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Self Defense Systems Jeet Kune Do

This page reflects the list of black belts or black sashes, as well as JKDA instructors who are currently active with the Jeet Kune Do Association and / or Self Defense Systems International.  There have been some who have claimed ranking under the JKDA or SDS Int'l whose allegations are completely fraudulent.  Others have been dismissed from our organization, but still claim affiliation for commercial or credential purposes.  There are a very few of our people who have dropped out of the martial arts, but left in good standing.


BLACK BELT / SASH RANKS

Listed below are all of the martial arts under SDS that offer Black Belt ranking.

Jeet Kune Do (Black Sash)

Bushido Kempo (Karate)

Musha Ryu Aiki-Jutsu (Blending)

Sento Ju-Jitsu (Combat Jujitsu)

Bushido Kenjutsu (Sword)

Bo-Jutsu (Staff)

Katame-Jutsu (Ground Fighting)

Combat Military Martial Arts Training (CMAT)

Kobu-Jutsu (Weaponry)

Bushido Kempo Kwonbop Combat

SDS Homeland Combatives (Close Quarters Combat)


If there is someone in question, that you do not see on the list, then contact us at PDILLJKD@aol.com.

  • ​ACKERMAN, Bryan (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • BAKER, Ben (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • BAILIE, John (Virginia), Associate Instructor, JKD
  • BERRYHILL, Shelby (Oklahoma), 3rd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • BISHOP, Kenneth (Mississippi), 1st Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • BOICOURT, Greg (Kansas), 2nd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • BOWEN, Curtis (Virginia Beach, VA), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • BRAY, Robert (Shawnee, OK), 1st Degree Black Belt, Kempo
  • BRIGHT, Michael (Kansas), 2nd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • BURGESS, Richard (Delaware), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD, 2nd Degree Black Belt Bushido Kempo
  • BURSEE, Charles (Ohio), 3rd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • CALDWELL, Tom (Oklahoma), 9th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, Bushido Kempo
  • CARINE, Andrew (Canada), 6th Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • CAPPS, Jeff (New Mexico), 3rd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • CHEUNG, Tjau-Yuen Kelvin (California), 2nd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • CHISM, Nathaniel (Maine), 4th Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • COCKRUM, Karl (Missouri), 4th Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • COOKSON, Brian (Tahlequah, OK), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • DeARRUDA, Mike (Florida), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKDA Open Division
  • DEEDS, Terry (Utah), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • DEITER, Lyle (Oklahoma), 8th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • DEVINEY, Todd (Tennessee), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • DEW, Elizabeth (Oklahoma), 2nd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kenjutsu Sword
  • DEW, Mike (Eufaula, OK), 1st Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kenjutsu Sword
  • DIGIOVANNA, Anthony (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • DIGIOVANNA, Marc (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • DIGIOVANNA, Steve (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • DiGIOVANNA, Tom (Oklahoma), 3rd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • DOUGLAS, Jerry (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • DRAGOO, Harrison (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • DRAGOO, Scott (Oklahoma), 2nd Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • DUCKWORTH, Stan (Oklahoma), 3rd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • DUTILL, Bill (New Jersey), 5th Degree Black Sash, Shihan, JKD
  • EAST, Art (West Virginia), 6th Degree Black Belt, Shihan, SDS
  • EHNLE, Frank (Florida), Master Black Belt, Hapkido, TKD, Sifu / 2nd Degree Black Sash JKDA Open Division
  • ELTON, Martin (Florida), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKDA Open Division
  • ERVAST, Nicole (Florida) 1st Degree Black Sash, JKDA Open Division
  • FANNING, Jenny (Oklahoma), 8th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, SDS
  • FANNING, Patrick (Oklahoma), 9th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • FANNING, Stu (Oklahoma), 9th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • FARINELLI, Carl (Oklahoma), 9th Degree Black Belt, Aikijutsu
  • FOSTER, Robert (Maryland), 4th Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • FRAZIER, Mike, (Decatur, Illinois), JKD Instructor
  • GHELLER, Arturo (Italy), Instructor, JKD
  • GOUCHER, Monte (Oklahoma), 2nd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • GUERRA, Daniel (Georgia), 1st Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • GUERRA, ED (Georgia), 6th Degree Black Belt, Shihan, SDS
  • HENIN, Darren (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • HERNANDEZ, Jill (New Mexico), 9th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, SDS / 6th Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • HOGUE, Jim (Oklahoma), 4th Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • HOLMAN, Bill (Oklahoma), 4th Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • HUMPHRIES, Phillip (Virginia), 1st Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • INLOW, Gayle (Kansas), 1st Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • JENKINS, Jeff (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black sash, JKD
  • JERNIGAN, Rob (Alabama), 2nd Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • JOHNSON, Aaron ( Tahlequah, Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • KEENEY, Paul (Florida), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKDA Open Division
  • KITTRELL, Tim (Oklahoma), 4th Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • KROUTTER, Paul (Oklahoma), 8th Degree Black Belt, SDS
  • LANGE, Mike (Oklahoma), 4th Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • LEE, Tony (Florida), 1st Degree, Black Sash, JKD
  • LOCKARD, Dennis (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • MAGEE, Dennis (Texas), 9th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • MAJOR II, Miklos (Texas), 2nd Degree Black Belt, Sento Jujitsu
  • MARTIN, Casey (North Carolina), Instructor, JKD
  • MAY, Keith (Oklahoma), 8th Degree Black Belt, Sokedai, SDS
  • McINTOSH, Charlie (Oklahoma), 4th Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • McMILLIN, Kevin (Texas), 5th Degree Black Belt, Shihan, SDS
  • McMILLIN, William (Buck) (Oklahoma), 8th Degree Black Belt, Shihan, SDS
  • MYERS, Max (Georgia), Associate Instructor, JKD, Choy Lee Chun Gung Fu
  • NORWOOD, John (New Jersey), 2nd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • ORTIZ, Mario (New Jersey), 2nd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • PETERS, Michael (Oklahoma), 4th Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
  • PIEL, Robbie (Tennessee), 3rd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • SCHONAUER, Josef (Canada), 5th Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • SEGER, Jared (Virginia), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • SHACKELFORD, S. Ray (Virginia), 1st Degree Black Sash, Full Instructor, JKD
  • SIMS, Julian (Georgia), 4th Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • SKIDMORE, Scott (Florida), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKDA Open Division
  • SMALES, Brian (New York), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • SMITH III, Posie (Cannon AFB Clovis, NM), Instructor, JKD
  • SMITH, Rick (Washington), 3rd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • SPRADLIN, David (Arkansas), 1st Degree Black Belt, Combat Hapkido
  • STEELE, Ocean (Canada), 1st Degree Black Belt, JKD
  • TOMER, Dave (West Virginia), 3rd Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • TORELLA, Alfredo (Michigan), 5th Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo Kwonbop Combat
  • TRAVIS, Robert (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • TURLINGTON, Ed (Oklahoma), Associate Instructor, JKD
  • TURLINGTON, Julie (Oklahoma), Associate Instructor, JKD
  • VODAREK, Troy (Canada), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • WARD, Lance (Oklahoma), 1st Degree Black Sash, JKD
  • WILDMAN, Eddie (Georgia), 5th Degree Black Belt, Bushido Kempo
  • WILLS, Graham (Canada), 2nd Degree Black Sash, JKD​

