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Meet Our Instructors

Leominster Martial Arts and Firearm Instruction faculty are leaders in their fields and dedicate themselves to helping every client achieve their self-defense goals while treating each individual as a member of our family.  

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Current Instructors/Faculty

        Professor Rick LeClair                    Shodai Soke & NRA           Firearms Trainer

Professor Rick LeClair Shodai Soke & NRA Firearms Trainer

Professor/Founder/Proprietor Start: January 1, 1975
  • Tenth Degree Black Belt: Kindai Inazuma Ryu Tai Jutsu
  • Ninth Degree Black Belt: Kokon Ryu Kempo
  • Seventh Degree Black Belt: Saigo Ha Daito Ryu Aiki Jutsu
  • Sixth Degree Black Belt: Chiedo Ryu Aikido
  • Fifth Degree Black Belt: Koryu Chiedo Aikido 
  • Fifth Degree Black Belt: (Honorary) Nelson Ryu
  • Fourth Degree Black Belt: American Kenpo Karate
  • Fourth Degree Black Belt: Nick Cerios Kenpo
  • Third Degree Black Belt: Shaolin Kempo
  • Second Degree Black Belt: Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu
  • Second Degree Black Belt: Kokon Ryu Aiki Jutsu
  • First Degree Black Belt: Kokon Ryu Aikido
  • First Degree Black Belt: Tae Kwon Do Kukkiwon

Hobbies:  Family, Motorcycles, Firearms, Computers, & Reading

Professor John Rubiano  Shodai Soke

Professor John Rubiano Shodai Soke

Start: January 1, 1966
  • Tenth Degree Black Belt: Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu
  • Tenth Degree Black Belt: Kokon Ryu Kempe
  • Eighth Degree Black Belt: Saigo Ha Daito Ryu Aiki Jutsu
  • Sixth Degree Black Belt: Chiedo Ryu Aikido/ Aiki Jutsu
  • Fifth Degree Black Belt: Kindai Inazuma Ryu Tai Jutsu 
  • Fifth Degree Black Belt: Kokon Ryu Tai Jutsu
  • Third Degree Black Belt: Oikiri Ryu Kenpo
  • Second Degree Black Belt: Kamishin Ryu Jiu Jutsu
  • First Degree Black Belt: Judo
  • First Degree Black Belt: Tang Soo Do

Hobbies:  Family, Reading, Firearms, College Education:/Career: BA Psychology, Business Consultant, Secondary Math/Science Teacher, RI Corrections

Professor Mark Tippin         Soke Dai

Professor Mark Tippin Soke Dai

Start: July 31, 1957
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

David Cocci

David Cocci

Shihan

Start: 8/28/1991
  • Inazuma Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  GoDan                         Rank Date:  4/6/13
  • Saigo:  SanDan          Rank Date:  4/4/04
  • Kumiuchi:  Ikkyu      Rank Date: 5/2/03   

Hobbies:  Physical Training, Golf, Firearms & Movies

Kathryn Bailey

Kathryn Bailey

Shihan

Start: 10/3/1998
  • Inazuma:  YonDan          Rank Date:  10/4/14

Hobbies:  Painting, Gardening, Motorcycles

Chris Desiata

Chris Desiata

Shihan

Start: 3/22/99

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    • Cheido:  SanDan          Rank Date:  4/16/13

    Hobbies:  Aikido & Softball

Tammaris Mitchell

Tammaris Mitchell

Shihan

Start: 3/16/1992
  • Inazuma:  SanDan          Rank Date:  10/29/11

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

Maria Owens

Maria Owens

Shihan

Start: 1/5/1998
  • Cheido:  SanDan               Rank Date:  10/4/14

Hobbies:  Beading, Reading, Sewing, Church Choir, Mexican Train Dominoes

Mike Lagos

Mike Lagos

Sensei

Start: 12/27/1989
  • Inazuma:  SanDan          Rank Date:  10/10/15

Hobbies:  Firearms, Hunting, Family, Blacksmith, Poker

Mike Rife

Mike Rife

Sensei

Start: 5/24/05
  • Inazuma:  SanDan              Rank Date: 4/6/13
  • Cheido:  Sankyu  Rank Date: 4/4/12

