Professor Rocky DiRico
With over 700 first place finishes and 100 grand championship wins, Rocky DiRico is the most successful senior professional competitor in the history of sport karate. He has achieved the NASKA, N.B.L. and P.K.L #1 world or national ranking over fifty times between 1990 and 2007. In addition, DiRico was KRANE champion from 1988 through 1997 – ten years in a row! All of these achievements were accomplished after the age of 35.
Professor DiRico is the kind of professional educator that makes children and adults feel excellent about themselves and about learning Karate. According to one parent, “He’s the teacher you would have taken any subject throughout your school years.”