A veteran martial arts practitioner, Rod Sacharnoski leads Juko-Kai International, located in Flower Mound, Texas, as president, founder, and head of family. With a history extending to the early 1960s, the martial arts organization is among America’s oldest and functions as the International Okinawan Martial Arts Union’s Western headquarters. Dai-Soke Rod Sacharnoski has attained an Asian recognized 10th Dan Sokeship (foundership) of his arts identified as Juko-ryu Bujutsu.
Rod Sacharnoski has authored two books in his area of expertise and has been featured as a martial arts demonstrator on numerous nationally broadcast television programs. His responsibilities with Juko-Kai International include administrative oversight and developing the organization’s training standards at a level consistent with an international martial arts association.
A longtime law enforcement officer, Rod Sacharnoski possesses a military background that includes honorable service with the United States Army and United States Marine Corps, as well as the New Jersey National Guard. He has conducted training in police defensive tactics with a number of law enforcement agencies across the United States. In his free time, Mr. Sacharnoski enjoys reading historical works that cover diverse aspects of Asian martial arts.