Shohei Ryu Rinchuse Martial Arts - Greensburg, PA







Current Black Belt Instructors


       Dan Rinchuse
       Information

Renshi 6th Degree Black Belt, Uechi /Shohei Ryu 2nd Degree Black Belt, Shingitai Ju Jitsu Dan Rinchuse

       Jack Summers
       Biography
Kyoshi 8th Degree Black Belt
Boston, MA (Visiting Instructor)
Jack Summers

       Jack Dowd

Renshi 7th Degree Black Belt
Boston, MA (Visiting Instructor)
Jack Dowd

       Peggy Hess

Renshi 6th Degree Black Belt
Jensen Beach, FL (Visiting Instructor)
Peggy Hess

       John Saylor
       Information

Ju Jitsu / Ground Fighting /
Submission Fighting / Brazilian Ju Jitsu (Visiting Instructor)
John Saylor

       Mark Stevens






Master Instructor 5th Degree Black Belt Mark Stevens and wife, Wendy own and operate a Manufacturers' Rep company. Mark began his study of Uechi-Ryu Karate-do in 1967 in Providence, R.I. with his father Howard and brother, Peter. (See photo gallery) Mark Stevens

       Bill Courtney

4th Degree Black Belt
also Black Belts in Judo, Aikido, Ju Jitsu
Bill Courtney

       Chuck Constantine


3rd Degree Black Belt
Japanese teacher; Helicopter pilot Pa. National Guard
Chuck Constantine

       Tim Fetter


3rd Degree Black Belt
Graduate Student ľUniversity of Pittsburgh
Tim Fetter

       Rick Miller


3rd Degree Black Belt
PharmD; pharmacist, Allegheny General Hosptial
Rick Miller

       Jim DeFloria


3rd Degree Black Belt
College professor; PhD education- University of Pittsburgh
Jim DeFloria

       Ted Gendek

3rd Degree Black Belt
Trained in Okinawa November 1998
Ted Gendek

       Mike Williams


2nd Degree Black Belt
PhD candidate Carnegie Mellon University-Physics

       Andy Benedict




2nd Degree Black Belt
Manufacturers representative. Masters degree in Sport Psychology. Attended the weeklong 2003 Koshukai with Sensei's Kyohide and Narahiro Shinjo.
Andy Benedict

       Derek Rinchuse


2nd Degree Black Belt
Also a black belt in Ju Jitsu; high school golf and tennis
Derek Rinchuse

       Mike Schmitt

2nd Degree Black Belt
Graduate student- Seton Hill University
Mike Schmitt

       Phil Tubin

1st Degree Black Belt
High school math teacher
Phil Tubin

       Don Guerrieri


1st Degree Black Belt
Teacher and author; PhD education ľUniversity of Pittsburgh
Don Guerrieri

       Mary Ann Benedict




1st Degree Black Belt
Works in Heavy Equipment sales/ management. Will be attending the 2004 Women's Friendship tour of Okinawa. Has also studied Muay Thai and Kali.
Mary Ann Benedict

       Joe Soxman


1st Degree Black Belt
owner of Soxman Rental
Co-owner of Llama Herd
Joe Soxman

       Eric Frick 1st Degree Black Belt

       Gary Rauch



1st Degree Black Belt
Quality Assurance Manager, Social Security Disability. Interests: weight training, running, ju jitsu
Gary Rauch


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