Nihon Takaiyama Karatedo (NTK) was founded in 1972 by Shihan William Nusz and Shihan Nelson Knode (1925-2010).

Our dojo practices the Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karatedo style which was founded by Kaiso Masayoshi Kori Hisataka (1907-1988).

NTK presently operates two Dojos in the state of Maryland in the US with the cooperation of the Baltimore County Recreation and Parks Council. Shihan Nusz is current chief instructor and head of NTK, and is also the President of the US Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Federation and Co-Founder of Koshiki Karatedo USA, Inc.