Black Belts

Black Belts

On this page you will find a list of individuals that have made a continued commitment to become Instructors, assistant instructors and black belts promoted by C. Michial Jones Sensei.

Active Black Belt Students of Sensei Mike Jones (in order)

  • Amber Jones – 1st Dan Gojuryu, 1st Dan Jujutsu/Aikijujutsu – Program Director
  • Chris Minnich – 2nd Dan Okinawan Gojuryu (Texas)
  • Howard Upton – 1st Dan Okinawan Gojuryu (Alabama)
  • Curtis T. Jones – 6th Dan – Okinawan Gojuryu, 5th Dan – Uechiryu, 4th Dan – Shitoryu, 4th Dan Kobudo, 4th Dan Aikijujutsu.
  • Alecsander T. Jones – 6th Dan – Okinawan Gojuryu, 3rd Dan – Ryukyu Kobujutsu, 3rd Dan – Aikijujutsu
  • Nick Jones – 2nd Dan Okinawan Gojuryu, 2nd Dan Kobudo
  • Brent Rogers – 1st Dan Okinawan Gojuryu, 1st Dan Shitoryu
  • Michael Hehe – 1st Dan Okinawan Gojuryu and Jujutsu/Aikijujutsu
  • Frank DiMarco – 1st Dan Jujutsu/Aikijujutsu
  • Jeff Sullens – 5th Dan Renshi – Okinawan Gojuryu (Maryland)*
  • Steven Foster – 5th Dan -Okinawan Gojuryu (Illinois)*
  • Joshua Kinney – 3rd Dan Shitoryu*
  • Michael Bess – 5th Dan – Okinawa Gojuryu*
  • Britt Pile – 1st Dan – Okinawa Gojuryu, 1st Dan – Uechiryu

Inactive Black Belt Students (with highest grade issued)

  • Pat Mitchell – 3rd Dan Okinawan Gojuryu
  • Scott Minnich – 2nd Dan Okinawan Gojuryu*
  • Wayne Currie – 2nd Dan Okinawn Gojuryu  (Canada)*
  • Jason Thompson – 4th Dan Okinawan Gojuryu
  • Vance Parker – 3rd Dan Okinawan Gojuryu  (Maryland)* – No Longer a member
  • Stan Range – 1st Dan Okinawan Gojuryu

* Joined Dojo after they had achieved their black belts