John Parks, Chief Instructor, Dojo Cho

Parks Sensei

  • Director of the Martial Science Center, LLC
  • Dojo Cho of the Sui Shin Kan
  • Practitioner of Martial Arts for over 40 years, instructing for over 25 years
  • 5th Degree Black Belt in Yagyu Jujutsu
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Sogo Budo
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Yoshinkai Aikido
  • Ranked in Iaido, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, and Judo
  • Owner of Martial Tactical Training of Michigan
  • Midwest Director for ON GUARD! Defense and Control Tactics
  • Licensed, international instructor with ON GUARD Control and Defensive Tactics,  National Law Enforcement Training Center , Chudokai Aikido Federation, International Yoshinkai Aikido Federation, World Kobudo Federation.

Rick Brady, Kobudo Instructor
Brady Sensei

  • Yondan (4th Degree Black Belt) in Sei Shin Ryu Iaido
  • Completed Sei Shin Kan Instructors Training Program and awarded rank of Shidoin on November 1st, 1996
  • Became Sei Shin Kan Dai San Deshi on June 1st, 1997
  • Teaching Iaido on a regular basis since 1996
Carl Atkinson, Instructor
  • Sandan in Takumakan Iaido
  • Completed Sei Shin Kan Instructors Training Program and awarded Shidoin on June 16th, 2012
  • Became Takumakan Dai Ichi Deshi on August 24th, 2012

Barbara A. Tysell, Instructor

  • Training in the Martial Sciences and Arts for 40 years.
  • Shidoin Licensed Instructor in Menkyo Kaiden System, Conferred 5/2012.
  • Ni Dan in Yagyu Jujutsu under John Parks Sensei/Shidoin, Suishinkan Dojo.
  • 4th Kyu in Toyamaryu Iaido under Rick Brady Sensei/Shidoin, Takumakan Dojo.
  • Dai Ichi Deshi- Suishinkan Dojo.
  • Southern Shaolin Reviewing Board – Sifu/Instructor Certificate # 092909-SIFUTYCCBAET – Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan through Lee Yun Ji.
  • Shodan/7th level Yuechia Kung Fu – Certificate #020309-1DYCKFBT, Independent Chinese Martal Arts Federation; Instructor- Sifu Thomas J. Smith .
  • Red Sash, School of Chinese Martial Arts/School of Martial Arts, Instructor – Sifu Robert Brown.
  • Meditation Instructor – 23 years, Mindfulness and Dragon Gate Taoist Meditation.
  • Initiate of Shaolin Temple – U.S. Monk Program and Kriya Yoga Practitioner.
  • Yin hu/Wu Duan (5th level – Rough Equivalent 4th – 5th Dan), Swimming Body Palm Baguazhang, Master Su Ming T’ian – Jin Long/Jiu Duan, – 1st level (deceased).

 

Donald Alley, Instructor

  • Practitioner of martial arts for over 10 years.
  • Shodan in Yagyu Jujutsu.
  • 3rd kyu in Yoshinkai Aikido.
  • Shidoin Licensed Instructor in Menkyo Kaiden System, Conferred 5/2012.
  • Yutto Jusseki  2012 (top graduate award) ISBF Instructor Training Program.
  • Program coordinator for Martial Tactical Training of Michigan
  • Chudokai Aikido Federation Kenshu graduate 2006.
  • Instructor at Keep and Bear, LLC.
  • Published personal protection and emergency preparedness columnist.
  • NRA Certified Instructor in Basic Pistol.
  • NRA Certified Instructor CPL (Personal Protection In The Home).

 

Doug Marques, Instructor

  • Training in the Martial Sciences and Arts for over 15 years.
  • Shidoin Licensed Instructor in Menkyo Kaiden System, Conferred 5/2012.
  • Shodan in Yagyu Jujutsu under John Parks Sensei/Shidoin, Suishinkan Dojo.
  • 2nd Kyu in Yoshinkai Aikido under John Parks Sensei, Suishinkan Dojo.
  • 6th Kyu in Toyamaryu Iaido under Rick Brady Sensei/Shidoin, Takumakan Dojo.
  • USA Wrestling Instructor (Copper Certification).
  • Ranked in Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kumi-Uchi Jujutsu and Kenpo Karate.
  • Experience in: Martial Tactical Personal Protection, Filipino & Indonesian Martial Arts, Wrestling, Firearms, Outdoor survival skills.

Holly Malloy

  • Practiced martial arts for over 23 years
  • Pukang Tang Soo Do:  2 years
  • Yuchia Kung Fu:  Red Sash; School of Martial Arts-Sifu Robert Brown – 11 ½ yrs.
  • Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan: Highest Ranking Student; School of Martial Arts-Sifu Robert Brown – 11 yrs.
  • Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan: Rank Four (Copper Tiger), Certificate #4 193; Certified Instructor ID# 999 99 191;  International Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Association/Michigan Tai Chi Center-Han Hoong Wang – 2009-current    
  • Yagyu Jujutsu: 3rd Kyu; John Parks Sensei/Shidoin, Suishinkan Dojo – 2 yrs.
  • Toyamaryu Iaido: 8th kyu; Rick Brady Sensei/Shidoin, Takumakan Dojo – 2 yrs.
  • Taught Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan at Sola Life and Fitness (through William Beaumont Hospital) – 5 yrs.
  • Teach Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan at Oak Park Community Center; 1 ½ yrs.
  • Taught Women’s Personal Protection seminars for: Oakland County Administration; Women’s Shelter; Fit Zone;  Sola Life and Fitness; Clinton-Macomb Public Library
  • Experience in: Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan; Yang Style Sword; Yang Style Saber; Push Hands