Mr. Tony Pompeo began training in a traditional Okinawan art in 1983 and achieved the rank of Nidan in that art. He began training Shoshin Ryu in the mid 2,000’s earning his Black Belt in 2012. A pilot by trade, Mr. Pompeo is a dedicated and avid martial arts practitioner working his martial skills on a daily basis, even when flying and work take him away from the dojo. His love and passion for the art is clearly evident and contagious whenever you see him training or helping students in the dojo. Mr. Pompeo has played a large role in helping to build, create and improve our local dojo He has 3 beautiful daughters who are all long-time students in Shoshin Ryu.