American Tiger Karate Academy

Instructor Name:Sensei Pat Pusateri

Sensei Pat Pusateri; 4th Dan Black Belt-Shotokan Karate, ATKA Dojo -Cho since '95. Began Karate in Chicago '78, teaching since '88. Lic.RN since '83, Certifications: CPR, AED, ACLS, First Aid, & Martial Art Instruction, Mental Health & Wellness Certified


Other Information:Sensei Pusateri originated the A.T.K.A. Instructor Certification Course. Tournament judge for International Traditional Karate Association, member of SKIF - Shotokan Karatedo International Federation , AJKA - American Japan Karate Association, AAU; Amateur Athletic Union, and MSKA - Midwest Shotokan Karate Association. Experienced in Shotokan Karate, Goju Shorei, Okinawan Kobudo and Tae Kwon Do. Her positive and motivating teaching style brings out the very best in her students. Maintaining high expectations, providing comprehensive skill training with a great deal of support, compassion and patience is what makes her unique and her students exceptional.