Hobbies:  Ninjas, Gymnastics, Video Games, Reading, Sword Work, & Drawing 

Dennis Davis

Dennis Davis

Sensei

Start:12/4/1996
  • Inazuma:  SanDan          Rank Date:  10/4/14

Hobbies:  Golf, Firearms, Travelling

Pat Farrow

Pat Farrow

Sensei

Start: 12/5/98
  • Inazuma:  SanDan              Rank Date: 3/24/18

Hobbies:  Facebook, Weightlifting, Spending Time with Son

Stephen Renzi

Stephen Renzi

Sensei

Start: 5/7/1983
  • Cheido:  NiDan                Rank Date: 3/24/18

Hobbies:  Photography 

Tom Clarke

Tom Clarke

Sensei

Start: 1/27/2000
  • Cheido:  NiDan               Rank Date:  10/29/11

Hobbies:   Martial Arts, Archery, Reading, Computers

Marinaliz Reynoso

Marinaliz Reynoso

Sensei

Start: 5/24/05
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 3/24/18

Hobbies:  Bio Chemistry, Volunteering, & Travel

Ryan Renzi

Ryan Renzi

Sensei

Start: 5/7/07
  • Cheido:  NiDan  Rank Date:3/24/18

Hobbies:  Video Production, Piano, & Drawing

This Could Be You!

This Could Be You!

Sensei

Start: 12/1/2020
  • Kindai Inazuma Ryu Tai Jutusu:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan                            Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Your hobbies here!

This Could Be You!

This Could Be You!

Sensei

Start: 12/1/2020
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

This Could Be You!

This Could Be You!

Sempai

Start: 12/1/2020
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

Retired & Guest Instructors/Faculty

Mark McPherson

Mark McPherson

Shihan

Start: 7/17/89
  • Inazuma:  GoDan              Rank Date:  4/6/13
  • Kokon:  ShoDan  Rank Date:  10/10/98
  • Cheido: ShoDan Rank Date: 4/25/98

Hobbies:  Family, Reading, Firearms, Hiking, College

Bruce Hale

Bruce Hale

Shihan

Start: 4/24/89
  • Inazuma:  YonDan              Rank Date:  10/4/14
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu: NiDan  Rank Date:  10/4/14

Hobbies:  Motorcycle Riding, Running, & Training

Robert Bronson

Robert Bronson

Shihan

Start: 11/4/91
  • Saigo:  NiDan      Rank Date:  4/4/04
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu: NiDan  Rank Date:  10/4/14

Hobbies:  Canoeing, Fishing, Carpentry, Photography 

Craig Penniman

Craig Penniman

Shihan

Start: 3/7/1991
  • Inazuma:  YonDan              Rank Date:  10/4/14
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu: NiDan  Rank Date:  10/4/14

Hobbies:  Music, Guitar, Recording

Kevin Hebert

Kevin Hebert

Shihan

Start: 4/26/04
  • Inazuma:   YonDan               Rank Date: 4/4/04
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  ShoDan          Rank Date:  4/4/04
  • Saigo:  SanDan    Rank Date:  4/4/04

Hobbies:  Tool & Die Maker, Fishing, Snowmobiling

Ron Legros

Ron Legros

Shihan

Start: 2/14/96
  • Inazuma:  SanDan              Rank Date: 9/20/08
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  Sankyu          Rank Date: 11/4/2005

Hobbies:  Firearms, Hunting, Fishing, Physical Fitness 

This Could Be You!

This Could Be You!

Sensei

Start: 10/1/2020
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

Dean Gaudet

Dean Gaudet

Sensei

Start: 8/26/89
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/1/05
  • Cheido: Nikyu    Rank Date: 11/6/04

