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Our Instructors

Sensei

Our teachers all meet or exceed the rank of Sho Dan and have been trained to lead classes.
Michael Lapreziosa

Michael Lapreziosa

Head Instructor and Club Owner, Sellersville Dojo

Michael Lapreziosa holds a teacher’s certificate and a 3rd degree black belt in American Self Defense Karate, and has been training with Shuto Karate Club under Master Robert Trotta since 2009. In July 2017, Master Trotta’s club moved from Hatfield to its present location in Sellersville, and in April 2018 Mr. Lapreziosa assumed ownership of the Sellersville club. (Mr. Trotta…

Lou Delgiudice

Lou Delgiudice

Instructor, Sellersville Dojo

Mr. Delguidice began his training in Shotokan karate at the age of 8 in Brooklyn, NY. He obtained the rank of Shodan (1st degree black belt) as a teenager. Unfortunately, as too often happens, college, graduate school, and life became hectic, causing a twenty-year gap in his training. Lou then found Shuto Karate Club and returned to karate training in…

Tim Donnelly

Tim Donnelly

Instructor, Sellersville Dojo

Mr. Donnelly began training in January 2008 with Robert Trotta Sensei in Souderton, PA. He placed in Kata in a tournament in Bethlehem, PA in March of that year. After taking some time off to pursue other athletic endeavors, such as floor hockey, touch football, and weightlifting, he returned to karate with Trotta Sensei in November 2012 in Hatfield, PA. He…

Shihan

Our masters have trained for decades, hold high-level Dan rankings and serve as experts in our craft. These instructors, although not typically at our location, may surprise us with a visit from time to time.
Robert Trotta

Robert Trotta

Master Instructor, Kutztown Dojo

Robert Trotta has more than 45 years’ experience in the martial arts. He began his training in 1972 under the tutelage of Korean master Young IL Kong. After three months, he left Mr. Kong to start his journey with Lawrence Flournoy in the arts of Mun Moo Kwan and Shotokan Karate. During his ten years with Flournoy Sensei, he also…

Larry Flournoy

Larry Flournoy

Master Instructor, Skippack Dojo

Flournoy Shihan is a 26-year veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police who began his martial arts training in 1962. He joined the Shuto Karate Club in 1964 and studied Shotokan karate under Louis Rabouin, Teruyuki Okazaki, and Keinosuke Enoeda. Over the course of his career he has also studied Aikido, Ju Jutsu, Tae Kwon Do and Tang Soo Do. Mr.…