Credits

Credits

Special thanks go to:   Jihone Du: Jihone did most of the videos with me and also did some of the Kata that I could not do anymore after my ACL knee surgery.  He also was partly responsible for directing some of the videos and most of the pictures. Jihone currently holds the rank of a Sandan black belt in Shotokan.   Sergei Sheydayi: Sergei was the camera man for most of the videos and also took some of the pictures.  Sergei provided some of the equipment, including the camera., what got him into this.  Sergei currently holds the rank of a Shodan black belt in Shotokan. My wife Christina who did let me work many evenings and nights on the website and supported this project. Barbara Maile Chinen: Maile did most of the speed and plyometric drills.  Maile did all of the Shito Ryu Katas that are shown on the website and served well as an adviser.  Since she is also a personal certified trainer, I could  count on her knowledge about fitness, exercises and training planning.  Maile currently holds the rank of Sandan black belt in Shito Ryu. Yoko Ishida: Yoko helped out on the Kata exercises and also performed some of the Heian Kata and Sentei Kata for me.  She also did some of the dojo exercises. Yoko currently holds the rank of Nidan balck belt in Shotokan. Enesa Barut: Enesa helped with some of the dojo exercises and foam roll stretching.  Enesa currently holds the rank of Nidan black belt in Shotokan. Anna Lichtenberger: Anna helped edit all my articles and writings to put them in proper english (a major undertaking).  Anna currently holds the rank of Shodan black belt in Wado Ryu. Bernd Hinschberger: My father helped me to edit my articles in German and was an advicer in some technical questions.   Special thanks also go to: Sensei Chuck and Cheryl Coburn who let me use their dojo for my filming. Tim McClellan for letting me use his gym and training facility. Kelleen Kogane for letting me use her gym and training facility.  

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