School Information

The school has many qualified and dedicated instructors and is proud to have trained over 60 students achieve the level of Shodan and higher. The list below shows the current structure of the UK HQ school and active Dan grades and their roles within the school.

 

UK HQ Branch Structure

 

Honourable Senior Members

Peter Connolly, Founder – Shihan, Kyoshi
Rhys Williams – Shihan, Kyoshi
Jenny Grosvenor – Shihan, Renshi
Carla Jenkins – Renshi

Senior Committee and Qualified Instructors

Piero Barba, Honbu Cho – Shihan, Kyoshi
Tina Emerson – Renshi
Tim Emerson – Renshi
Caroline Gibbs – Renshi
Jason Marle – Renshi

Qualified Instructors

Nigel White
Siobhan Franklin
Peter Ball
Enza Barba
Roger Allen

Assistant Instructors

Derek Richards
Colin Rayner
Claudia Barba
Michelle Marle
Alessandro Asprosso
Joshua Marle
Edward Millard

Dan Grades Awarded

 

6th Dan – Rokudan 六段

Peter Connolly – Founder
Rhys Williams – Co Founder
Piero Barba – Honbu Cho

5th Dan – Godan 五段

Jennifer Grosvenor
Timothy Houghton
Carla Jenkins
Tina Emerson

4th Dan – Yondan 四段

Luke Bicknell
Joel Armstrong
Timothy Emerson
Caroline Gibbs
Jason Marle

3rd Dan – Sandan 三段/参段

Angus Alston
Julia Turley
Sarah Martin
Derek Richards
Chris Jellett
Nigel White
Siobhan Franklin
Jamie Ferguson
Jake Bicknell
Peter Ball

2nd Dan – Nidan 二段/弐段

Mark Walder
Michael Irwin
Sue Hibling
Terry Creasey
Roy Radhanauth
Simon Schönbuchner
Marisa Sellars
Peter Davey
Silke Schönbuchner
Steve Tovee
Jay Tovee
Ross Peacock
Eloisa Tovee
Oliver Toynbee
Enza Barba
Roger Allen
Colin Rayner

1st Dan – Shodan 初段

Wendy Ratcliffe
Paul Trinnick
Karen Morris
Katherine Morgan
Mario Barba
Neil Fletcher
Mark Horemans
Andrew Spencer
Matthew Cartwright
Andrew Large
Michael Grayson
Steven Penney
Jonathan Harper
Paul Richards

Stephen Cork
Denise Alston
Paul Leppard
Daniel McLelland
Ryan West
John Inman
Tarin Heaton-Heather
Kim Heaton-Heather
Vladimir Jovkovich
Robert Sanders
Lorraine Bulbeck
Simon Torn
Richard Surridge
Daniel Drylie

Alex Hammond
Mark Beddis
Rosalie Ball
Peter Smith
Claudia Barba
Chantelle Tovee
Satoko Nishihata
Jack Keogh
Alessandro Asprosso
Lucie Queste
Michelle Marle
Bruno Linden
Joshua Marle
Edward Millard

Independent Branches

 

Reiwaryu Ryushinkan Yanagi Branch

Timothy Houghton

Tunbridge Wells Branch

Joel Armstrong

Please note: Independent branches are managed, run and financially independent to that of the UK HQ Branch