Roger Armstrong Sensei
Sensei Roger Armstrong is the primary Aikido teacher at the Budo Society. He is a 3rd Dan in Aikikai Aikido, having begun training in 1993 under Sensei James Jones of Gyokushinkan Dojo in Arkansas, affiliated with Shihan Fumio Toyoda of the Aikido Association of America in Chicago. He is currently a member of the Aikido World Alliance under the instruction of Shihan Andrew Sato with ties to Hombu Dojo in Japan. He has also trained since the age of 10 in other various traditional and tactical styles, both with empty handed techniques and weapons, including boxing, taekwondo, Shaolin kempo, and iaido.
Paul Frank Sensei
Paul Frank Sensei is the chief instructor of Tenshin Shōden Katori Shintō-ryū at the Budo Society. He has studied martial arts since 1982. He has attained the rank of 3rd Dan in Aikido and holds rank in Karate and Tae Kwon Do, and he has also studied iaido. In 2005, Sugawara Sensei named him as an official Katori Shinto-ryu teacher and granted him a Kyoshi (teacher’s) License. His studies in the healing arts include a Registered Nurse degree in 1996 and Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2000. He is married and has two children.
Abdalla Khalid Sensei
Abdalla Khalid Sensei is a 5th Dan black belt licenced teacher from Okinawa, Japan, Goju Ryu Shorei-kan Karate North American Representative and Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate apprentice of Master Yoshio Kuba. Khalid Sensei is considered an Okinawan Karate Expert and one of North Americas foremost practitioners of Okinawan Karate and Kobujutsu. He is head of Tatsu-Kan Dojo.
Dr. Wayne Stein
Dr. Wayne Stein has practiced many martial arts, including Judo, Kyokushin, Tae Kwon Do, and Shōrin-ryū. He completed the Tai Chi for Better Balance Certification, Oklahoma State Department of Health. He has black belts in Aikido and Goju-ryu karate. Furthermore, he also practices Katori Shinto-Ryu. He has a nidan or 2nd degree black belt in Kendo. At the University of Central Oklahoma, he teaches courses on the Films of Kurosawa, Kung Fu Cinema, Jackie Chan Cinema, and Bruce Lee Cinema.