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"One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say that individuality counts but team work dynamites." Master Jin Kwon

Chris Dekker, Holland

Chris is an accomplished Martial practitioner and instructor in many combat systems with over 20 years of experience. He holds an 15th Dan and title of Shihan in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu (Ninjutsu) as well as a 6th Dan and title of Shihan in the Hoshin Roshi Ryu. In addition, Chris is the Head of Hoshin in Europe.

Chris' experiences are not limited to the Bujinkan and Hoshin. His knowledge also extends into Shinkendo, Filipino Knifefighting, Reality-based systems like Commando Krav Maga, Systema and Fast Defense.

Chris has participated in advanced training from Pedro Fleitas, Jack Hoban and Dr. Glenn Morris. He has also traveled several times to Japan to train at the Bujinkan Hombu Dojo of Soke Dr. Hatsumi.

In addition to Chris' martial experiences, he has developed an extensive esoteric background based in meditation, internal energy focus, Reiki, Moxa therapy, and massage therapy.


Tina Hohenadel, Canada

Tina Hohenadel has been doing energy work and meditation for the past 17 years. Trained in Therapeutic Touch and Metamorphosis, Tina has had extensive training with many spiritual teachers in various forms of energy work, meditation and healing. Tina is the HoshinTao Chi Kung Coordinator as well as one of the HoshinTao Chi Kung instructors at the Kawartha Hoshin Training Centre in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada.


Rick Wilmott, Rhode Island, USA

Rick Wilmott holds a Renshi license and is a senior teacher under Hanshi Bruce Juchnik, 21st generation inheritor of Kosho Shorei Ryu from Masayoshi Mitose. He also holds Black Belt rankings in 7 other martial arts, including 3 Godan rankings and a Yondan. He has been certified since 1996 as a 2nd Level Shiatsu Practitioner under Sensei Toshiko Phipps, as well as a Kokoro Ryu Reiki Master/Teacher since 1997. In September of 2006 Dr. Miguel E.A. Moore and the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Sokeship Council awarded Mr. Wilmott a 9th Dan ranking, the title of soke, and membership into the Council. He was included in the Who's Who Among America's Teachers in 2000, and was awarded Millenium Master Instructor by Grandmaster Frank Sanchez and The World Head of Families Sokeship Council. Rick has operated Wilmott's Martial Arts Center in Keene, N.H. full-time for almost 20 years, and continues to travel North America teaching and attending seminars to acquire and to share greater and deeper skill and knowledge.

Chris Bashaw, RN New Hampshire, USA

Christopher holds black belt ranking in both Shaolin Kempo Karate, Mugei-Mumei no Jitsu as well as certification in Yang style Tai Chi.   He is has also been a Registered Nurse for over 2 decades including pediatrics, military, pain care, recovery room, occupational health, drug and alcohol recovery, and rehabilitation. Over the last 20 years he has become certified as a Reiki Master/ Teacher developing his own system of Reiki, Kokoro Ryu Reiki System of Natural Healing, as well as taking vows as a Buddhist Priest, practicing western herbalism, internal and external chi kung healing, and shamanic practice. All of these healing practices, when used appropriately and consistently, have shown a remarkable and healing benefit, as does Tai Chi. Chris is an experienced practitioner of several holistic healing systems. He holds a Doctorate in Divinity, is an ordained Buddhist Priest and shamanic practitioner. Chris is also a renowned psychic and medical intuitive.