Kyoshi Elmar Schmeisser, 7th Dan

Kyoshi Elmar Schmeisser has been training and teaching karate since 1968.  The karate substyle taught is primarily Shotokan karate (lineages from Hidetaka Nishiyama/JKA and Richard Kim/Shorinjiryu), with minor additions from Goju-ryu.  His current research emphasis is in the analysis and practice of the historical  based on their self-defense utility, including throws and joint locks.  He is currently ranked at 7th Degree blackbelt (Nanadan) in Shotokan Karate by the International Society of Okinawan/Japanese Karate-do (ISOK), and also holds the service title of Kyoshi. The rank has been recognized by the International Shotokan-ryu Shihan-kai.


Further, he holds a first degree black belt (Shodan) in Aikido (Aikikai) and Kyudo (Japanese archery, ZNKR). Additionally, he holds brown belt equivalent ranks in Judo (Kodokan, Sankyu) and Iaido (Soshoryu, Sankyu).




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