Shidoshi Kristen Keane

Kristen A. Keane

  • Assistant Managing Director
  • 7th Degree Black Belt (Rokyudan) in Matsubayashi Karate-Do
  • 1st Degree Black Belt (Shodan) in Okinawan Kobudo (Weaponry)
  • Former Instructor of the Year
  • Started training at the Academy Of Traditional Karate in 1990
  • Martial Arts Background: Kobudo Shodan, Tai Chi- Yang Style Short Form, Co-Chair USA-NKF Massachusetts for 1 year, Tournament Director, Traveled to Okinawa, Japan to meet and train with Grand Master Shoshin Nagamine, Fencing, Level 1 Shiatsu
  • BS Business Admin. – Merrimack College
  • CPR & First Aid Certified
  • Interests other than Karate: her family, her friends, gardening, cooking.
  • Other accomplishments: 2 Children with a wonderful husband, helping to develop the students of ATK and assist them in reaching their goals, helped to raise thousands of dollars for MDA.