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American Butokukan © 1975 - 2019

AMERICAN BUTOKUKAN

3839 West Kennedy Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33609

+1 (813) 760-0212

TODD JONES

KAICHO

Todd D. Jones first began studying martial arts in 1971 at the age of thirteen. From 1979 to 1984, Mr. Jones was a nationally ranked sport karate champion in both kata and kumite. Mr. Jones holds advanced dan grades in aikido, karate, iaido, and kendo.

ERIC GREGORISCH

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR

Eric Gregorisch is a licensed marriage and family therapist. He began his martial arts training in judo at the age of 9. He then studied karate and aikido while a student at the University of Florida, earning his ShoDan in karate in 1986 and in aikido in 1989. Eric has taught martial arts at the University of Florida, the University of Miami, and in Tampa. He holds the rank of 6th degree in karate and 5th degree in aikido. His focus is teaching the principles of aikido to military veterans.

BRIAN SHAWE

SHIHAN

Brian Shawe first began studying martial arts in 1979 at the age of eighteen. Mr. Shawe is a nationally ranked sport karate champion in both kata and kumite. Mr. Shawe is ranked 6th Dan in karate.

THOMAS McMORROW

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR

Thomas McMorrow, Jr. began training in karate in 1980 at the age of 19. His first instructor was Todd D. Jones, who subsequently promoted Mr. McMorrow to 1st degree black belt in karate in 1984 and in aikido in 1986. Mr. McMorrow is ranked 5th Dan in both aikido and karate.