The St. Louis Dojo’s head instructor is Mr. Charles “Chuck” Martin. Mr. Martin began his martial arts training at the age of 18. After several years of training in Aikido and Shotokan Karate, he joined the St. Louis Dojo in 1985 and became head instructor in June of 1994.
The ranking instructor in the Midwest, Mr. Martin holds the ranks of Yodan (4th degree black belt) in Kokondo Karate as well as Nidan (2nd degree black belt) in Jukido Ju Jitsu. He is a regular at the IKA International Seminars each year and visits other dojos around the United States annually as well.