Sensei Georgi Georgiev – Jossy is one of the most senior WSKF instructors in USA with over 40 years training and teaching Shotokan Karate. He has travelled to Japan many times to train and follows the philosophy and style as taught by Sensei Hitoshi Kasuya.
Sensei Georgi Georgiev – Jossy began his Karate journey in 1979. Training in this martial art fascinated him because of it’s inherent philosophy and combative training and discipline.
He is among the first holders of the “DAN” master’s degree in Shotokan karate in Bulgaria.
He had the fortune to train with a number of famous international instructors one of whom was Sensei Hitoshi Kasuya who in 1990 formed the World Shotokan Karate-do Federation. Sensei Georgi Georgiev – Jossy followed suit and in 2000 joined Kasuya Sensei at WSKF.
Sensei Georgi Georgiev – Jossy has been a member of Shihan-kai of WSKF (World Shotokan Karate-Do Federation) since 2017.
The Shihankai consists of a small group of the most senior instructors. They provide advice and counsel to the Chief Instructor on all matters Technical and Administrative. In addition, they review decisions by the Technical Committee and other committees and make recommendations to the Chief Instructor as needed.
In according with the WSKF regulation Sensei Georgi Georgiev – Jossy’s title “Member Of Shihan-kai” was renewed on August 1st 2022 by the President of WSKF – Haruo Ueda and the Chief Instructor of WSKF – Sensei Hitoshi Kasuya.