Mr. Ed Soliven has been training in karate-do for over 35 years and has been teaching for over 25 years.  He has trained in karate-do, jujutsu and kobudo. He is currently the senior black-belt instructor at the GKK’s Visalia Karate-Do in California. He has trained and taught karate-do in Okinawa while a serving as a Combat Corpsman in the US Navy.  He is a former member of the Yamaguchi Goju-Kai and the Hayashi-Ha Goju-Ryu Kai.  He brings a wealth of knowledge to the Visalia Karate-Do, and is highly respected by all who train there.  He is a definite asset to the GKK family.