East Coast KARATE

Richmond, Rhode Island
401-539-1111



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Kyoshi David Ahrens  

Owner / Kyoshi 7th Dan Karate / 6th Dan Kobudo

Kyoshi Ahrens  began his Karate training in Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan Karate in 1985. On February 14th 2012 he was tested and promoted by Grandmaster Shugoro Nakazato to the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt (Nanadan) in Karate. In 2018 Kyoshi Ahrens was promoted to 6th Degree Black Belt (Rokudan) in Okinawan Kobudo (weaponry).
Sensei David is a renowned martial arts practitioner and educator, Kyoshi Ahrens is highly sought after nationally and internationally for his Karate and Kobudo knowledge and application insights.
Sensei David Ahrens is known for his integrity, professionalism and unconditional commitment to excellence in his teaching and his training. He teaches all around the world, throughout North America, Okinawa and South Africa.

East Coast Karate: Staff & Leadership Team

Amber Ahrens

3rd Degree Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Chris Smith

4th Degree Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Rachel Lilly

3rd Degree Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Grace Gagner

1st Degree Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Rebecca Smith

1st Degree Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Catherine Conroy

2nd Degree Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Sophia Gagner

Jr Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Richard Vigliotti

2nd Degree Black Belt
Karate Instructor

Carissa Conroy

Jr Black Belt

Leigh Carney

3rd Degree Black Belt
Fitness Kickboxing Instructor

Kelly Gormly

1st Kyu Brown Belt
Fitness Kickboxing Instructor

Steve Martin

1st Kyu Brown Black Belt
Fitness KickboxingInstructor

Meredith Frost

Fitness Kickboxing Instructor

Bryce Quimby

Green Belt
Assist. Karate Instructor

Gryffin Quimby

Green Belt
Assist. Karate Instructor