Garrett never trained with Soken other than group classes.
Garrett was never top rank holder in Sokens classes or in Sokens Dojo.
Facts: Jimmy Coffman was Hohan Sokens 1st American student. 1961. What number was Charles Garrett?
Jimmy Coffman was top rank holder in Kise's class, a show piece for Soken and Kise while on Okinawa. What number was Charles Garrett?
Jimmy Coffman had semi private classes (Kise & Coffman) with Hohan Soken weekly to bi-monthly for over two years with photo's to prove it. Garrett was just another student, one of many.
Coffman was a top winner while on Okinawa, a show piece for Soken & Kise. What was Charles Garrett?
Coffman has over 200 hundred trophies here in the States. What does Garrett have?
Garrett runs off his mouth about Coffman making claims that are un-founded.
Garrett has been invited many, many times to come to Coffman's dojo wile Garrett was visiting the Metropolitan area (Washington DC/Maryland) but has yet to come by.
Garrett wants to teach Coffman kata (ha. Ha.) He has offered to even teach Sokens highest and most guarded kata....what a F--king joke!
The Truth: Garrett is a Joke and in my mind a clown. If he had even a piece of the ability that he claims to have, he would come to my dojo and beat the hell out of me.......He is welcome any time.