About Frost Sensei (Chief Instructor)
As one of Master Onishi's senior students, Mr. Frost serves as the Chief Technical Instructor and National Director for Koei-Kan in the United States.
In 1972 Mr. Frost captured the All-Japan Koei-Kan Championship held in the Kamata Sports Stadium in Tokyo and has competed, instructed and demonstrated world-wide. Mr. Frost became acquainted with western
style boxing at an early age (eventually accruing an amateur record of 21-3) and began the study of Karate during the early 1960's. With more than forty years of experience in Karate, Mr. Frost was a guiding
force in the promulgation of the Koei-Kan system.
Brian Frost is the holder of an 8th degree black belt and an International Instructor's Certificate (Kokusai Shihan Menkyo) in Karate. He is a direct pupil of Master Onishi
Eizo, founder of the Koei-Kan system of Karate-Do and Chairman of the All-Japan Karate-Do Association.
Mr. Frost served his apprenticeship under Master Onishi and studied in Japan as an Uchi Deshi (live-in disciple) at the Master's home.
Sensei Frost passed away on September 16, 2009 and will be sorely missed.
For the full geneology (interactive) that led to the creation of Koei-Kan, all the way back to the earliest recorded information on Karate-Do, click here.