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SANG KIM SENSEI

Founder, Head Instructor

Kim Sensei has been practicing swordsmanship starting off with kendo since he was 12 years old and starting Toyama Ryu at 18 years old. He is the youngest to hold his rank in the Zen Nihon Toyama Ryu Iaido Renmei and has had great success at tournaments in Japan and the US. 

ZNTIR - 6th dan, Renshi

US Federation of Battodo - 6th dan, President

US Federation of Battodo - Technical Director

Seizan-kai - 4th dan

Kendo - 2nd dan

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KEVIN RAZ

Senior Instructor

Kevin has started his training with Byakkokan in 2012, and specializes in kata and tameshigiri. 

ZNTIR - 3rd dan

US Federation of Battodo - 3rd dan

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CHARLES CHOI

Senior Instructor

Charles has been practicing with the dojo since 2012 coming from a background with multiple martial arts experience which helped to bring different perspectives. He has competed in Japan, Hong Kong, and the US with great results. He is known for his gekken skills.

ZNTIR - 3rd dan

US Federation of Battodo - 2nd dan

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ROB RAIMONDI

Assistant Instructor

Rob started with the dojo in 2014 while attending SVA and made it through! Having grown in practice, he has shown great success in tournaments in the US, Japan, and the US. His strong skills are in kata and gekken.

ZNTIR - 2nd dan

US Federation of Battodo - 2nd dan