Started Karate in the late 60’s under the teachings of Sensei Monty Guest and his brother Sensei Nathan Guest.They were both students of Masami Tsuruoka Sensei 10th dan. Sensei Mario received his 1st and 2nd degree black belt from Sensei Monty Guest. At present, Sensei Mario is training and teaching at Black Tiger Karate and self defense.

Sensei Mario received his 3rd and 4rth degree black belt form Sensei Dino Ianiero, 6th degree black belt and head instructor at Black Tiger Karate. 


  • Karate
  • Instructor
  • Self Defense
  • Motivational


  • 4th degree black belt