Otsuka Yasuyuki Soke (Headmaster of Meifu-Shinkage Ryu shuriken-jutsu)
Iwasaki Hisashi Soke (Headmaster of Kobori Ryu suiei-jutsu)
Sawai Atsuhiro Sensei (Kobori Ryu suiei-jutsu)
Suzuki Kunio Sensei, (Nakamura Ryu and Toyama Ryu iaido, Wado Ryu karate-do)
Ohsaki Jun Sensei (Saigo Ryu aiki-jujutsu and Kodokan judo)
Cynthia Hayashi Sensei (Aikikai aikido)
Stephen Fabian Sensei (Hontai Yoshin Ryu jujutsu, Toyama Ryu iaido)
Hunter Armstrong Sensei (Owari Kan Ryu sojutsu, Yagyu Shinkage Ryu kenjutsu, Shindo Muso Ryu jojutsu, and Goju Ryu karate-do)
Guy Power Sensei (Nakamura Ryu iaido and battodo)
Herb Wong Sensei (Shorin Ryu karate-do)
Mr. Dave Lowry (Shindo Muso Ryu jojutsu, Yagyu Shinkage Ryu kenjutsu, and Aikikai aikido)
Mr. Wayne Muromoto (Takeuchi Ryu jujutsu, Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu iaido)
And many others.
What's in a Name?
The SMAA Mon
Objectives of the SMAA
- To promote and aid in the growth of Japan's traditional martial arts and ways.
- To assist the public in achieving spiritual growth and physical development through budo and koryu bujutsu training.
- To further friendship and understanding between Asian and Western martial artists.
- To establish goodwill and harmony among martial artists of various systems.
- To offer Western martial artists access to legitimate budo and koryu bujutsu organizations and teachers in Japan.
- To give practitioners of authentic budo and koryu bujutsu recognition for their years of devotion to these arts.