Konjaku Kioi Toyama Ryu Dojo Toyama Ryu Batto Do
Konjaku Kioi Dojo
(Ancient and Modern Fighting Spirit Dojo)
5980 66th St N Suite M
St Petersburg FL 33709
Email: info@toyama-ryu.com
Phone: 727-329-9679
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Mike Femal - Head Instructor (dojo cho)

Hataya and Femal Sensei

Femal Sensei has been teaching Toyama Ryu in St. Petersburg, Florida since 2001. He has won 12 gold medals in competitions in both the United States and Japan and was the overall champion in the 2001 and 2003 Orlando Batto Jutsu Tai Kai.

Mike Femal was one of the founding members of the US Federation of Batto Do. He was awarded the rank of Yondan (4th degree black belt), and became a certified instructor for that organization. He served as the first Membership Director and later as the first Shinpan Bucho (Director of Judges) in that organization. He passed the Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei Shinpan certification test and formalized the initial Taikai judging criteria for the US Federation of Batto Do.

Femal Sensei is now dedicated to the study of Japanese swordsmanship as the dojo-cho of the independent Konjaku Kioi Toyama Ryu Dojo. He is focused on the continued improvement of himself and his students. They keep true to their path by continuing to visit the Seizankai Dojo of Machida Japan as guests of Hataya Sensei.

  • Dojo-cho of the independent Konjaku Kioi Toyama Ryu Dojo in St Petersburg Florida
  • First Shinpan Bucho (director of judges) of the US Federation of Batto Do
  • Formalized initial Taikai judging criteria for the US Federation of Batto Do
  • Passed the Shinpan (judge) certification test in the Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  •  One of the first certified instructors of the US Federation of Batto Do
  • Awarded Yondan (4th degree black belt) US Federation of Batto Do
  • First Membership Director of the US Federation of Batto Do
  • Awarded Sandan (3rd degree black belt) in the Seizankai Dojo of Machida Japan
  • Awarded Sandan (3rd degree black belt) in the Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei
  • Awarded Shodan Kodachi (1st degree black belt) in the Zen Nihon Goshindo Renmei

2003 Orlando Batto Jutsu Tai Kai

  • Taikai Champion (Winner of Howard Clark Tanto)
  • 1st Place Kumitachi (with Doug Young)
  • 1st Place Dodan Cutting
  • 2nd Place Yondan and Above Cutting
  • 2nd Place Wakizashi Cutting
  • 3rd Place Yondan and Above Kata
  • 3rd Place Team Cutting (With Sang Kim and Doug Young)

2002 Orlando Batto Jutsu Tai Kai

  • 1st Place Kumitachi (with Tom Smyth)
  • 1st Place Team Cutting (With Sang Kim and Doug Young)
  • 3rd Place Yondan and Above Cutting
  • 3rd Place Wakizashi Cutting

2001 Orlando Batto Jutsu Tai Kai

  • Taikai Champion (Winner of Bamboo Katana)
  • 1st Place Nidan/Sandan Kata
  • 1st Place Nidan/Sandan Cutting
  • 1st Place Dodan Cutting
  • 1st Place Team Cutting (With John Schmidt and Robert Steele)
  • 3rd Place Wakizashi Cutting

2000 All Japan Battoudo Tai Kai in Machida Japan

  • 1st Place Nidan/Sandan Cutting
  • 1st Place Team Cutting (With Bob Elder and Bob Lampp)

2000 Orlando Batto Jutsu Tai Kai

  • 1st Place Wakizashi Cutting
  • 1st Place Kumitachi (with Tom Smyth)
  • 2nd Place Nidan/Sandan Kata

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