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USA-IFK Welcomes Elite Kyokushin Budo Karate Dojo

The grand opening of Elite Kyokushin Budo Karate Dojo was held on Sunday, January 28th in Union, New Jersey. Sensei Alexander Tsybulkin (3rd Dan) brings 17 years of experience in Kyokushin karate and a wealth of knowledge and experience. The opening was attended by Union Mayor Manuel Figueiredo and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jim Masterson who were both on hand to welcome Sensei Alex to the local business community. Shihan Mike Monaco (8th Dan), USA-IFK President and Founder also attended.

Sensei Alex is a recent immigrant to the United States from Belarus where he retired from the military as a Lt. Colonel following 25 years of service. In addition to Kyokushin he also brings an extensive and in-depth knowledge of self-defense which he taught during his military career. Sensei Alex was an active member of the Belarussian Federation of Kyokushin-Kai Budo Karate and served as a committee chairman.

On behalf of USA-IFK’s President, Shihan Mike Monaco (8th Dan) and Chairman, Shihan Sean Schenker (5th Dan), the USA-IFK welcomes Sensei Alex to the USA-IFK family and wishes him every success!

For anyone in the Union, New Jersey area who are interested in training in Kyokushin, you may visit the dojo which is at 380 Tucker Ave, Union, NJ 07083. Visit their website at . You can also call 908-342-8981 or email for more information.

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