Shihan April I. Fredericks
World Seido Karate Organization Honbu
A. Fredericks, Shihan began her training at the age of 30 in 1980 @ the Seido Juku Honbu, NYC [World Headquarters], and training directly under Nakamura, Kaicho in 1983. She became an assistant instructor at Honbu helping the Friday morning kata class. She attained her 1st degree in 1988. Fredericks, She also earned her 2nd degree in 1990. Fredericks, Sensei became an instructor @ Honbu in 1992 taking over the Friday morning kata class.
Seido of Long Island
Fredericks, Shihan opened her own school in 1990. Seido of Long Island at the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Roosevelt, NY.
Women's Center Karate Club
Fredericks, Shihan started training and teaching at JKA Shotokan at the Woman's Center Karate Club in 1995 with Denise Williams Sensei
Fleur de Lis Self Defense
Shihan also began teaching Fleur de Lis self defense at the LGBT Center NYC in 1995.
Bushkill Karate Club
Reformed Church of Bushkill
Instructed & Studied 2014-2015
Pocono Karate Club
Kyokushin & Continuous Wave Karate
Instructor & Business Manager
National Women's Martial Arts Federation.
member since 1995
Kokoro Karate Do
Shihan founded Kokoro Karate Do in 2016.
Kokoro Karate Do
Kokoro o motsu budō
(The martial art with heart)
A-1 Karate Do LLC
Owner &Chief Instructor
Shihan opened up a community karate program at Pocono Mountain Lake Estates in 2016.
Action Martial Arts Hall of Fame
2017 Outstanding Achievement Award
2018 Good Will Ambassador to the Martial Arts
Expo 11 2017, Expo 12 2018
Kung Fu and Karate
Masters of Martial Arts Awards
International Circle Of Masters
2018 Karate Instructor of the Year
World Karate Union Hall of Fame 2018
Golden Lifetime Achievement Award
Philadelphia Historic Martial Arts Society
Hall of Fame
Class of 2018
AAMA Who's Who in the Martial Arts