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Jeffrey L. Bryant 7th Dan

                                                                                                                                                                                        

 Member of the United Okinawan Budo Association (Vice President)          

Michigan Sport Karate Circuit (Promoter and Arbitrator)

 Started Karate in October 1979                              Under: Randal Lee Moshier 
Promoted to 1st degree Black Belt in March 1987    Under: Randal Lee Moshier       
Promoted to 2nd degree Black Belt in Dec. 1991      Under: Randal Lee Moshier      
Promoted to 3rd degree Black Belt in 1994                Under: Randal Lee Moshier
Promoted to 3rd degree Black Belt in Aug. 1995       Under: Wesley C. Gugler
Promoted to 4th degree Black Belt in July 1997         Under: Wesley C. Gugler
Promoted to 5th degree Black Belt in June 2002       Under: Jim LaRocco /Bert Ross                                      Promoted to 6th degree Black Belt in June 2007       Under: Jim LaRocco /T. Perry                                        Promoted to 7th degree Black Belt in June 2013       Under: Jim LaRocco /Craig Gilmore/T. Perry

Promoted to 8th degree Black Belt in July 2017        Under: Tyrone Melton/Craig Gilimore

 Major Accomplishments:

1979  30 years in the IsshinRyu (October 1979)
1995-96    Michigan Karate Circuit (MKC) Black Belt Sparring Champion
1996     International Karate Circuit (IKC) Heavy Weight Sparring Champion
1996  Instructor of the Year (Present By Master Albert Mady)
2003  Elected State Representative of the United Okinawan Budo Association
2004  Grand Champion in Breaking, Breaking 10 one-inch bricks with his HEAD!  
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2005  Elected Vice-President of the United Okinawan Budo Association             

2006 Elected to the World Speed Board Breaking Association  (W.S.B.B.A.) Advisory Board

2007 Instructor of the Year (Present By United Okinawan Budo Association).

2008 Inducted in to the World of Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

2009 Inducted in to the Battle of 45th Hall of Fame.

2009 Trained his first world champion. (Rain Fredericks WKC 88lb Continuous Sparring Gold Medal Winner.

2010 Inducted in to the International Karate and Kickboxing Hall of Fame.

2010 Bronze Medal Winner Continuous Sparring WKC Portugal (World Championships)

2010 Trained Austin Bryant 2 Silver Medals and 1 Bronze and Nick Nowakowski 1 Bronze Medal WKC Portugal (World Championships)

2014 Elected President of the United Okinawan Budo Association   

 

 

Goals:
To promote IsshinRyu Karate through the United Okinawan Budo Association. To help make Sport Karate a major sporting event.