Lin kong jin (energy work ) and many other seminars
Trained with Shoto Tanemura sensei , of the Genbukan ninpo bugei in 1989 through 1991 .
Trained with Bujinkan shihan , Phil Legeare , Jefferey Prather , Mark O'Brien , Mark Hodel , Jack Hoban and Shiraishi sensei of the Bujinkan ninpo taijutsu in the USA.
Attended 3 Tai Kai s , 2001, 2002 , and 2004 in Japan at the budokan
Larry is currently a shidoshi 2007 test in Japan with Paul Masse and Sokes supervision. In his trips to Japan he has trained with Shihan from all over the world as well as Soke Hatsumi's
personal shihan , Oguri,Nagato,Noguchi,seno and Shiraishi sensei
2010 trip to Japan recieved his 7th dan
2012 Shiriashi sensei personally introduced me to Soke and Soke ranked me kyudan 9th dan..Shiraishi mentioned Soke was pleased and rarely moves a rank 2 levels.
2018 Soke saw us walking and ranked me 15th dan Dai shihan
10th dan shihan Dan Metoxen
2022 Dan received his 11th dan
10th dan 2018 ,Soke saw Dan and I walking in Japan and pointed us out to rank.
2016 Dan received 5th dan
Has been training in martial arts since a young age of 7 in arts such as Boxing,karate and aikido
Has been training in the Bujinkan since 1999
Has been to the 2003 Tai kai, And Japan in 2010
And has attended 2 midwest Tai Kai
He attends several seminars a year with top Bujinkan shihan to keep his information fresh
Shodan level Summer of 2011 (June)
Joe has a current rank of 6th dan 2022
Joe Massimo passed his Godan September 2021
terrific background in sword work
Ronald Craig Martin Jr.
Shidoshi Ronald Martin has been involved with different martial arts over the years including Tae kwon do, Eishin Ryu Iaido, Karate, and many others.
He has also trained in Chi Kung, Yoga, and taught meditation. He began his training in the Bujinkan in 2009 under Daishihan Larry Hembel.
Since then he has attended many Bujinkan seminars with Shihan that have spent a large amount of time training in Japan such as Phil Legare, Pete Reynolds, Andrew Young, Ed Martin, and Jack Hoban. In 2014 he received his Shodan under Larry Hembel.
In 2014 Ronald moved to Maryland and continued his training under Shihan Steve Golden. He has made two trips to Japan where he has trained with Shihan from all over the world.
In 2018 he was given his Shidoshi test by Phil Legare under Soke Masaaki Hatsumi's supervision.
In 2021 he received his Rokudan with Daishihan Larry Hembel's recommendation.