Ryuu Martial Arts

"WE ARE DEVELOPING TOMORROWS LEADERS ONE BLACK BELT AT A TIME"

The Staff:

Dojo Owner and Senior Master Instructor

Instructor's Martial Arts Resume

Name / Title: Dr. Jimmy L. Jackson, DMA, Ph.D., AS , 10th Dan 

Began Study: June 1971, Seibukan Shorin Ryu Karate

Certified Ranks

  • Gokui Kaiden & Founder ~ Aiki Goshin Sen Jutsu
  • Judan, 10th Degree Black Belt ~ Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate
  • Rokudan, 6th Degree Black Belt ~ Shorin Ryu Karate
  • Rokudan, 6th Degree Black Belt ~ Wado Ryu Karate
  • Sandan, 3 Degree Black Belt ~ Shintoyoshin Ryu Jiu Jitsu
  • Nidan, 2 Degree Black Belt ~ Toyojin Ryu Ju Jitsu
  • Nidan, 2 Degree Black Belt ~ Okinawa Kenpo Karate
  • Nidan, 2 Degree Black Belt ~ Kenwayoshin Ryu Iaido
  • Shodan, 1 Degree Black Belt ~ Okuno Ryu Karate

Memberships, Associations and Certifications

  • Senior Advisor ~ American Martial Arts Renmei (AMAR)
  • Senior Advisor ~ World Kenwayoshin Ryu Bujutsu (WKRB)
  • Senior Adviser ~ Martial Arts USA (MAUSA)
  • Founder & Gokui Kaiden ~ Aiki Goshin Sen Jutsu
  • Founder & Menkyo Kaiden ~ Okinawa Kenpo Tuite ~ Goshin Jutsu
  • Founder ~ International Combative Arts Society (ICAS)
  • Board of Directors ~ Gold Coast Martial Arts Association (GCMAA)
  • Master’s Advisory Board Member ~ Okinawa Kenpo Karate Renmei of America
  • Advisory Board Member ~ United States Wado Shiho Kai (USWSK)
  • Lifetime Member ~ Universal Martial Arts Congress (UMAC)
  • Lifetime Member ~ Goshin Jitsu Kenpo Federation (GJKF)
  • Lifetime Member ~ Nippon Martial Arts Renmei
  • Member ~ American Budokai International, Inc. (ABI)
  • Member ~ American Women Self Defense Association (AWSDA)
  • Member ~ International Martial Arts Council of America (IMACA)
  • Member ~ World Karate Kobudo Jiu Jitsu Federation (WKKJJF)
  • Member ~ Martial Arts Foundation - International (MAFI)
  • Member ~ Samurai Ju Jitsu Association International (SJJAI)
  • Member ~ Kamishin-Kai Ju Jutsu-Aiki International (KJJAI)
  • Member ~ International Karate Kobudo Federation (IKKF)
  • Member ~ International Martial Arts Federation (IMAF)
  • International Instructor Certification ~ Professional Association of Martial Arts Instructors (PAMAI)

Special Awards and Recognition's

  • Nominee ~ Cosmopolitan Martial Arts Brotherhood Hall of Fame,” Grandmaster of the year”
  • Inductee ~ United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame, “Grandmaster of the Year”
  • Inductee ~ Gold Coast Martial Arts Hall of Fame, “Grandmaster of the Year”
  • Inductee ~ Gold Coast Martial Arts Hall of Fame, “Board of Directors”
  • Inductee ~ Gold Coast Martial Arts Hall of Fame, “Grandmaster of the Year”
  • Degree ~ Doctor of Martial Arts, Ph.D., AS, Universal Martial Arts Congress, Sokeship Board
  • Degree ~ Head Founder, Soke of System, Universal Martial Arts Congress, Sokeship Board
  • Judan, 10th Dan ~ Gold Coast Martial Arts Association
  • Judan, 10th Dan ~ Universal Martial Arts Congress

Specialized Interest:

  • Chinese Qigong
  • Reiki Natural Healing Arts

Disciplines and or Styles of Martial Arts Studied Karate

  • Seibukan Shorin Ryu Karate
  • Yoshukai Karate Do
  • Karenzu-Kai Karate
  • Okuno Ryu Karate
  • Okinawa Kenpo Karate
  • Wado Ryu Karate
  • Shotokan Karate
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate

Kung Fu

  • Pi Lum Kung Fu
  • Shaolin White Crain Kung Fu
  • Shaolin White Crane Chin Na
  • Shaolin Taiji Chin Na
  • Eagle Claw Chin Na

Jiu Jitsu

  • Small Circle Jujitsu
  • Shintoyoshin Ryu Jiu Jitsu
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Jiu Jitsu
  • Toyojin Ryu Ju Jitsu
  • Tae Gun Do Ju Jitsu
  • Jin Jung Kwan Hapkido
  • Kuro Ryuu Aiki Goshin Sen Jutsu
  • Okinawa Kenpo Tuite - Goshin Jutsu
  • Yoshukai Aikido
  • Daito Ryu Ju Jitsu
  • Takeshin Aiki

