James Anthony Salter, Kancho

Kancho Salter Date of Birth: 18th August 1955
Current Dojo: Whitianga
Year Started Martial Arts: 1967
Year Started SKJJ: 8th November 1992 (Founder and Chief Instructor)
Current Grade SKJJ: 8th Dan, (Authenticated by Professor, Grand Master Steve Heremaia 10th Dan).
Other Grades: 4th Dan Fuji Ryu Goshin Do Jiu Jitsu, Ni Dan Kempo Karate, Hokushin Shinyo Ryu Iaido, Ik Kyu Judo
Other Martial Arts Experience: Karate, Judo, Aikido , Iaido, Kempo, Boxing
Main Instructor: Paul Reti, Shihan Fuji Ryu Goshin Do Jiu Jitsu and John Bonniface, Shihan Fuji Ryu Goshin Do Jiu Jitsu
Honors: New Zealand Martial Art Hall of Fame 2009, Australasian Martial Arts Hall of Fame  2013, World Karate Union Hall of Fame 2013, New Zealand Soke Institute 2011.  

Other influencing Instructors: Favorite Technique: Any technique that delivers maximum pain and control to an attacker without injury

Most Memorable Martial Arts Moment: The day that Joy Harpur (nee Thompson) achieved her Shodan. The first woman to achieve a Black Belt in either Fuji Ryu Goshin Do Jiu Jitsu or Sakura Kan Jiu Jitsu.

Other Magic Moments: Favorite Saying: It has nothing to do with strength. It is about body mechanics, technique, angles, distance and timing

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