Kendo Instructors

Jeffrey Marsten, 7Dan Kyoshi
Began kendo in September of 1971 at Seattle Kendo Kai
Awarded 7th Dan by All Japan Kendo Federation, May 3, 2001
Granted Kyoshi by All United States Kendo Federation November 2003
Co-founder of Kendo Club at University of Washington 1972
Founded Highline Kendo Kai 1976
Founded Bellevue Kendo Club 1989
Founded Sno-King Kendo Club 2003
PNKF Head Coach for AUSKF Kendo Championships 2002, 2005, 2008
PNKF Women’s Head Coach for AUSKF Championships 2011
Current PNKF Women’s coach for 2014 AUSKF Championships
FIK Director 1997 – 2003
AUSKF founding president
Current AUSKF Vice President

Robert Stroud, Kyoshi 7 Dan

Began kendo in 1979 at Rocky Mountain Budokan, in Denver Colorado
Awarded 7th Dan by All United States Kendo Federation, April 17, 2007
Granted Kyoshi by All United States Kendo Federation, April 7, 2009
Awarded Iaido 6th Dan by All United States Kendo Federation, June 21, 2009
Head Instructor at Obukan Kendo Club, Portland Oregon 1986 – 2004
Head Instructor at Idaho Kendo Club, 2004 – Present
Adviser Ore-Ida Kendo Club, Ontario Oregon, 2006 – Present
Member Noma Dojo, Tokyo Japan, 1997-2000
Attended AJKF Kitamoto Instructors Training Camp, 1985, 1986, and 1993
Past AUSKF Board Member
Past KFUSA Board Member
Past PNKF Board Member

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