North America Private Instructors

CALIFORNIA

Professor Casey McPartland - International Association of Professional Martial Artists Advisory Board Member
    Art:                    The combined arts of Gaylord Kajukenbo Chuan Fa
    Location:            Northern California (based in the Sacramento area), USA
    Contact:             email: gdobackfist@gmail.com; cell: +1 530.883.7435
    Ranks:               Professor, 8th Degree
  
Senior Grandmaster Pete Morales - International Association of Professional Martial Artists Advisory Board Member
    Art:                    Kajukenbo   
    Location:            Sacramento, CA, USA
    Contact:             https://www.facebook.com/pete.morales.50
    Ranks:               10th Dan, Grandmaster; Founder of Golden Dragon Ohana; International Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2013), Masters Hall of Fame (2014)

 
Sifu Bob Gomez - International Association of Professional Martial Artists Advisory Board Member
    Art:                    Kajukenbo   
    Location:            Fremont, CA, USA
    Contact:             https://www.facebook.com/bob.gomez
    Ranks:               6th Dan, Sigung; International Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2013), USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2014), Masters Hall of Fame (2014)
                              Honorary 8th Dan and Professor in the art of Shugyo Aikido
    NOTE:               Sifu Gomez is currently injured and inactive.
 
 
Soke James Neiman - International Association of Professional Martial Artists Past President and Founder - RETIRED
    Art:                    Shugyo Aikido (self defense mixed martial art)
    Location:            Union City, CA, USA
    Contact:             shugyoaikidodojo@gmail.com ; www.shugyoaikidodojo.com
    Ranks:               Soke (Founder) Shugyo Aikido - 10th Dan, Grandmaster; International Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2013), USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2014, 2015), Masters Hall of Fame (2014), Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame Grandmaster (2015), World Head of Family Sokeship Council Spirit of Budo Award (2015)

Grandmaster Malia Dacascos Bernal
    Art:                     Xiang Dai Kung Fu
    Location:            San Jose, CA, USA
    Contact:             408-390-0609 
    Ranks:               9th Dan, Founder of Xiang Dai Kung Fu

Senior Grandmaster Anthony Daniels
    Art:                     Ji Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do
    Location:            2852 Candleberry Way, Fairfield,  CA, USA  94533
    Contact:             707-999-1170 
    Ranks:               10th Dan, Founder of Ji Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do

BKJN Michael Yu 
    Art:                     Tae Kwon Do; Hapkido; Escrima
    Location:            Pleasanton, CA, USA
    Contact:             www.kicksusatkd.com ;  925-426-3787 ;  mike@kicksusatkd.com
    Ranks:               4th Dan, BKJN   

Master Guro Jeff "Stickman" Finder
    Art:                    Bay Area Serrada Escrima (B.A.S.E.)
    Location:            El Sobrante, California, USA
    Contact:             http://www.stickman-escrima.com/;   http://escrima.blogspot.com/
    Ranks:               Black Belt (Sifu Thomas), Advanced Diploma (GM Cabales) 3rd Dan Ch'uan Fa (Sigung John K. Wong), Honorary Master Certificates (Decuerdas GM Arthur Gonzales, GM Anthony Davis)

Sifu Charlie Smith
    Art:                    Kajukenbo
    Location:            Mountain View, California, USA
    Contact:             kmakau@comcast.net 
    Ranks:               6th Degree Black Belt (Sifu)
    Lineage:             Great Grand Master Charles H. Gaylord, Grand Master Pete Morales, Professor Brian Yoshii
    Associations:     Lifetime member of Golden Dragon Ohana, Kajukenbo Association of America
    Awards:             2014 USA Black Belt Hall of Fame Inductee            

Master Michael Catura
    Art:                    Taekwondo
    Location:            Fremont, California, USA
    Contact:             michaelcatura@hotmail.com ;  (559) 301-3985
    Ranks:               4th Degree Black Belt Taekwondo, 1st Degree Black Belt Kenpo, BKJN Jr. Master
    Lineage:             Bo and Jim Buhisan & Miguel Catura
    Associations:     Lifetime member of Golden Dragon Ohana, Kajukenbo Association of America
    Awards:             Great American Nationals (1998), Team International (2011)

Master Jerico Catura
    Art:                    Taekwondo
    Location:            Fremont, California, USA
    Contact:             (408) 646-0766
    Ranks:               4th Degree Black Belt Taekwondo, 1st Degree Black Belt Kenpo, BKJN Jr. Master
    Lineage:             Bo and Jim Buhisan & Miguel Catura
    Associations:      Lifetime member of Golden Dragon Ohana, Kajukenbo Association of America
    Awards:              Men’s NBL Forms World Champion (2004-2008)   

Diego Cisneros
    Art:                    San Soo Concepts
    Location:            California, USA
    Contact:             facebook.com/sansooconcepts; contempsansoo@gmail.com   
    Ranks:               8th degree black belt in San Soo. Founder of Cisneros Reality Based Combatives. Over 23 years of experience.

Professor Jimmy Willis
    Art:                    Kajukenbo Original Method
    Location:            Fresno, California, USA
    Contact:             https://www.facebook.com/jimmy.willis.71 
    Ranks:               8th Degree Black belt (Professor) in Kajukenbo.

