Professor Mike Esmailzadeh is the head instructor of Suigetsukan. He holds the following ranks and licenses:
Danzan Ryu Jujitsu
Kyoshi in Toyama-ryu Battodo
Rokudan in Toyama-ryu Battodo
Godan in Aikido.
(See complete rank list below)He has been actively involved in martial arts since 1976. Mike was born in
Mike has also trained in a variety of other martial arts/sports, including fencing, wrestling and Iaido. He trained and taught within the Chinese Gung Fu schools of Tai Mantis (Kam Yuen) and Wu Tang (Jason Tsou). He is currently continuing his education in Chinese Martial Arts by studying Bagua Zhang under Maija Soderholm.
In 1990 he left
Suigetsukan Dojo Website
Ranks Earned by Michael Esmailzadeh
|Yudansha Kai||Godan/ Professor||
|Start date ~11/9/1976|
|ISF Teaching License||Shihan||5/10/2005|
|ISF Teaching License||Kyoshi||
|ISF Teaching License||Renshi|
|ISF Teaching License||Shidoin||5/10/1990|
|ISF Teaching License||Shin-e|
|ISF Teaching License||Toku-e|
|ISF Teaching License||Ji-e|
|ISF Teaching License||Ren-e||10/20/1992|
|ISF Teaching License||Hyaku-e||8/5/1991|
Eskrima/ Kadena de Mano
|ITO/ Jason Inay||Level 5||10/12/2000 Not renewed|
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