Instructors

our instructors

  • Scott Brooks
    Scott Brooks (4-Dan).  Began Kendo in 1992 as a JET participant at Kozu shima Island (a remote island that is a part of the…
  • Craig Philbeck
    Craig Philbeck (5-Dan). Began Kendo at the age of later in life with the Charlotte Kendo Club under Ken Strawn sensei (5-dan) in October…
  • Ken Strawn
    Ken Strawn (5-dan). Began Kendo at the San Jose State University Kendo Club under Benjamin Hazard (7-dan Hanshi). Also trained with Y. Miyata (8-dan…
  • Mitch Asano
    Michimoto Asano (4-Dan). Began Kendo in high school team in Japan, has been doing keiko in college/company team, dojo in Phoenix AZ and joined…
  • Glenn Weyler
    Glenn Weyler (4-Dan).  Began Kendo in 1999 under Ken Strawn (5-Dan) while still in high school after attending a local demonstration.  He has helped…