Travis Perry, Sandan (3rd degree black belt), is a co-founder and Leader of Grand Junction Shotokan. He also serves as the Director of SKA’s Intermountain Region. Travis began his training in Shotokan karate at the Fruita Dojo in 2005. He has been, and continues to be, an excellent example of how hard work and personal practice outside the dojo yields results. He was promoted to Shodan in 2007. Subsequently Travis was promoted to Sandan in 2017 by John Teramoto and other top SKA seniors after successfully completing the examination at summer special training in California. In addition to karate practice, Travis is a dedicated family man and practicing Attorney in Grand Junction, Colorado. He is also involved in numerous civic organizations.