Hunter Armstrong Sensei
Hunter B. Armstrong Sensei, Director of the International Hoplology Society , holds a menkyo, or high-level classical teaching license, in Shinkage Ryu Heiho Koryu and Owari Kan Ryu sojutsu, which he studied in Japan. Shinkage Ryu includes classical swordsmanship (kenjutsu and batto), naginata (halberd), kogusoku, grappling, nagamaki (long-bladed halberd), bo (staff), etc., while Owari Kan Ryu involves the use of the kuda-yari, or spear, and sword. Mr. Armstrong, author of Strength & Conditioning for the Combative Athlete, editor of Hoplos, the martial arts journal of the IHS, and a member of the SMAA, offers training in both ryu.
He can be reached care of:
The International Hoplology Society, Inc.
315 Foothills Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336
E-mail: hoplos (at) aol (dot) com