2017.6(韓国) Korea Westival Newcomer 1位
2018.1(カナダ) Swingcouver Novice 1位
2018.4(シンガポール) AWCSO Intermediate 4位
2018.9(韓国) FallFallSwing Intermediate 3位
2018.11(アメリカ) US OPEN Intermediate Final 10位
2018.12(アメリカ) TAP Intermediate 5位
2019.4(シンガポール) AWCSO Intermediate 4位
2019.5(オーストラリア) Swingsation Intermediate 4位
2020.1(カナダ) Swingcouver Intermediate 3位
2020.1(アメリカ) Monterey Swingfest Intermediate 4位
Westie Instructor OKACCHI
OKACCHI (Masatoshi Okada) was born on Nov.15, 1986 in Kanagawa. He started breakdancing when he was at a high school and learned from Gunjo Kubo. As a member of a dance group, Out of Mind Crew, he performed at events such as Battle of the Year and Freestyle session, and at the same time, he started teaching breakdancing to kids.
In 2014, he started his career as an instructor at Arthur Murray Dance Studio, which produced lots of current celebrities, including Madonna and John Travolta. He learned and started teaching Waltz, Argentine Tango, Mambo, Samba, Salsa, Bachata, Hustle, Swing and so on. In 2016, he started teaching Kizomba and Zouk outside of the studio.
In the same year, he met his West Coast Swing teacher, John&Alyssa, and started joining competitions abroad. He also learned from Jordan Frisbee, 11 times World Champion, and was awarded in the competitions of New Comer, Novice and Intermediate one after another.
Currently he has lessons/workshops in Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi and is contributing to the expansion of the West Coast Swing community in Japan.
His lessons are based on his wide dance career and teaching experience, and are highly recognized among his students.
2017.6 (Korea) Korea Westival Newcomer 1st place
2018.1(Canada) Swingcouver Novice 1st place
2018.4(Singapore) AWCSO Intermediate 4th place
2018.9(Korea) FallFallSwing Intermediate 3rd place
2018.11(US) US OPEN Intermediate Final 10th place
2018.12(US) TAP Intermediate 5th place
2019.4(Singapore) AWCSO Intermediate 4th place
2019.5(Australia) Swingsation Intermediate 4th place
2020.1(Canada) Swingcouver Intermediate 3rd place
2020.1(US) Monterey Swingfest Intermediate 4th place