If you would like to join ITMA as a National Representative please write to Dr. Andrew Yiannakis, Director, at: To qualify you are expected to be engaged in a primarily traditional, or traditionally-based Asian martial art (primary focus should be combat/self defense but not sport competition) and hold the rank of nidan (or equivalent) from a legitimate national organization. Time-in-rank requirements also apply.

UNM Institute National Representatives (Individuals)



Dave Rogers, sensei, 3rd dan Aikido

Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido
Jones Center, Studio B
Springdale, AR 72762
Cell Phone: 505-917-4296


George Kirby Sensei, 10th Dan Budoshin Ju-Jitsu

Budoshin Ju-Jitsu Yudanshakai

Sensei Dr. Justin Schafer, Sandan, Wa Shin Ryu Jujutsu (Univ. of California-Irvine)


Sensei Brett Denison holds a Menkyo Okuden in Senshin Ryu Jujutsu and is the Chief Instructor of the Mizukan Dojo. Sensei Denison also holds a Menkyo in Yamauchi-ha Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaijutsu and is Shibucho for Colorado for the Komei Jyuku.

Mizukan Dojo - Senshin Ryu Jujutsu and Kenjutsu

Denison Sensei also produces certificates and hanko for dojo and organizations. His company specializes in traditional bi-lingual (English and Japanese) certificates.

For more information please go to:
Certificates & Hanko


Dr. Greg Kane, 5th Dan Jujutsu; Head Instructor, Eastern CT State Univertsity Jujutsu Club

Sensei John D'Angelo, 4th Dan Jujutsu; Head Instructor, University of Connecticut Jujutsu Club


Kostas Dervenis Sensei, Godan, Jujutsu

New York

Sifu Jesse Powell, Head Instructor, Riverside Tai Chi


Sensei Col. Barry Stebbins, 6th Dan Jujutsu


Sensei Kris Wilder, 5th Dan Goju ryu; 2nd Dan Tae Kown Do; 1st Dan Judo (West Seattle Karate Academy)


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