Hobbies:  Hot Rods, Weight Lifting, Water Skiing

David LeBlanc

David LeBlanc

Sensei

Start: 12/4/89
  • Inazuma:  SanDan              Rank Date: 10/7/2000

Hobbies:  Martial Arts, Star Trek, Weight Lifting, Astronomy

Joe Aubin III

Joe Aubin III

Sensei

Start: 1/15/90
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 10/1/2005

Hobbies:  Family, Motorcycles, Firearms, Gaming & Computers 

Don Logon

Don Logon

Sensei

Start: 5/6/1992
  • Inazuma: NiDan Rank Date: 10/7/2000

Hobbies:  Skiing, Hiking, Drums

Mike Hebert

Mike Hebert

Sensei

Start: 1/20/93
  • Inazuma:  SanDan              Rank Date: 10/29/11

Hobbies:  Reading, Computer Games

Bharathi Radhakrishnan

Bharathi Radhakrishnan

Sensei

Start: 4/4/1995
  • Inazuma:  SanDan              Rank Date: 10/29/11

Hobbies:  Drums,  Travelling, Reading

Jay Brunetta

Jay Brunetta

Sensei

Start: 5/17/95
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 4/16/2005

Hobbies:  Running & Riding Motorcycles

Billy Stanhope

Billy Stanhope

Sensei

Start: 10/1/95
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/2/10

Hobbies:  Martial Arts

William Stanhope

William Stanhope

Sensei

Start: 2/4/1996
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 9/20/08

Hobbies:  Family, Car Restoration, Carpentry

Steven Robillard

Steven Robillard

Sensei

Start: 5/17/97
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 5/6/04

Hobbies: Reading, Movies, Hiking

Samantha Martin

Samantha Martin

Sensei

Start: 9/11/97
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/1/05

Hobbies:  Kickboxing, Tai Jutsu,  Dance, Volleyball, Bike Riding, Art, Music, Swimming & Stepping

Samantha Liebfried

Samantha Liebfried

Sensei

Start: 12/1/97
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/2/10

Hobbies:  Martial Arts & Reading

Travis Pearcy

Travis Pearcy

Sensei

Start: 9/8/1998
  • Inazuma:  SanDan              Rank Date: 10/10/15
  • Cheido:  Sankyu  Rank Date: 12/13/14

Hobbies:  Martial Arts, Archery, Reading, & Computers

This Could Be YOU!

This Could Be YOU!

Sempai

Start: 10/1/20
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

Melissa Johnson

Melissa Johnson

- In Loving Memory - Sensei

Start: 1/20/99
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/1/2005

Hobbies:  Golf, Skiing, Yoga, Pilates & Red Sox

Adam Tully

Adam Tully

Sensei

Start: 8/19/99
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 4/16/05
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  Sankyu          Rank Date: 11/4/05

Hobbies: Guitar, Car Restoration, Firearms

Ron Leger

Ron Leger

Sensei

Start: 11/1/99
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/1/05
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  Sankyu          Rank Date: 11/4/06

Hobbies:  Guitar & Anime

Natasha Cebek

Natasha Cebek

Sensei

Start: 11/1/99
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 12/1/04
  • Aiki:  ShoDan      Rank Date: 7/1/05

Hobbies:  Shopping, Designing, People Watching

Chad Girard

Chad Girard

Sensei

Start: 9/27/00
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 5/5/07

Hobbies: Football, Softball, & Hiking 

Ryan Voutour

Ryan Voutour

Sensei

Start: 2/8/2001
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/29/11

Hobbies:  Reading, Computers, & Weapons

Aaron Gonzalez

Aaron Gonzalez

Sensei

Start: 4/24/01
  • Inazuma:  Sankyu              Rank Date: 4/27/13
  • Saigo:  ShoDan  Rank Date: 10/10/15
  • Cheido:  Ikkyu      Rank Date:  5/3/14

Hobbies:  Family Time, Mountain Biking, Music, Yoga, Ice Cream

Troy Hebert

Troy Hebert

Sensei

Start: 4/8/2002
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date:9/20/08

Hobbies:  Billiards

Ryan Hallisey

Ryan Hallisey

Sensei

Start: 9/12/02
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 3/24/18

Hobbies:  Robotics, 3D Animation, Anime & Sketching

Jon Calderone

Jon Calderone

Sensei

Start: 9/25/02
  • Saigo:  NiDan      Rank Date: 10/10/15
  • Cheido:  ShoDan          Rank Date: 4/6/13

Hobbies: Aikido, Music, Work, School

Andrew Liebfried

Andrew Liebfried

Sensei

Start: 10/11/03
  • Saigo:  NiDan      Rank Date: 10/10/15
  • Cheido:  ShoDan          Rank Date: 10/29/11

Hobbies:  Martial Arts, Video Games, Firearms, Archery, Training

Alexandria Stanhope

Alexandria Stanhope

Sensei

Start: 2/9/2004
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 10/4/14

Hobbies:  Reading & Dance

This Could Be YOU!

