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Active Black Belt Directory

Below you will find a directory of all active Tai-Zen dan grades. Since Tai-Zen is a progressive art, the following list displays the only individuals that are qualified to represent Tai-Zen.

SUFFOLK DOJO

Master Howard Tague - 10th Dan
Founder and Headmaster
Tai-Zen Nihon Jiu-jitsu

Hanshi:

Demian Meyer - 9th Dan

Kyoshi:

Charles Bender - 8th Dan
Gene DiDomenico - 8th Dan
Ed Mikol - 8th Dan
Rich Pitka - 8th Dan
Lenny Romeo - 8th Dan

Kevin Collins - 7th Dan
Andrew Gambardella - 7th Dan
John Letson - 7th Dan
Al Malangone - 7th Dan
Ed Polera - 7th Dan

Renshi:

Jack Levine - 5th Dan

John Boscarino - 4th Dan
Joe Tursi - 4th Dan

Sensei:

Rich Belli - 2nd Dan
James Leigh - 2nd Dan

Joe Blankenship - 1st Dan
Rich Daniele - 1st Dan

NASSAU DOJO

Kyoshi Lenny Romeo
8th Dan Chief Instructor

Kyoshi:

Joe Amorosi - 6th Dan
Jack Gladstone - 6th Dan

Renshi:

Vince Minelli - 5th Dan

Jim Carroll - 4th Dan
Mike Grace - 4th Dan
Greg Koller - 4th Dan
Dan Morgan - 4th Dan
Alex Sepiol - 4th Dan

Sensei:

Stuart Austin - 3rd Dan
Mark Grasso - 3rd Dan
Todd Solomon - 3rd Dan

Will Cerbelli - 2nd Dan
Artie Chernaski - 2nd Dan
Mike Desantis - 2nd Dan
Bruce Fink - 2nd Dan
Kevin Kelly - 2nd Dan
Dave Klein - 2nd Dan
Karen Lally - 2nd Dan
Al Pette - 2nd Dan
Dave Phillips - 2nd Dan
Jerry Schmidt - 2nd Dan
Will Schur - 2nd Dan
Anthony Testagrose - 2nd Dan
John Zatwarnicki - 2nd Dan

Mick Connors - 1st Dan

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