Sensei Rod Murray

Sensei Rod MurraySensei Rod Murray is a 5th degree black belt in Judo and 2nd degree black belt in Aikido with more than 40 years martial arts experience. Sensei, at age 46, won first place with his team in full-contact Koshiki Team Kumite in Japan in 1992, the first time a non-Japanese team won in this international tournament. Sensei Murray studies Qi Qong and Ba Gua Chu’uan Fa to build internal energy into his karate training and participates in the Seattle Kollel Spiritual Journey program. He holds a Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.