Genbu-Kai Karate


Specializing in the art of Shito-Ryu Karate-Do, Self Defense, Okinawa Kobudo and Batto-Do

Michigan Director & State Representative

Anthony Sorrentino is a graduate from the Center of Creative Studies in Detroit with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Illustration and Graphic Design. He is happily married and a father of four.  He started training in the Genbu Kai Organization in 1991. Today he is a dedicated student, a Blackbelt holder in Karate-Do and Kobudo, and a teacher under Shihan Fumio Demura. During the 90’s he was an enthusiastic competitor in the Genbu-Kai, traveling across the U.S. from New York to California and many places in between. He is an East Coast Genbu-Kai champ many times over and in 1999 was awarded as a Triple crown champion by Fumio Demura in the Minnesota Championships. In 2015 He was nominated into the Genbu-Kai Black Belt Hall of Fame.

Today, he directs his focus towards teaching at his own dojo which he opened in 2001 under the Genbu-Kai organization with his Sensei’s blessing.

Senpai Mr. Shuichi Itoh

Born in Kobe Japan

Holds a Nidan in Shorinji Kenpo from his college days in Japan and now after many years of dedication holds Nidan in the Genbu-Kai as well.

Mr. Itoh is a valuable asset to our dojo as he gives us insight to the language and cultral differences of Japan.

His wisdom and patience helps guide us in the right direction.