Our Instructors
Andrew Woods Sempai

   Starting his training at the age of 8 in Shorei Ryu Karate, Woods came to BKMA and quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the highest ranked members currently in BKMA.
   Woods has trained in many styles, including; Karate, Shihequan, Aikido, and Escrima.
   Now a Brown Belt, Woods is in charge of all intermediate training of students and sits on the BKMA Head Council. He is also a member of Yin Yang Do Karate Association. Woods is also has a certificate in our Verbal Tactical Training (VTT).
"Martial arts isn't just a means to kill. Its the answer to all of life's questions"
-Woods Sempai 
Samantha Koski Sempai

  A personal student of Braun Sensei, Clements Sempai started with Braun at the age of  9 and has been a very dedicated member of BKMA.
  She has studied Karate, Aikido, Kenjitsu, Capoeira and Escrima. Besides BKMA, Clements is also a student of Shihequan and a favorite student of Grandmaster Liu . She studies with him every chance she gets. She also trains in Kobudo & Shorin Ryu Karate in Appleton, Wisconsin.
  Clements holds a Purple Belt under BKMA and a black belt with Original Martial Systems. She belongs to the Yin Yang Do Karate Association and the International Feeding Crane Kung Fu Association. 
   She currently is attending college but still finds time to continue her advancement in the martial arts.

"Always focus on your basics. Without a foundation, a house cannot be strong."
- Clements Sempai
Woods, a proud member of the BKMA STORM Team, is showing off his skills at the flying side kick. The other students dont have any worries at all.
Woods and another student during mock fighting
Clements is a dedicated student who is always willing to teach the younger ones
Clements, also a fellow Aikido student, is seen here during Kyudo training outside of Braun Sensei's house.
Benjamin Fox

  Benjamin began training martial arts in 2003 at age 10. He first acquired a black belt in karate in 2008. Later he left to train in Brazilian Jiujitsu and shortly after taught Tae Kwon Do. Other practiced styles include Aikido, Bujinkan (Ninja), Krav Maga, Combatives, Street JKD,  Feeding Crane Kung Fu, and Escrima. He has a passion for sharing the endless benefits of martial arts.
   Fox is currently attending college in Denver, CO. 

“If you don’t stand for something you might fall for anything” Mr. Fox
Dustin Tody Sensei

   Tody has training in many of the styles offered in BKMA including Feeding Crane Kung Fu, Escrima, Karate, and more. He has been the leader in many different teams including our STORM team. Currently, Tody is the instructor of the Mirai Do Dojo and has been granted the title of Sensei. He is a man who demands discipline and respect from his students and always leads by example.

"If you want to overcome your enemy, challenge your body. If you want to overcome yourself, challenge your mind."
Tody Sensei
Zachary Stover & Michael Towle

   Zachary Stover and Michael Towle are our instructors in Feeding Crane Kung Fu. Both men have been taught by Sensei Braun over the past few years and have attended a seminar by Grandmaster Liu Chang-I. Each of them brings a unique aspect of Feeding Crane that complements the other, forming a Yin Yang partnership in teaching. Both of them will be teaching at our Mirai Do Dojo and at Westosha Central High School. 
   For more information on Feeding Crane Kung Fu, visit the Feeding Crane of Wisconsin website.