This Could Be YOU!

Shihan

Start: 10/1/2020
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

Amy Connor

Amy Connor

Sensei

Start: 7/28/08
  • Inazuma:  NiDan              Rank Date: 10/10/15

Hobbies:  Photography, Reading, Scrap-booking, Hiking

Staci Nash

Staci Nash

Sensei

Start: 1/16/10
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 10/4/14
  • Cheido:  Sanku    Rank Date: 1/20/15

Hobbies:  Drawing, Hiking, Motorcycles & Tattoos 

Russ Delisle

Russ Delisle

Sempai

Start: 1/1/1989
  • Shaolin:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 1/1/98

Hobbies:  Martial Arts Training, Weight Lifting, Mountain Biking, & Hiking

Damien Higgins

Damien Higgins

Sempai

Start: 5/18/90
  • Inazuma:  Nikyu              Rank Date: 3/8/14
  • Cheido:  Sankuu          Rank Date: 1/14/13

Hobbies:  Higgins, Iaido, Running, Family Time, Gym, Eating Out

This Could Be YOU!

This Could Be YOU!

Sensei

Start: 10/1/20
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

This could Be YOU!

This could Be YOU!

Sensei

Start: 10/1/20
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

Carissa Deltoro

Carissa Deltoro

Sempai

Start: 7/13/95
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 4/26/03

Hobbies:  Drawing, Anime, Writing Books & Poetry, & Reading Manga

Todd Tully

Todd Tully

Start: 12/2/08
  • Inazuma:  Nikyu              Rank Date: 3/8/14
  • Cheido:  Sankyu  Rank Date: 1/14/13

Hobbies:  Football, Hockey, & Zoology

James Lemmon

James Lemmon

Sempai

Start: 12/11/00
  • Inazuma:  Ikkyu  Rank Date: 3/6/07

Hobbies:  Building Models, Computers, Bike Riding & ATV’s

Rick O'Leary

Rick O'Leary

Sempai

Start: 7/9/2007
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan Ho          Rank Date: 5/5/07

Hobbies:  Computers, Trumpet, Bass Guitar & Camping

This Could Be YOU!

This Could Be YOU!

Sempai

Start: 10/1/20
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

Benjamin  Clarke

Benjamin Clarke

Sempai

Start: 12/11/00
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date:  9/20/08

Hobbies:  Acting, Reading, Football, & Soccer

Mary Ann Kinirey

Mary Ann Kinirey

Instructor

Start: 4/4/2001
  • Ki Budo Kickboxing

Hobbies:  Softball, CISM, Peer Counseling, Hockey 

Nou Yang

Nou Yang

Sempai

Start: 4/10/02
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan Ho          Rank Date: 

Hobbies:  Fishing, Soccer, Flag Football, Martial Arts, & Camping

Wong Yang

Wong Yang

Sempai

Start: 4/18/02
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Soccer, Martial Arts, Football, Cooking, Video Games, & Fishing

Cindy Cadette

Cindy Cadette

Instructor

Start: 1/1/2006
  • Ki Budo Kickboxing

Hobbies:  Dancing & Pilates

Alyssa Rouleau

Alyssa Rouleau

Sempai

Start: 7/9/2007
  • Cheido:  Sankyu  Rank Date: 1/8/11

Hobbies:  

Photography

Shohabe Khan

Shohabe Khan

Sempai

Start: 12/2/08
  • Inazuma:  Sankyu              Rank Date: 2/8/14
  • Cheido:  Nikyu    Rank Date: 12/13/14

Hobbies:  Martial Arts, Education, & Outdoors

Jacob Belleville

Jacob Belleville

Sempai

Start: 1/1/2011
  • Inazuma:  ShoDan              Rank Date: 10/4/14

Hobbies:  Martial Arts

This Could Be YOU!

This Could Be YOU!

Sensei

Start: 10/1/20
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

This Could Be YOU!

This Could Be YOU!

Sempai

Start: 10/1/20
  • Kokon Ryu Kempo:  RokuDan               Rank Date:  2000
  • Kumiuchi Ryu Jiu Jutsu:  RokuDan          Rank Date:  2000

Hobbies:  Family, Martial Arts, Computers, & Travel

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