Shihan Jack Flagel started training in Martial Arts at the age of 17 and has been dedicated to karate throughout his life.
Shihan Jack, has recently moved back to Kitchener / Waterloo area after running a dojo in Blind River. Shihan Jack brings to the community over 25 years of experience teaching Karate, Self Defense and Street Awareness programs to students of all ages.
His teaching style makes classes interesting, informative and challenging drawing from over 30 years of training in many styles such as Shotokan Karate, Goju-ryu Karate, Chito-ryu Karate, Shorin-ryu Karate, Jujitsu, Aikido and Okinawan Kobudo.
Shihan Jack always emphasizes self respect, self control and leadership in his traditional teaching methods which builds self confidence and self esteem. He advocates consistency in practice of Karate as a way of life, not a sport. Shihan Jack feels that all forms of martial arts are a benefit to the community, helping to promote a healthy lifestyle and overall fitness.