belt (6Th Kyu). In 1990 Sensei Oquendo went under the wing of Sensei Carlos Vasquez Chief Instructor of Kodokai Carabobo, affiliated to KODOKAI OF VENEZUELA . In 1991 Sensei Vasquez after testing and making Sensei Oquendo work hard promoted him to 1st Dan Black Belt under the supervision of KANCHO HIROKAZU KANAZAWA 10th Dan and HANSHI HIROSHI HISHIKAWA 9thDan. 2 years later Sensei Oquendo planned on moving to USA and in 2008 opened KURO-OBI DOJO SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO. Today the Dojo has formed many Karatekas that have participated in many Regional, National and Internationals tournaments.

Sensei Oquendo is now 5th Degree Black Belt and affiliated to the one of the most prestigious organization in the United Stated. SHOTOKAN KARATE USA under Direction of ALEX MILADI SENSEI


Why Choose Us

Kuro-obi  Dojo , accompanied by a variety of instructors on the technical and teaching aspect, along side teachers, parents, and students we all come together to make one big happy family

Our Team

WE BUILD CHAMPIONS

SENSEI ENGERBERT OQUENDO

CEO  KDSK / HEAD INSTRUCTOR 

5TH DAN





Mrs. OLCLARIS OQUENDO

VICE-PRESIDENT  KDSK/ OFFICE DIRECTOR


SENSEI JORGE BENAVIDES

 SENIOR INSTRUCTOR

3RD DAN

SENSEI GUILLERMO MORALE

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR 

3RD DAN

SENSEI  ENGELBERT A. OQUENDO Jr.

INSTRUCTOR

2nd DAN 

SENSEI AURELIO SANOJA 

INSTRUCTOR 

1st DAN 

SENSEI LUIS C  LUCES 

INSTRUCTOR 

1st DAN

SENSEI CARLOS CHIRINO

INSTRUCTOR 

2nd  DAN

SENSEI VICTOR OQUENDO  1st DAN

SENSEI GUSTAVO QUIÑONES 1st DAN