Shotokan Karate of Lexington offers instruction in traditional, Japanese Shotokan karate. We are affiliated with the International Shotokan Karate Federation (“ISKF”) and are a member of the organization’s Mid-America region.

Meet the Sensei

Tony Sammons

Sensei Sammons has trained in martial arts since age thirteen. His early experience was in Okinawan Goju-Ryu and Chinese martial arts. He has trained in Japanese Shotokan for the past twenty years. Sensei Sammons is an attorney and Lexington businessman.

Nezar Falluji

Sensei Falluji has trained in martial arts since age twelve. His early experience was in Taekwondo. He has trained in Japanese Shotokan,  for the past decade. Sensei Falluji is a physician ( a cardiovascular interventionalist) at KentuckyOne - Saint Joseph Main Hospital in Lexington.