The Classical Martial Arts Academy in Frankfurt IL, is a Classical,Okinawan martial arts school dedicated to preserving the Shobayashi- ryu branch of Shorin-ry karate-do. As such, the art taught at the Classical Martial Arts Academy has a verifiable lineage traced to Okinawa. Sensei Tommy Revell is a personal student of Sensei Tony D"Angelo, and Shinshi Bill Hayes and traces his lineage in Shobayashi- ryu directly through Hanshi, Shimabukuro Eizo, with headquarters in Ginoza-Son Okinawa, Japan.. Please view our complete lineage here. The Classical Martial Arts Academy/ Endo-Kan Shibusho is a full member of the Shobayashi-Kan Kenkyu-Kai and welcomes all serious and dedicated individuals seeking the truth in training. Please contact us 815-464-1766 if you have any questions!!!