Sensei Michael Caparulo


Name: Michael Caparulo

Rank: Nidan

Dojo: Hornell

Began Martial Arts: Sept 2004

Achieved Black Belt: Jan 2014

Home Town: Cameron Mills NY

Education: Associate Degree in Computer Science – Bachelor Degree in Computer Information Science

Career: Currently a PC Operator for the billing department of the Steuben County Mental Health Center

Family: Daughter – Elizabeth

Why I chose to begin Martial Arts: I began classes for physical conditioning and self defense. It has helped me become more focused and less stressed with authority figures.

What karate means to me: Karate to me is the awareness of your surroundings, of your own body and your own mind. To interact with your own mind and body as one.