Sensei, Itshak (Itzik) Gelber

Sensei, Itshak (Itzik) Gelber

Occupation – Director of Engineering

Training since – Practicing since 1971: Shotokan. National Team (Israel) 1979. Black Belt 1980 tested by Master Toyotaro Miyazaki

Current ranks – Nidan (Shotokan Karate)


  • Israel National Championship 1st place 1981 (kumite).
  • 3rd Place New-England open tournament (2005 NH)

Children – Alon (Kenpo, Shotokan Karate), Tamar (Kenpo, Shotokan Karate), Ellah (Shotokan Karate)

Other – I was introduced to Karate 35 years ago by my first Sensei David Borenshtain of Nazareth Israel. Trained in a couple of Dojos until reaching 1st degree black belt Shotokan Karate, my career had changed, I joined the Navy and was sailing for a few years which disconnected me from the Dojo and I stopped practicing. In 2004 I Joined Massdojo and enjoyed reestablishing my knowledge