INSTRUCTORS

 

 

 

Gaspar Hanshi, Chief Instructor

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Started Training in Martial Arts in 1965.

In 1968 started training under O’Sensei Adlawan until his demise on September 1st, 1987.

Four- time A.A.U. U.S.A. National  champion in Kata and Kumite, Certified National Referee since 1996 to present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Gaspar Waka Hanshi, Head Instructor

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Started Training in 1979 under O’Sensei Adlawan & Gaspar Hanshi.

Made 1st Degree Black Belt in 1986.

Four-time National Champion in Kata, Kumite, Long Kobudo, Short Kobudo.  

A.A.U. U.S.A. Certified National Coach 1996 to present, and has produced over 65 National

Champions in Kata, Kumite, and Long Weapons.

Coached U.S.A. National Junior Team in Japan 2004.

Currently hold 8th Degree Black Belt and the title of Waka Hanshi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Teresa Flores Kyoshi

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Started Training in 1989

Instructors: M. Gaspar Hanshi & L. Gaspar Waka Hanshi 
1st Degree Black Belt in 1999
2nd Degree Black Belt in 2002
3rd Degree Black Belt in 2004

6rd Degree Black Belt

4th Degree Black Belt in 2009

Two-time A.A.U. U.S.A National Champion in Kumite

Three-time A.A.U. U.S.A Silver Medalist in Kata & Kumite

A.A.U. U.S.A. Certified National Coach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Isamu Gaspar Kyoshi

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Started training at the age of 5 years old in 1992

First Jun-Sho-Dan in the history of the Federation in 2004

Made Sho-Dan in 2005

Made Ni-Dan in 2005

Made San-Dan in 2012

One time A.A.U. USA Junior Olympics Silver Medalist in Kata

One time A.A.U. USA Junior Olympics Silver Medalist in Kumite

One time A.A.U. USA National Champion in Kobudo

One time A.A.U. USA National Champion in Kata

Two time A.A.U. USA National Champion in Kumite

Silver Medalist in Kata & Kumite on the A.A.U USA National Junior team in Japan versus Japan in 2004, was invited again in 2005 but did not go.

A.A.U. USA Certified National Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Vanessa Morales Senpai

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Started training at the age of 7 in 2001

Made Sho-Dan in 2014

One time A.A.U. U.S.A. National Grand Champion in Kumite

KJKFF Women's Grand Champion Kata and Kumite in 2104

Her last Instructor was Waka Sensei Isamu Gaspar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Kenjutsuryu instructors.

 

 

 

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