Instructors

Gasan Ryu Instructors

Professor Nicholas Chamberlain
Soke, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
10th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
5th Degree Black Belt, Nick Cerio's Kenpo
5th Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
3rd Degree Black Belt, Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu
1st Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo
Shihan Rollend Nery
Head Instructor, CSSD hombu dojo
6th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
2nd Degree Black Belt, Nick Cerio's Kenpo
1st Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
Shihan Mike Bush
CSSD Lakewood dojo & WSD instructor
5th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
4th Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
2nd Degree Black Belt, Shaolin Kempo Karate
Sensei Michelle Boyd
CSSD hombu instructor
4th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
Sensei Shane Whitehead
Head instructor, NRH dojo
4th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
Sensei Rob Nickell
CSSD hombu instructor
3rd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
Sensei Tom Ballinger
4th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
Sensei Diana Houghton Whiting
Head Instructor, CSSD Colorado
2nd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
Blue Belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Behring)
Sensei Stephen Whiting
Head Instructor, CSSD Colorado
2nd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
Blue Belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Behring)
Sensei Kellyn Laurinski
CSSD Program Director
CSSD Lakewood instructor
4th Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
2nd Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
Sensei Kory Helfman
Head Instructor, Mockingbird Elementary After School
3rd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
1st Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
Sensei Dru Ubben
CSSD Lakewood instructor
3rd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
Sensei Shawn Griffith
CSSD hombu instructor
3rd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
1st Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
Sensei Cherie Neyrey
CSSD Lakewood instructor
2nd Degree Black Belt
Sensei Jamie St John
CSSD hombu instructor
2nd Degree Black Belt
Sensei Jimmy Mathis
3rd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
CSSD hombu instructor
Chalkline Fitness Instructor
Sensei Glenn Robinson
CSSD Hombu Instructor
1st Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo
2nd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
1st Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
Sensei Steven Rountree
CSSD Lakewood Instructor
2nd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo
2nd Degree Black Belt, Karazenpo Goshinjutsu
Purple Belt in Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu
Sensei Darrell Turner
CSSD Bachman Instructor
2nd Degree Black Belt, Gasan Ryu Kenpo

Jiyushikai Aikido and Aikibudo Instructors

Bill Parker
Head Instructor

Bill Parker has been practicing Kodokan judo for many years and began aikibudo in 1992. His teachers include Vince Tamura, Russell Waddell, and C. Clark. He holds Jiyushinkai 4th dan and Kodokan Judo 5th dan. He is a high school teacher and is married to Linda. He is an instructor at the Jita Kyoei Dojo in Dallas, Texas.
David Bedard
Head Instructor

Born in 1967, David Bedard began aikido training in Lewisville Texas in 1991. His teachers include C. Clark, Steve Duncan, Denis Dorris, Aaron Clark, David Martin, and Yoko Sato. He holds Jiyushinkai 4th dan and also practices Shinto Muso Ryu Jo and other Japanese koryu with Phil Relnick. He is an assistant instructor at the Jita Kyoei Dojo in Dallas, Texas.

Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu and Kodokan Judo

Vince Tamura (Deceased)
9th Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo
9th Degree Black Belt, Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu
Cofounder of Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu with his brother Masato Tamura
Jim Webb
7th Degree Black Belt, kodokan Judo
Past President, USJA, International Referee
United States Judo Association
6th Degree Black Belt, Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu
2nd Degree Black Belt, JKA Shotokan
Kamil Kuroda
3rd Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo
1st Degree Black Belt, Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu
American Airlines Pilot, AA Flight Instructor
Bill Parker
6th Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo
4th Degree Black Belt, Jiyushinkai Aikido
3rd Degree Black Belt, Heike Ryu Jiu-Jitsu
Paul Uyemura
5th Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo
Robin Tidwell
5th Degree Black Belt, Kodokan Judo

Juko Kai Aiki Ju-Jutsu

Dan Nolan
6th Degree Black in Aiki Ju-Jutsu