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mso 9]><xml> <o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="1026"/> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapelayout v:ext="edit"> <o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1"/> </o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--> </head> <body lang=EN-US link="#0066CC" vlink="#006666" style='tab-interval:35.4pt'> <div class=WordSection1> <p class=MsoTitle><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt'>International Combat Martial Arts Encyclopedia<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoSubtitle><span style='color:navy'>Who is <span class=GramE>Who</span> in the International Combat Martial Arts<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;color:navy'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:36.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;color:navy'>- B -<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoHeading9><span style='font-size:9.0pt'>David Baker<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt;text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>I am the Head Instructor and Director of Freestyle <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span> <span class=SpellE>Kobudo</span> 2nd Dan <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span> / 4th Dan <span class=SpellE>Kobudo</span>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>I also hold the position of Head Instructor Practical <span class=SpellE>JuJitsu</span> and Part Founder 3rd Dan and <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Practical <span class=SpellE>JuJitsu</span> England Banner Rep under Practical Martial Arts plus I hold the following: -<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Member of Masters International Nunchaku Association<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1st Dan Senior Instructor under <span class=SpellE>licence</span> with Martial Arts All Styles <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1st Dan Spirit Combat International<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1st Dan under Self <span class=SpellE>Defence</span> Federation as a Club Head<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Senior Self <span class=SpellE>Defence</span> Instructor<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1st Dan Instructor under World Elite Black Belt Society<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>The past Martial Arts I have trained in are: -<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Shotokan Karate, <span class=SpellE>Kempo</span> <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span>, <span class=SpellE>Shadlin</span> <span class=SpellE>Kempo</span>, <span class=SpellE>Thi</span> Chi, <span class=SpellE>Hapkido</span>, Offensive San Soo, Aikido and other Martial Arts.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>I have been training in Martial arts since 1985 and I have been teaching Weapons for the past 12 years and Jujitsu for 9 years (5 years of my own club) Freestyle <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span> has <span class=GramE>two Dojo</span> and Practical <span class=SpellE>JuJitsu</span> has over 8500 members under the membership of Practical Martial Arts.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>The system of <span class=SpellE>Kobudo</span> we teach is done around 5 weapons (4 of which <span class=GramE>has</span> a syllabus) these are Jo, <span class=SpellE>Tanjo</span>, <span class=SpellE>Handbo</span>, <span class=SpellE>Kubotan</span> and Nunchakus.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>The system of <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span> we teach (Freestyle <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span>) is based on Samurai <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span>, <span class=SpellE>Kempo</span> <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span>, Judo and other systems, but it does have its own syllabus that is done to as high standard as we can keep.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Past and Present Instructors<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=SpellE><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Soke</span></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'> Brain <span class=SpellE>Dossett</span> 10th Dan Spirit Combat<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=SpellE><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Kancho</span></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'> Bill Cox 7th Dan Spirit Combat<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Shihan Brian Cheek 7th Dan W.E.B.B.S<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Master Dave <span class=SpellE>Turton</span> 8th Dan Self <span class=SpellE>Defence</span> Federation<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Senior Sensei Neil <span class=SpellE>Godbold</span> 2nd Dan Freestyle <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Shihan P Browne 7th Dan <span class=SpellE>Kempo</span> <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span> <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Sensei Dave Aikido<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Sensei Dominic Foster 4th Dan Aikido<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Master Dave Bishop 5th Dan Karate / Kickboxing<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=SpellE><span lang=DE style='font-size:9.0pt; color:windowtext;mso-ansi-language:DE'>Sensei</span></span><span lang=DE style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext;mso-ansi-language:DE'> Zoltan 3rd Dan <span class=SpellE>Shotokan</span> Karate<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Sensei Robert Agar Hutton<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Plus others that have been on Courses Seminars <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Time in Martial Arts<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1985 (only 6 months)  <span class=SpellE>Shadlin</span> <span class=SpellE>Kempo</span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1985 Present weapons Nunchakus<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1990 Present Freestyle <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span> (plus other Martial Arts)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>1998 Present Spirit Combat<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>2001 2003 Self <span class=SpellE>Defence</span> Federation<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>2002 Present W.E.B.B.S<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>2002 Present Practical Martial Arts<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>I have done tournaments and got 5th place in Sport <span class=SpellE>Ju</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span> (Nationals) 2 years running 1993 / 1994 <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:navy'>Gregory Benjamin <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt;text-align:justify'><span class=SpellE><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Soke</span></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'> Gregory B. Benjamin was born March 20, 1956 in Monroe, Louisiana.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He has acquired many accomplishments from his marital art status to his honorary Doctorate of Divinity to retirement from the United States Air Force in June 1994.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt;text-align:justify'><span class=SpellE><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Soke</span></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'> Gregory Benjamin started his martial arts journey in 1971, under Master Johnson. Ben Do <span class=SpellE>Sool</span> Founder Gregory Benjamin is a lifelong student of the martial arts, with over 35 years in the arts. <span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Grandmaster Benjamin has studied and achieved black belts in different systems, but his main arts have been Korean styles such as Dong Koo <span class=SpellE>Yudo</span> Kwan/Korea 4th Dan, 4th Dan in <span class=SpellE>Kempo</span>, 3rd Dan in Do Hap <span class=SpellE>Sool</span> under <span class=SpellE>Sabunim</span> In Hwan Chung, 2nd Dan Tang Soo Do, and 1st Dan Tae Kwon Do, etc.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Benjamin has been awarded the degree of Doctorate of Philosophy in Martial Arts &amp; Sciences. He has trained in Korea, Germany, and the United States. While in the military for 20-plus years <span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Benjamin has trained many units and masters how to fight full contact in different Military Branches.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>He is a decorated veteran (Vietnam and Gulf War) and a military hand to hand specialist.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Some he trained have gone on to take masters championships in different martial arts events.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt;text-align:justify'><span class=SpellE><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Soke</span></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'> Benjamin has trained with many great Masters in different systems. He fought Golden Glove, and has taken many martial arts championships. <span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Benjamin fought in the <span class=SpellE>Osan</span> Pacific Nationals full contact fighting tournament and placed third against 120 competitors;<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>some of the greatest fighters in the Marines, Army, Navy, and Air Force, etc.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Benjamin also taught in Germany and Barksdale AFB from 1979 through 1984 before being transferred to Tinker AFB. <span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Benjamin has performed many exhibitions around the country and at different Air Force Bases. <span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Benjamin is also a certified martial arts international examiner.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt;text-align:justify'><span class=SpellE><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'>Soke</span></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'> Benjamin is founder of Ben Do <span class=SpellE>Sool</span> School of Martial Arts which means  Fighting skills and weapon techniques . Ben Do <span class=SpellE>Sool s</span> unique aspects are its self-defense tactics, weapons, and its close quarter s techniques.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>Ben Do <span class=SpellE>Sool</span> is an art depicted on its circular movement, flowing motion and its animal forms. <span class=SpellE>Soke</span> Benjamin s philosophy with the movements of this art is that a fight should not last longer than one minute.