Sensei Ed Botti
Sensei Botti has been training at East Coast Karate since 1998. Prior to that, Sensei Botti trained at
Dojos in Cleveland, Ohio and Staten Island, NY. Sensei Botti was first an assistant instructor to
Shihan John Ralph from 2000- 2002 and a senior instructor from mid 2002 to the present.
Sensei Botti served as Director of East Coast Karate from 2002-2004. As director, Sensei Botti
assisted Shihan John Ralph in the selection of the Ippons (techniques) that would be taught on a
weekly basis, scheduled the testing of all qualified students, contributed to the physical training
programs that would be utilized during classes, assisted in the testing of students, and overall
contributed to the operations of East Coast Karate under Shihan John Ralph.
Sensei Botti cross trains in the Haganah F.I.G.H.T system, and Urban Defense Tactics ("UDT") and
instructs Students at East Coast Karate in the Art of Nunchakus.
Sensei Botti credits all of his development and achievements in the Martial Arts to Shihan John Ralph.
Recipient of "The Bushido Award" from "The International Federation of Jujutsuans" (I.F.O.J.J.),
Martial Arts University.