My name is Dan O'Grady. I am a 6th Degree Black Belt (Kyoshi) promoted by 9th Degree Black Belt Joseph A. Alvarez of Rapid City, SD in Shudokan Karate. Shudokan is now being taught at the Choctaw Wellness Center in Hugo, Oklahoma. Any one with a CDIB card can train at the Wellness Center. I was promoted to the current Rokudan Rank on 11/21/16 . Joseph A. Alvarez is a board member and Hall of Fame inductee in the Okinawan Martial Arts Federation. Grand Master Dr. Ronald Helling is the chairman of the OMAF. On 1 April 2016 after testing for ten hours, I was promoted to Master, Red Sash in Combat Martial Arts by Grand Master David Hinkle. On 3 December 2016 I was promoted to Instructor in Ok Kwan Chi by Grand Master Floyd M. Griffin IX Dan in Tae Kwon Do and creator of Ok Kwan Chi. On February 1, 2018 I was promoted to Regional Director for the Southern Region of the Okinawan Martial Arts Federation. I can recruit new members into the Federation and can promote to 4th Dan in any recognized style. This will require schools to meet the standards of the OMAF. Membership Applications will be sent to schools and individuals interested in joining the Federation. Everyone will send the application to Dan O' Grady, PO Box 445, Ft. Towson. OK, 74735. You will need your credentials in order to include your lineage. On 9 April 1976 I was promote to Ist degree black belt as an instructor in Hwarang Do Hand To Hand Combat by Michael Echanis at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Only the 7th military person to be promoted to black belt at that time. I was a member of Marine 2nd Force Recon.