7th Dan President of the Hellenic Union Yamada-ha Shito-Ryu Shukokai Karate Do.
A’ National Referee Kata-Kumite of Greece
Recognized Coach by the General Secretariat of Sports
Born in the 20th of October, 1968 in Heraklion, Crete. Ms. Hourdaki Anna started karate in 1987 at the age of 18 under the supervision of her teacher Nikolaos Karaiskakis and in her training years she had received many pan-Hellenic and international distinctions in the competition field. Alongside her teacher, she attended SHITO RYU KARATE DO in 1991 under the guidance of Mr. George Tsogas. It is worth noting that Mrs. Hourdaki married sensei Nikos Karaiskakis and had three children, Irini, Alexandros and Leandros. As their children were growing up, she taught at the central dojo. From 2005 onwards, she maintains her own dojo in the area of N. Alikarnassos in Heraklion, Crete, where she teaches continuously until this day. From 2003 onwards, she follows the traditional practice of karate through the universal family of YAMADA-HA SHITO RYU SHUKOKAI KARATE DO, based in Japan under the guidance of Sensei Haryosi YAMADA 10th DAN and Sensei Tsutomu KAMOHARA 9th DAN.