East Coast Tai Kai

The East Coast Tai Kai takes place 8 – 10 August 2013 in Fort Lee New Jersey.

Instructors:

Yoshitoki (Mitsuo) Hataya Sensei

  • 9th Dan Hanshi — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 9th Dan Hanshi — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • 7th Dan — Zen Nihon Kodachi Goshindo Renmei
  • President — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei NPO
  • Executive Chairman — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • President — Toyama-Ryu Machida Seizankai

Zenemon Sakaida Sensei
  • 8th Dan Hanshi — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 8th Dan Hanshi — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • Chairman — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • Head — Fukushima-Syuzenjyuku

Masaharu Mukai Sensei
  • 8th Dan Hanshi — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 7th Dan Kyoshi — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • 4th Dan — Zen Nihon Kodachi Goshindo Renmei
  • 2nd Dan — Kendo
  • Joined Toyama-Ryu Machida Seizankai in 1985
  • Takeda-Ryu Yabusame 1995 – 2000

Bob Elder Sensei
  • 7th Dan Kyoshi — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 6th Dan — US Federation of Batto Do
  • Kaicho — US Toyama-Ryu Iaido

Tony Alvarez Shihan
  • 7th Dan Menkyo — Mugai-Ryu Iaihyodo Renmei
  • 6th Dan Renshi — Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 6th Dan Kyoshi — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • North America-Cho— Mugai-Ryu Iaihyodo Renmei
  • LA / Orange County-Cho — Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • LA / Orange County-Cho — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei

Dave Drawdy Sensei
  • 6th Dan Renshi — Nakamura-Ryu Batto Do
  • Director — International Batto Do Federation
  • Director — Capital Area Budokai
  • Dojo-cho — Ken Kon Kai

Daniel Keupp Sensei
  • Menkyo Kaiden — Shin Shin Sekiguichi-Ryu Iaijutsu
  • U.S. Renmei Cho

Philip Ortiz Sensei
  • 7th Dan — Muso Shinden-Ryu
  • 6th Dan — Ryushin Shouchi-Ryu
  • 2nd Dan — Jodo
  • Shibucho — New York Budokai
  • Menkyo — Kyudo (under Kanjuro Shibata Sensei)

Tom Smyth Sensei
  • 5th Dan Renshi — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 5th Dan — US Federation of Batto Do
  • 4th Dan — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • 4th Dan — Toyama-Ryu Machida Seizankai
  • Shidobucho — Seibukan Dojo (Palm Bay, Florida)

Mike Femal Sensei
  • 4th Dan — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 4th Dan — US Federation of Batto Do
  • 3rd Dan — Toyama-Ryu Machida Seizankai
  • Director of Judging — US Federation of Batto Do

Michael Leung Sensei
  • 4th Dan — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 4th Dan — Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • 3rd Dan — Toyama-Ryu Machida Seizankai
  • Head — Hong Kong Toyama-Ryu

Sang Kim Sensei
  • 5th Dan Renshi — Zen Nihon Toyama-Ryu Iaido Renmei
  • 4th Dan — US Federation of Batto Do
  • 3rd Dan — Toyama-Ryu Machida Seizankai
  • Kaicho — US Federation of Batto Do
  • Shidobucho — US Federation of Batto Do
  • NY Shibucho — Byakkokan Dojo – ZNTIR

Madoka Ishibashi Sensei
  • 5th Dan — Kendo
  • Member — All US Kendo Federation
  • Member — All Eastern US Kendo Federation
  • 1st Place, Women’s Team Division—2011 All Eastern US Kendo Tournament
  • 1st Place, Women’s Individual Division—2006 All Eastern US Kendo Tournament
  • 1st Place, Women’s Individual Division—2005 All Eastern US Kendo Tournament
  • 3rd Place, Women’s Team Division—2008 All US Kendo Tournament
  • Started Kendo at age 12

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