Sifu Robin Rowe
    Art:                    Kajukenbo
    Location:            Napa, California, USA
    Contact:             https://www.facebook.com/robin.of.america
    Ranks:               5th Degree Black Belt

Soke Dr. Jorge B. Gonzalez
    Art:                    Ken Zen Do; Reality Based Self Defense system
    Location:            USA Headquarters: 237 Deerock pl. San Diego, California, 92114; Mexico Headquarters: 234 callejon las palmas, Col. 20 de Noviembre, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
    Contact:             kzd1soke@hotmail.com  Phone No.: (619) 819-9189 ; kzd1soke@gmail.com Phone No.: 011-52-664-104-4006
    Ranks:               10th Degree Black Belt

Sifu Mickey Lopez
    Art:                    Kajukenbo
    Location:            San Ramon, California, USA
    Ranks:               5th Degree Black Belt

Master Greg Garcia
    Art:                    Anamika Hybrid System (blended martial art); The Anamika system provides a framework for training in multiple styles of martial arts. Fundamentals of striking, grappling, and weapon arts are                                 covered, with additional specialized training available through our network.
    Location:            Epic Martial Arts; not site-based, but primarily in the San Jose, CA area; email for training events.
    Contact:             gregdgarcia@gmail.com  ; epicma@gmail.com ; Phone No.: 1-408-960-9746
    Ranks:               6th Degree Black Belt ; Founder of Anamika Hybrid System ; Founder, Academy of Martial Philosophy
    Awards:             2013 Honor Award, Martial Arts History Museum


FLORIDA

 
Guro Autrelle Holland International Association of Professional Martial Artists Advisory Board Member
    Art:                     Aikido; Kali; Women's Self-Defense
    Location:            Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Contact:             https://www.facebook.com/iamnotadeejay
    Ranks:               Guro (Kali), Sensei (Aikido), Instructor (Women's Self-Defense)   
 
 

NEVADA
 
Grandmaster William (Bill) Sills - International Association of Professional Martial Artists Advisory Board Member
    Art:                     Kajukenbo   
    Location:            Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Contact:             https://www.facebook.com/bill.sills
    Ranks:               9th Dan, Grandmaster; International Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2013)

Master Joshua Jackson - International Association of Professional Martial Artists Advisory Board Member
    Art:                    Qi Gong and Tai Chi
    Location:           Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Contact:            https://www.facebook.com/joshua.jackson.370515; 702-433-3874; 7thgenyang@cox.net   
    Ranks:              International Qi Qong, Tai Chi Master

 
OHIO

Founder/Grandmaster Dr. Bob Yoder
    Art:                     Tai Shu Do
    Location:            Grove City, Ohio, USA
    Contact:             http://www.taishudo.com/; 503-666-2333 ; bob_yoder@live.com  
    Ranks:               10th Dan  Founder/Grandmaster Tai Shu Do    (see website for listing of ranks and awards).
 
 
OREGON
 
Grandmaster Tim Spellman International Association of Professional Martial Artists Advisory Board Member
    Art:                     Kenpo Karate
    Location:            Gresham, OR, USA (Note: We will relocate next summer)
    Contact:             http://www.spellmankenpo.com/  ; 503-666-2333 ; spellmankenpo@yahoo.com
    Ranks:               Grandmaster, Kyudan (9th Degree Black Belt); International Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2013)   

 
PENNSYLVANIA

Sho-Dai Soke “Mr. Mike” Andrus, Hon Hab Do ("Blending of the Arts")
    Art:                    Hon Hab Do, “Blending of the Arts”, (incorporates American boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, 
                             Small Circle Jiu Jitsu, Sanuces Ryu Jiu Jitsu, Kyusho, Universal Kempo)
    Location:            Jamison, PA, 18929 USA
    Contact:             E-mail:  info@ustaysafe.com      Phone: 215-370-1650      website: www.ustaysafe.com
    Ranks:               6th Degree Black Belt, Hon Hab Do, 4th Degree Black Belt, Shorin Ryu, 
                             3rd Degree Black Belt, Universal Kempo, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Okinawa Karate

PUERTO RICO

Shihan Daniel Cruz Santos
   Art:                    Jibun Waza Kai Karate; Defenza Personal Para La Calle
   Location:            CARR 14 K68 H5 INT BO LA PLACITA SEC. QUENEPO CAYEY, PR 00736 PO BOX 2116 CAYEY, PR 00737
   Contact:             E-mail:  DWAZA53@HOTMAIL.COM      Phone: (787) 738-2259     
   Ranks:               6th Dan Jibun Waza Kai Karate


UTAH
        
Tommy Kirchhoff
    Art:                    Fu Style Internal Martial Arts: Fu Style Tai Chi, Pa Kua Hsing Yi
    Location:            3434 E. 7800 South, Salt Lake City, UT
    Contact:             www.FuTaiChi.com; 435-901-2546 ; tommy@FuTaiChi.com   
    Ranks:               (TBC) Fu Style World Association, US President


VIRGINIA

Master Hank Minitrez, 5th Dan and Kukkiwon Certified Master of Tae Kwon Do
    Art:                    Tae Kwon Do
    Location:            3733 Fettler Park Dr, Dumfries, VA 22025  USA
    Contact:             Email:   ndma@ninthdragonma.com  Phone: (571) 931-6348 
    Ranks:               Tae Kwon Do  5th Dan, Kukkiwon Certified Master


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