Kyoshi, 7th Degree Black Belt
Kyoshi Vernon Johnson has been studying martial arts for almost 30 years. Kyoshi was a 3rd degree in Shidokan when he first met Taika Oyata in 1987. He has been studying with Taika Oyata as a member of Ryu Te ever since. In 1994 he was inducted into Oyata Shin Shu Ho Ryu, which is Taika's family art. He was part of the original group of Oyata Shin Shu Ho Ryu members. Kyoshi Johnson is a skilled martial artist, great teacher and respected family man.
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