6th Dan, Emerald Coast Village Karate, Florida
Darrell Kline, 6th Dan, is sensei at Emerald Coast Village Karate in Florida. Darrell Kline began his martial arts training in 1971 under MK Kim TKD. Darrell studied Shorin Ryu under Ernest Estrada in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Darrell also studied Jujitsu under Rod Sacharnoski and Bud Magee during the late 70’s in Elkhart, Indiana. Afterwards, he started training under Master Phillip Koeppel during the mid 90’s. Darrell was promoted to 6th Dan Shorin-Ryu in 2001 by Master Koeppel. Darrell continues my Shorin-Ryu training under Sensei John Hutchcroft to this present day.