Nina Chenault is the chief instructor of the Shotokan Karate program and earned her fifth degree black belt (Godan) in
1996 from the International Traditional Karate Federation, Master Nishiyama technical director. A full time martial artist
and self- defense specialist, Ms. Chenault has been working with educational institutions, businesses and communities since
1971 teaching men, women and children traditional Shotokan Karate. In addition to her responsibilities at the West Bank Karate
Club dojo, she coaches and teaches traditional Shotokan Karate at Augsburg College.
Associate Instructors assist with teaching responsibilities when Sensei Chenault is traveling or conducting seminars throughout
the Twin Cities. Associates include: Fourth Degree Black Belts Don Dale, Jon Hodapp and Bill Rossi; Third Degrees Bob Delmas
and Scott Gregg, and Second Degrees Anthony Smith and Andy McQuigg.