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Robert Hedden

Robert Hedden – Senior Instructor

Defense Tactics & Military Certifications:

US Police Unarmed Tactics Instructor
US Military Unarmed Tactics Instructor
US Mounted Bicycle Police Defensive Riding Instructor US Mounted Bicycle Police Tactics Defensive Instructor

Martial Arts:1983 – Present

  • 1983 Began Shito-ryu Ha Karate-do under Timothy Brooks 1985 Received Shodan (1st Dan) from Timothy Brooks
  • 1992 Graduated University of South Florida – Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996  Began training in Bunbu-Ichi Karate, Kobudo and Jujutsu under Soke Ric Black
  • 1997  Received Shodan (1st Dan) under Soke Ric Black
  • 1998  Received Nidan (2nd Dan) under Soke Ric Black
  • 1998 Recruited for Uchedeshi (Entrant to Secrets) program and accepted became candidate for Sokedai under the White Lotus Society under Grand Master Tan Chiang Chen and Bunbu-Ichi Zendo Kyokai Soke Ric Black
  • 2000 Recognized as Sokedai (Inheritor Designate) of the Bunbu-Ichi Zendo Kyokai.
  • 2000 Received Sandan (3rd Dan) under Soke Ric Black
  • 2001 Received Yondan (4th Dan) under Soke Ric Black
  • 2001 Received Sokedai designation from Soke Ric Black
  • 2005 Received Godan (5th Dan) designation from Soke Ric Black
  • 2008 Received Inheritor – Hachidan (8th Dan) from Soke Ric Black
  • International Martial Arts Hall of Fame Recipient 2000

Education:

BA Commercial Art