Street Combat     

  • Dim Mak
  • Krav Maga
  • Yawara Aiki Ju Jutsu
  • Kajukenbo

Iaido

  • Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaido
  • Mugai Ryu Iaijutsu
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Iaido

Instructor’s Martial Arts Resume

Brevard County After School Karate

Name/ Title: William “Bill” Holland, 8th Dan

Began Study: January 1994, Okinawan Kenpo Karate

Certified Ranks

  • Hachidan, 8th Degree Black Belt ~ Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate
  • ​Godan, 5th Degree Black Belt ~ Okinawan Kenpo Karate
  • Sandan, 3rd Degree Black Belt ~ Shintoyoshin Ryu Jiu Jitsu

Positions Held: Owner and Chief Instructor Memberships, Associations and Certifications

  • Founding Member American Martial Arts Renmei, International (AMAR)
  • Member Universal Martial Arts Congress (UMAC)
  • Member Karate for Christ (KFC)

Special Awards and Recognition's

  • Inductee Cosmopolitan Florida Hall of Fame Martial Arts Brotherhood, 2007 “Master of the Year”

Disciplines or Styles of Martial Arts Studied

  • Okinawan Kenpo Karate
  • Shintoyoshin Ryu Jiu Jitsu

  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate, Jiu Jitsu and Kobudo

Instructor’s Martial Art’s Resume

Master Instructor

Name / Title: Arnie Simon, 6th Dan ~ Master

Began Study: 1974, Shorin Ryu Matsubayasi-Ryu

Certified Ranks

  • Rokudan, 6th Degree Black Belt - Karenzu-Kai Karate.
  • Sandan, 3rd Degree Black Belt - Shotokan Karate
  • Nidan , 2nd Degree Black Belt - Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate  

Position Held: Chief Instructor 

Disciplines and or Styles of Martial Arts Studied

  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate

Instructor’s Martial Art’s Resume

Assistant Instructor

Name / Title: Jibreel R. Johnson, 3rd Dan

Began Study: March 2002, Okinawan Kenpo Karate

Certified Ranks

  • Sandan, 3rd. Degree Black Belt ~ Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate
  • Shodan, 1st. Degree Black Belt ~ Okinawan Kenpo Karate
  • 1st. Kyu, Brown Belt ~ Wado Ryu Karate
  • 1st. Kyu, Brown Belt ~ Eishin Ryu Iaido
  • 2nd. Kyu, Brown Belt ~ Shindo Ryu
  • 5th. Kyu Green Belt ~ Aiki Goshin Sen Jutsu
  • 7th. Kyu, Yellow Belt ~ Shintoyoshin Ryu Jiu Jitsu

Position Held: Assistant Instructor

Disciplines and or Styles of Martial Arts Studied

  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate
  • Okinawan Kenpo Karate
  • Wado Ryu Karate
  • Eishin Ryu Iaido
  • Shindo Ryu JoJutsu
  • Shintoyoshin Ryu Jiu Jitsu
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate, Jiu Jitsu and Kobudo
  • Aiki Goshin Sen Jutsu
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Iaido

Instructor’s Martial Arts Resume

Assistant Instructor

Name/Title: Kasandra “Kasi” Leclair, 2nd Dan

Began Study: January 2006 ~ Tang Soo Do

Certified Ranks

  • Nidan ~ 2nd Degree Black Belt ~ Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate
  • Shodan ~ 1st Degree Black Belt ~ Tang Soo Do
  • 4th Kyu ~ Kenwayoshin Ryu Iaido
  • 7th Kyu ~ Kuro Ryuu Aiki Goshin Sen Jutsu
  • 7th Kyu ~ Kosen Jiu Jitsu

Position Held: Assistant Instructor

Disciplines and or Styles of Martial Arts Studied

  • Tang Soo Do
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate
  • Aiki Goshin Ryu Sen Jutsu
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Iaido
  • Kosen Jiu Jitsu

Instructor’s Martial Arts Resume

Assistant Instructor

Name/ Title: Pablo Williams , 2nd Dan

Began Study: Tae Kwon Do at Age 13 Years of Age

Certified Ranks

  • Shodan, 2nd Degree Black Belt ~ Kenwayoshin Ryu Kenpo Karate
  • 1st Gup, Red Belt ~ Tae Kwon Do
  • Ni Kyu, 2nd Kyu Brown Belt ~ Okinawa Budo Kenkyukai (Kobudo)

Position Held: Assistant Instructor

Disciplines or Styles of Martial Arts Studied

  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Goju Ryu
  • Tai Fu Shoi
  • Kenwayoshin Ryu Karate, Jiu Jitsu and Kobudo

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