SHIHAN BILL RICHARDS
The Endicott Kyokushin Karate dojo is operated by Shihan (Master) Bill Richards.
Shihan Richards began studying Kyokushin Karate in 1969 under Sensei Robert Downey, and has trained under such Kyokushin legends as Tadashi Nakamura, Shigeru Oyama, and Steve Arneil. Shihan Richards has been teaching Kyokushin karate since 1975. He currently holds the rank of Godan (5th Dan), which was awarded to him by Hanshi Arneil in 1999.