|Instructor Name:Pittak Sensei|
Owner and chief instructor of Pittak's Isshinryu Karate. She is Ohio's highest ranking IWKA certified female black belt at the rank of 8th degree black belt, hachi-dan. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPC) in the state of Ohio
Other Information:Pittak Sensei began the study of Isshinryu in the fall of 1974 at Kent State University and received her 1st degree black belt in 1986. Pittak Sensei established Pittak's Isshinryu Karate dojo (formerly Hudson Isshinryu Karate) in 1981.
Pittak Sensei is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPC) in the state of Ohio. She earned a B.S.E. in Special Education/Elementary Education at Kent State University and a Masters in School Counseling from the University of Dayton.
Pittak sensei was honored to receive The Tatsuo Shimabuku Award from Master Shimabuku Kichiro at the Isshinryu World Karate Association Championship on June 25, 2011 in indianapolis, IN.
She was one of only eleven people, and one of only three women, to be given the award that day.