Sensei Jim Shullman had approx. 5 years martial arts experience before joining HBK in 2001. Since joining HBK he has achieved a black sash in Ba Qua Zahng and a second degree black belt in Shotokan Karate.
Kyoshi Peter Van Tienen is a 7th degree black belt.
Renshi Brian Norrish is a 6th degree black belt in karate and has been a chief instructor at Hiryu Bushido Kai for 25 years.
8th degree black belt in karate and a 5th degree black belt in judo. He is the head instructor of Hiryu Bushido Kai Martial Arts, and is an instructor of Iaido, BaGua Zhang, and Shinjitsu-Nai Ku-Do.