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='tab-stops:117.0pt 216.0pt'><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:navy;mso-fareast-language:DE-CH'>Stephan <span class=SpellE>Breu</span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt'><span class=SpellE><span style='font-size:9.0pt'>Kaicho</span></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt'> Stephan <span class=SpellE>Breu</span> was born in 1965 in Switzerland. Since his younger years he showed interest in <span class=SpellE><span class=GramE>japanese</span></span> Martial Arts, starting training in Aikido and later <span class=SpellE>Kyokushin</span> Karate (<span class=SpellE>Kyokushinkai</span>) and Shotokan Karate-Do.<br> <br> After a break in training of traditional Martial Arts caused by professional reasons and military service he restarted training in different modern Martial Arts systems. So he is today representing <span class=SpellE>Kyokushin</span> <span class=SpellE>Kakuto</span> <span class=SpellE>Jitsu</span>, a modern all-round fighting system based on <span class=SpellE>Kyokushin</span>-Karate headed by <span class=SpellE>Kancho</span> Fernando Caraballo and <span class=SpellE>Kaicho</span> Luis A. Ortiz Flores, in Switzerland. He is also confirmed<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>6th Dan by the International <span class=SpellE>Ryu</span> <span class=SpellE>Kyu</span> Kai Karate Association, a traditional Shotokan Organization founded by Grandmaster <span class=SpellE>Teji</span> Saito in 1954, today headed by Robert Handley, <span class=SpellE>Hanshi</span>.<br> <br> Today he is focusing more on energy-training to develop &quot;Ki&quot; (chin. &quot;Qi&quot;) and nourishing life. So he founded Kokusai <span class=SpellE>Kikou</span> <span class=SpellE>Renmei</span> to promote <span class=SpellE>japanese</span> energy systems for health benefits and he is heading <span class=SpellE>Seishin-Ryu</span> <span class=SpellE>Kikoukai</span> <span class=GramE>teaching<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><span class=SpellE>traditonal</span></span> and modern <span class=SpellE>kikou</span>-forms as well as basic knowledge of traditional <span class=SpellE>asian</span> medicine and Zen-Buddhism through his school Energetic Arts Academy. <span class=SpellE>Seishin-Ryu</span> <span class=SpellE>Kikoukai</span> is member of the International <span class=SpellE>Seishin-Ryu</span> Association founded by Dai-<span class=SpellE>Soke</span> David Prez Alvarez</span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Tahoma'> </span><span style='font-size:9.0pt'>of <span class=SpellE>Seishin-Ryu</span> <span class=SpellE>Iaido</span> <span class=SpellE>Renmei</span> (an organization founded 1945 by <span class=SpellE>Hanshi</span> Hattori <span class=SpellE>Takeyuki</span>, <span class=SpellE>Soke</span>).<br> <br> <span class=SpellE>Kaicho</span> was also introduced to the newly developed Health Qigong Forms of the Chinese Health Qigong Association by his brother, at that time President of the Swiss Health Qigong Association. So he used the opportunity to present the Health Qigong forms &quot;Yi <span class=SpellE>Jin</span> Jing&quot; and &quot;Ba <span class=SpellE>Duan</span> <span class=SpellE>Jin</span>&quot; successfully as one of the first Europeans in China during the 2nd International Health Qigong Demonstration and Exchange in 2007 in Beijing and took his <span class=SpellE>Duan</span> Examination at this first time event. He is acting as Vice-President of the Swiss Health Qigong Association today.<br> <br> His training allowed him to form a new training-system  Shaolin <span class=SpellE>Yangsheng</span> Fa combining the advantages of traditional elements of Shaolin Qigong and Shaolin <span class=SpellE>Quan</span> with <span class=SpellE>daoistic</span> techniques and the new developments in Health Qigong aiming for nourishing life of the practitioners.<br> <br> Through his activities as Chairman of the Referee Committee of the World Sports Karate Federation (WSKE) and licensed Referee <span class=SpellE>Sanshou</span> for Swiss <span class=SpellE>Wushu</span> Federation he is still engaged in different martial arts events. He also founded Kokusai <span class=SpellE>Bujutsu</span> <span class=SpellE>Kessha</span> as an open forum and organization for Martial Arts <span class=SpellE>enthusiastics</span> worldwide.<br> <br> He is also <span style='mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>a Reiki Master/Teacher in the <span class=SpellE>Usui</span> Shiki <span class=SpellE>Ryoho</span> tradition.</span><br> <br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]></span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:9.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoBodyText2><span style='font-size:8.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><a href="http://www.icmaua.com/" target="_blank"><span lang=FR style='mso-ansi-language: FR'>International Combat Martial Arts Unions Association</span></a></span><span lang=FR style='font-size:8.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; color:windowtext;mso-ansi-language:FR'>. </span><span style='font-size:8.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>All Rights Reserved.<o:p></o:p></span></p> </div> </body> </html>