There are currently eight Filipino Martial Arts Instructors at Collamer-Jones Karate, Inc. Guro Cyndy Jones and Guro Dave Riedel are Full Instructors. Guro Jones was promoted to Senior Instructor in June, 2013. Both received their credentials from Guro Kevin Seaman who is a Full Instructor in the Filipino Martial Arts under Guro Dan Inosanto. In February, 2005, Guro Jones promoted both John Dorr and Jerry Ciriello to Level IV, Apprentice Instructors First Year and again in February, 2006 to Level IV, Apprentice Instructors, Second Year. In 2007, Jerry Ciriello was promoted to Associate Instructor, first year, John Dorr was promoted to Apprentice Instructor, third year and Rick Hawley was promoted to Level IV, Apprentice Instructor, first year. On January 14, 2012 Jim Kunkel was promoted to Apprentice Instructor. See Guros above for their current promotion levels.
For specifics on Guro Cyndy Jones' training in the Filipino Martial Arts use the link below. Guro Jones is also a 9th degree black belt in Isshin-Ryu Karate, a fourth degree black belt in Iaido and a Senior Instructor in JKD.
Instructor Dave Riedel began training in the Filipino Martial Arts in 1994. He tested for Levels I, II, III and IV (Apprentice Instructor) on the following dates respectively May, 1995, January, 1997, January 1999 and May 25, 2001. Riedel was awarded a Provisional Teaching Certificate on July, 1999 and started teaching a Kali program under Guro Jones. In 2006, Riedel received his Full Instructor, First Year promotion in Kali from Guro Kevin Seaman and in 2012 his Full Instructor fifth year from Guro Jones. Dave Riedel is also a sixth degree black belt in Isshin-Ryu Karate and a third degree black belt in Iaido. He is a Black sash, in JKD.
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