Our club members are long time residents, businessmen and educators in South Florida. Listed here are brief biographies of our yudansha instructors:


Carlos Rivera - Founding Member

Occupation: Retired from UPS Corporation

Member since 1986; Current Rank: 4-dan

Has studied Kendo since 1986; has also practiced Goju Ryu Karate


Lew Murphy - Kaicho (Club President), GNEUSKF Representative & Senior Member

Occupation: Attorney

Member since 1990; Current Rank: 4-dan

Has studied Kendo since 1990; has also practiced European Fencing

 

Mike Meade - Senior Member

Occupation: General Contractor & Photographer

Member since 1991; Current Rank: 4-dan

Has studied Kendo since 1988; has also practiced Judo


William Collazo - Senior Member

Occupation: High School Teacher (Japanese Language)

Member since 1997; Current Rank: 4-dan

Has studied Kendo since 1992; also practices Mushin Goju Ryu Karate