Current Members & Instructors

We have an average of 40-50 total members for the club including 15-20 junior members not listed publicly in adherence to our child protection policy.

Senseis

Yasuyuki Hiyama (7th Dan, Renshi, Nanadan) – Oxford Kendo Head Sensei & GB Kendo National Team Head Coach, First Aider

Louie Chen (4th Dan, Yondan) – Oxford Kendo Dojo Leader, First Aider

Luis Trabuco (4th Dan, Yondan)

Chris Bowden (4th Dan, Yondan) – GB Team Squad Member (Oxford Kendo & Ichi Byoshi Aylesbury)

Minsuok Kim (4th Dan, Yondan)

Oxford University Kendo Club Officers

Perry Wang – Oxford University Kendo Club President

Theo Keeping – Oxford University Kendo Club Vice President

Rick Collins (3rd Dan, Sandan) – Oxford University Kendo Club Men’s Team Captain

Junko Takata (3rd Dan, Sandan) – Oxford University Kendo Club Women’s Team Captain & First Aider

Kathy Wu (1-Kyu, Ikkyu) – Oxford University Kendo Club Secretary

Ellen Qianjun Hang (1-Kyu, Ikkyu) – Oxford University Kendo Club Treasurer

Ryan O’Reilly (1-Kyu, Ikkyu) – Oxford University Kendo Club Social Representative

Oxford Brookes University Kendo Club Officers

Marcus Naschke (2nd Dan, Nidan) – Oxford Brookes University Kendo Club President

Yudansha Members

Phil McLaughlin (5th Dan, Godan) – BKA Coach

Jung Seok Lee (4th Dan, Yondan)

James Dolan (3rd Dan, Sandan)

Kyo Ikeda (3rd Dan, Sandan)

Michelle Lim (3rd Dan, Sandan)

Richard Kupce (2nd Dan, Nidan) – Oxford Kendo Dojo Officer

Yukie Williams (2nd Dan, Nidan)

Yunmi Shin (2nd Dan, Nidan)

Aidan Daly (2nd Dan, Nidan)

Graham Williams (2nd Dan, Nidan)

Yu Jiang (2nd Dan, Nidan)

Sarra Murdoch (1st Dan, Shodan)

Alex Polley (1st Dan, Shodan) – First Aider

Mick Brooks (1st Dan, Shodan)

Jan Havlák (1st Dan, Shodan)

Andrew Deeble (1st Dan, Shodan)

Mudansha Members:

Brian Barrett (1-Kyu, Ikkyu)

Sarah Barrett (1-Kyu, Ikkyu). First Aider

Leira Leonor (1-Kyu, Ikkyu)

Manuella Rosachenka (1-Kyu, Ikkyu)

Asif Hameed (1-Kyu, Ikkyu)

Mike Przemek (1-Kyu, Ikkyu)

Sergio Fernandez (1-Kyu, Ikkyu)

William Connor (1-Kyu, Ikkyu)

Denise Nikandrovs

Grace Readion – First Aider & Nurse

Pierre Petitet

Shuping Dang

Siyu Chen

Kennet Climpson

Aris Katzourakis

Enrico Flossman – First Aider

Veena Iossifidis-Yamada

Liu Yang

Antonio Lopez

Chris Rea

Anna-Marie McLachlan

Ravi Soundarya

Siqi Chen

Qijun Zheng

Lyubomir Karadzhov

Sam Keen

Barry Fowkes

Oxford Kendo Hall of Fame

Tomohiro Kintoki (4th Dan, Yondan) – Yondan

Dave Lever (4th Dan, Yondan)

Michio Wise (4th Dan, Yondan)

Sam Wilkins (4th Dan, Yondan)

Christopher Ballinas (4th Dan) – Former Oxford University Kendo Team Captain

Nicholas Wiggan (3rd Dan, Sandan)

Wei-Hao Yuen (3rd Dan, Sandan) – Former Oxford University Kendo Team Captain

Dave Parkes (3rd Dan, Sandan)

Alexander Browne (2nd Dan, Nidan) – Former Oxford University Kendo Team Captain

Naoki Ichiryu (2nd Dan, Nidan)

Shunsuke Ino (3rd Dan, Sandan)

Kawaguchi Hideya (3rd Dan, Sandan)

Chen Shen-Chiang (3rd Dan, Sandan)