IBfly Store- Iron Butterfly Store
IBfly Store is the Martial Arts Store of The Dojo-Frank Hargrove Karate whose master is a martial artist with Black Belt training in five Okinawan-Japanese martial arts. He was a national fighting champion for 10 years. He is best known as the teacher of champions. He has trained and coached over 350 National AAU Karate Champions and a World Champion. His student Brian Hobson won a national title 20 years in a row in Kata or Kumite. In 1973 Frank was the first American promoted to 6th Degree Black Belt. He continued to lead the way in the rank structure reaching the rank of 9th Dan in Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do in the Itotsu-Chibana-Nakazato linage before founding Okinawan Nakazato-Ha Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do in honor of his teacher Nakazato Shugoro. Otetsu-Cho "big iron butterfly" is the name given him at 5th Degree Black Belt by Master Nakazato.