About Roger Wehrhahn, Shihan



Roger Wehrhahn began training in karate-do in 1969 and Okinawan kobudo in the mid 70's. He has been studying Muso Shinden-ryu iaido since 1984, beginning his training with a series of seminars taught by Mitsuzuki Takeshi Sensei, and later that year traveling to Japan to study further with Mitsuzuka Sensei. He currently holds the position of chief instructor of the San Shin Kai.

Wehrhahn Shihan holds the rank of 6th dan in Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido and is currently the chief instructor for the North American San Shin Kai, USA. He also holds the rank of 7th dan, Kyoshi in Okinawan Goju ryu Karate, as well as high dan rankings in Kobayashi Shorin Ryu Karate and Ryukyu Kobudo (Ancient Okinawan weapons). Other arts he has also studied include Kyokushin Kai Karate Do, Moo Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do, aiki-jujutsu and Hakko Ryu Ju Jutsu..

Wehrhahn Shihan continues to focus his training and teaching on the arts of iaido, kobudo and karate-do, and is available for lectures and seminars. Please contact him for more information at mtteach@ptd.net.

Last updated: August 13, 2011