Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu Official Black Belt Holders/Licensed Instructors

NOTE: Black Belt Promotions and Teaching Licenses are Awarded under the Authority of the Founder and Current Soke of Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu,
Prof. Andrew Yiannakis

Indicates Active Members

1. Dr. Andrew Yiannakis (8th Dan, USJJF Jujutsu); 6th Dan Traditional Kodokan Judo (USA-TKJ). Founder and Soke of Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, New Mexico.
       Member, USJJF
    2. Dr. Colin Campbell (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; 1st Dan, Judo), Univ. of Edimburgh, Scotland
    3. Dr. Phil Tomporowski (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu), Univ. of Georgia, Georgia
4. Dr. Greg Kane (5th Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; Menkyo Chuden #1 (LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR) and Uchideshi #1), March 2015, Eastern CT State  Univ., CT. Member, USJJF.
5. Dr. Justin Schaefer (3rd Dan, WSR Jujutsu and Uchideshi #2. 1st Dan Ninjutsu. LICENSED JUJUTSU CLUB INSTRUCTOR #5), September 19, 2014. Univ. of California, Irvine
6. Sensei John D'Angelo (4th Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; Menkyo Chuden #2 (LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR) and Uchideshi #4), August 15th, 2012, ; Connecticut. Member, USJJF
    7. Sensei Chris Richie (1st Dan Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; Menkyo Shoden #1 (LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR)and Uchideshi #5), Connecticut
    8. Sensei Dr. Ib Shihadeh (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; Menkyo Shoden #2 (LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR); 2nd Dan, Tae Kwon Do), Connecticut
9. Sensei Amber Selko (3rd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; Menkyo Shoden #3(LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR), March 2015, Connecticut. Member, USJJF
    10. Sensei Maya Aley (2nd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; Menkyo Shoden #4(LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR); 1st Dan, Oyama Karate), Connecticut
11. Sensei Linda Yiannakis (5th Dan, USJJF/Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu; Menkyo Chuden #3 (LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR); 5th Dan Traditional Kodokan       Judo (USA-TKJ), April 2015, New Mexico. Member, USJJF.
12. Sensei Craig Thomas (2nd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, November 2013), Menkyo Shoden #5(LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR), Connecticut.
       Member, USJJF.
13. Sensei Josh Cooper (2nd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu (November 2013), Menkyo Shoden #6(LICENSED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR), Connecticut.
       Member, USJJF.
    14. Sifu Phil Romero (Honorary 6th Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, March 18th, 2012; Senior Sifu (Wing Chun),
      New Mexico
    15. Sensei Jesse Ballou (6th Dan Judo; Honorary 7th Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, June 2011). New Mexico 16. Sensei Rob Debuck (4th Dan Judo; 1st Dan Tae Kwon Do; 1st Dan Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, August 2011). New Mexico
17. Sensei Martin Overfield (3rd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, September 28, 2015. (Menkyo Shoden #7, LICENSED PROF JUJUTSU INSTRUCTOR. AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE, New Mexico. Member, USJJF.
18. Sensei Robert Malakhov (3rd Dan Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, August 13, 2016) (Menkyo Shoden #10,LICENSED Professional INSTRUCTOR. AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE. New Mexico. Member, USJJF.
19. Sensei Kostas Dervenis (5th Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, March 2015), Athens, Greece. Member, USJJF.
20. Sensei Dr. Muyiwa Oluwasanmi (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, December 13th, 2012), (LICENSED ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR, May 2012) Santa Clara, CA. Member, USJJF.
21. Sensei Mark Fraser (2nd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, February 2013), New Mexico
22. Sensei Dr. Robert Baker (3rd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, May 5th 2015), (Menkyo Shoden, LICENSED PROFESSIONAL JUJUTSU INSTRUCTOR #9, January 1st 2016), NM and IL.) Member, USJJF.
23. Sensei Keith Mellor (2nd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, May 5th 2015, (LICENSED JUJUTSU CLUB INSTRUCTOR #3, September 2014), NM. Member, USJJF.
24. Sensei Trevor Turbov (2nd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, Septmber 28, 2015, (Menkyo Shoden #8, LICENSED PROFESSIONAL JUJUTSU INSTRUCTOR). AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE, NM. Member, USJJF.
    25. Sensei Allen Pittman, (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, December 5th, 2013, (LICENSED ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR, May 2014), NM
26. Sensei Shalom Dawit (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, December 15th, 2013), CT. Member, USJJF
27. Sensei Nikos Pappas (2nd Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, March 2015), Athens, Greece
28. Sensei Bennett Poulin (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, August 1st, 2016. AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE and Licensed Club Instructor, Albuquerque, NM
29. Sensei Cody Bassett, (1st Dan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu, August 1st, 2016; 1st Dan Karate). AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE and Licensed Club INstructor, Albuquerque, NM

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