Martial Arts

Hiro Inoue

Bio

Teaching younger generations ’How Not to Fight’ with training how to use the sword most effectively

Qualifications

Roku-Dan (6th Degree) of Iaido at All Japan Iaido Federation (ZNIR).
Nana-Dan (7th Degree)
Officially Citified Instructor at World

Yoshio Ishimura

Bio

Aikido is based on the principle of non-conflict. In Aikido, one uses powerful circular movements to blend with an opponent’s attact and redirect the attack into a throw or immobilization, bringing the conflict to a peaceful

Alexander Kask

Bio

Alex is a direct student of Ono Yōtarō-sensei of the Chōfūkan Dōjō in Kyōto, Japan, who is the 16th lineal headmaster of the Bitchū-den linegage of Takenouchi-ryū Bu-jutsu, one of Japan’s oldest and most respected martial

Ken Stavenes

Bio

Ken began training with the UBC Judo Club in 1995 and has been instructing with UBC Judo for the past 10 years. During his time at UBC he has also had the opportunity to train with

Gosha

Bio

Gosha has been training Muay Thai since 2009 and has invested his time in several professional gyms, including ones overseas. He was taught the fundamentals of the sport by Chase Ingalls, a 4-time Muay Thai world champion.

Dan Read

Bio

Dan Read has been training in martial arts for 35 years, and teaching Hapkido for almost 30. In addition to Hapkido, Dan has a well-rounded background in a variety of other fighting arts, including Karate, Kendo,