Pennsylvania Shotokan Karate Club

Sensei Dustin J. Baldis

Chief Instructor

Godan - 5th Degree Black Belt
As the Chief Instructor of the Pennsylvania Shotokan Karate Club, I have personally trained numerous P.S.K.C, as well as non-P.S.K.C. athletes to win National and International Championships. P.S.K.C. continues to be a primary training facility for present and future USA Team Members in their quest for knowledge and training.

USA National Karate Team Coach

1996 Junior World Cup, Hungary, Team Coach
1997 Junior World Cup, Hungary, Team Coach
1999 US Olympic Training Center, developmental USA Junior Team
2005 Named to USA National Coaching Staff
2005 3rd Place, 16th Junior Pan American Championships, Uruguay, USA Team Coach
2006 US Open, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Team Coach
2006 Overall Champion- Junior Pan American Championships, Curacao, USA Team Coach
2006 WKF World Championships, Tampere, Finland. USA Team Coach
2007 North American Cup, Monterrey, Mexico, USA Team Coach
2007 Pan American Championships, Mexico City, Mexico, USA Team Coach
2007 Overall Champion- Junior Pan American Championships, Ecuador, USA Team Coach
2007 Junior World Championships, Istanbul, Turkey, USA Team Coach
2008 North American Cup, Toronto, Canada, USA Team Coach
2008 US Open, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Team Coach
2008 WKF World Championships, Tokyo, Japan, USA Team Coach
2009 North American Cup, Las Vegas, USA Team Coach
2009 US Open, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Team Coach
2009 Overall Champion- Pan American Championships, Curacao, USA Team Coach
2009 2nd Place, 20th Junior Pan American Championships, El Salvador, USA Team Coach
2010 North American Cup, Ixtapa, Mexico, USA Team Coach
2010 3rd Place, 21st Junior Pan American Championships, Montreal,Canada, USA Team Coach
2010 WKF World Championships, Belgrade, Serbia, USA Team Coach
2011 2nd Overall - Pan American Championships, Guadalajara, Mexico, USA Team Coach
2011 Overall Champion- North American Cup, Montreal, Canada, USA Team Coach
2011 2nd Overall - Junior Pan American Championships, Fortaleza, Brazil, USA Team Coach
2011 Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico, USA Team Coach
2012 North American Cup - Las Vegas, USA Team Coach
2012 Overall Champion - Pan American Championships, Nicaragua, USA Team Coach
2012 Junior Pan American Championships, Cancun, Mexico, USA Team Coach
2012 WKF World Championships, Paris, France, USA Team Coach
2013 Junior National Team Camp at US Olympic Training Center-Colorado Springs, Colorado
2013 Junior Pan American Championships, Medellin, Colombia, USA Team Coach
2014 Junior Pan American Championships, Lima, Peru, USA Team Coach
2015 Pan American Championships, Toronto, Canada USA Team Coach
2015 Junior World Championships, Jakarta, Indonesia USA Team Coach
2016 Pan American Championships, Rio Dejaneiro , Brazil USA Team Coach

1999 Pan American Games
Team
Winnipeg, Canada.
4th Place
72 kg Sparing
1995 Pan American Games
Team
Mar del Plata, Argentina
Bronze Medal
72 kg Sparing

Championship Experience

(70 kilograms: 144-154 lbs)
7 x USA National Karate Champion
1989 Junior Pan American Championships, Orlando, Florida, Gold Team, Silver Medal individual
1990 Pan American Championships, Rio dejanero, Brazil, 4th place
1991 Pan American Championships, Curacao, 4th place
1992 North American Cup, Vancouver, Canada, Gold Medal Team, Silver Medal individual
1992 World Championships, Granada, Spain, Team Member
1993 Goodwill Championship, Dominican Republic, Gold Medal Team
1993 Kuwait Liberation Cup, Team member (guest of Kuwait Government)
1993 North American Cup, Arizona, Bronze Medal individual
1993 World Cup, Algiers, Algeria, Team Member
1994 Pan American Championships, Miami, Florida, Team member
1994 World Championships, Malaysia, Team member
1995 US team trial for Pan American Games, Gold Medal - 72 kilos
 (First ever karate team to be part of the multi-sport Pan American Games)
1995 Pan American Games, Mar Del Plata, Argentina, Bronze Medal -72 kilos
1996 World Championships, Sun City, South Africa, 5th place
1997 France International Goodwill match, Bronze Medal Team
1997 Pan American Championships, Lima, Peru, Gold Medal Team, Bronze Medal individual
1998 France International Goodwill match, Bronze Medal Team.
 (Knee injury, did not compete for the remainder of the year)
1999 Pan American Games qualifier, Havana, Cuba
1999 Pan American Games, Winnipeg, Canada, 4th Place
2000 Retired from international Competition

1999 USANKF Championships
Charleston, WV
1999 USANKF Championships
Charleston, WV

Honors / Committees

2001 USA Karate Hall of Fame Inductee, International Competitor
2005 Officially named to the USA National Coaching Staff
2007 Appointed to the USA National Coaching Committee
2011 United States Olympic Committee - Developmental Coach of the Year
2010 - 2011 USA Karate Coach of the Year

Please Note

All the above is recognized by the United States of America National Karate-do Federation (USA-NKF), the National Governing Body for karate by the United States Olympic Committee. The USA-NKF is the recognized member of the World Karate Federation (WKF). The WKF is the recognized governing body for karate in the world by the International Olympic Committee.

Specialties

Sensei Baldis is responsible for the technical training of numerous current elite sport karate athletes. Kickboxing/self defense, strength and conditioning clientele have included members of the NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes, College athletes, Hollywood celebrities, and Fortune 500 Company Executives.

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