Kajiya Dojo! Instruction by Mr. Emmett Smith.

Emmett Smith has been training in Shotokan Karate since 1982. He started his training with Sensei Thomas J. Ryan in Littleton Colorado at the age of 14. At the age of 18 he enlisted in the US Army as a Military Policeman and served Two years in Germany where he trained at the Shito Ryu dojo in Pirmasens as well as the JKA Dojo in Kaiserslautern West Germany. Emmett advanced to the rank of Shodan under Sensei John Bolosan in Kaiserslautern West Germany in 1987.

Emmett was then assigned to the military police company at Fort Carson Colorado in 1989 and trained with the Local AJKA instructor Sensei Britt Baugh as well as traveling to Littleton to attend training with Sensei Ryan. Emmett finished his enlistment in the Army, Joined the Denver Sheriffs Department and was promoted to Nidan in 1991.

He continued to serve as an assistant instructor and completed several courses on instruction to serve as a referee in Karate competitions. Emmett relocated to Dallas Texas where he has continued teaching and works as a civilian employee at a suburban police department near Dallas.




7611 Park Lane, Dallas, TX 75225