HANSHI VINCENT ANTHONY
Aiki Bujutsu -Tode Ryu Hombu
Has been training for almost 4 decades and is the President of the Combative Association of Martial Arts and Head of the Aiki Bujutsu -Tode Ryu Hombu. After the loss of our beloved Soke in 2002 Mr. Anthony has officially transitioned from the title Hanshi to Soke in summer of 2005 in an official awards ceremony. Out of respect to our beloved past Soke, Mr. Anthony has chosen to not offcically use the title Soke until 2010, though he holds all promotional and business authority for the Association.
Belt Grading & Certifications:
8th Dan - Aiki - Bujutsu - Principal Discipline
8th Dan - Pierce Family Gung Fu
6th Dan - Karate Ju-Jutsu
5th Dan - Master Instructor Certification – American Tang Soo Do 5th Dan - Buki - Weapons 1st Dan - Ju-Jitsu
Personal History: Mr. Anthony has over 20 years of well-rounded business experience on a domestic and international basis. He recently transitioned from being the Director of Homeland Security for a multi-billion dollar government contracting company, and is now engaged in private sector consulting in the area of risk mitigation. He has been very involved in the Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection, and Homeland Security process well before the tragic events of 9/11 and continues to contribute to the private sector, government and military. He is a sought-after public speaker and speaks frequently on the subjects related to these topics.