CURRENT INSTRUCTORS

NOTE: Carter Hargraves, Mitch Maynard, and Bruce Martin are NOTrecognized by us and are NOT affiliated with SDS, BUSHIDO KEMPO, or the JKDA, in any capacity.  BUSHIDO KEMPO is the proprietary personal system of Grandmaster Gary Dill. Mitch Maynard and Doug Gee have no Black Belt ranking in BUSHIDO KEMPO.  They have no authority to teach, promote, or accept money regarding Professor Dill's system of BUSHIDO KEMPO.

CELEBRATING TENURE!!!



TOM CALDWELL - Bushido Kempo - 27 years

ANDREW CARINE - Jeet Kune Do - 23 years

ROBERT BRAY - Bushido Kempo - 20 years

STU FANNING - Musha Ryu Aikijutsu - 20 years

PATRICK FANNING - Musha Ryu Aikijutsu - 20 years

JILL HERNANDEZ - Jeet Kune Do - 15 years

CHARLIE MCINTOSH - Musha Ryu Aikijutsu - 15 years

HARRISON DRAGOO - Musha Ryu Aikijutsu - 12 years

ANTHONY DIGIOVANNA - Musha Ryu Aikijutsu - 7 years

MARC DIGIOVANNA - Musha Ryu Aikijutsu - 7 years

STEVE DIGIOVANNA - Musha Ryu Aikijutsu - 7 years

BRYAN ACKERMAN - Bushido Kempo - 5 years

MONTE GOUCHER - Bushido Kempo - 5 years

JERRY DOUGLAS - Jeet Kune Do - 5 years



THANK YOU FOR YOUR DEDICATION!!!!


CONGRATULATIONS FOR BLACK BELT PROMOTIONS at Summer Camp 2014!


Sokedai Jenny Fanning, 6th Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu


Sensei Harrison Dragoo, 1st Degree Black Belt, Musha Ryu Aikijutsu


Sifu Jerry Douglas, 1st Degree Black Sash, Jeet Kune Do