Sensei Keith Kalafut - Sandan

Sensei Keith Kalafut trained under Hanshi Gregory Johnson since the dojo was established in 1967 and currently holds the rank of Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt)

Sensei Keith has trained in Mugai Ryu Iaido since 1984 and won 1st place in 1986 doing Iaido kata in a tournament in Centrailia Illinois.  He has also trained in Kendo and Nanchaku.

Sensei Keith honorably served in the United States Marine Corp and achieved the rank of Sergeant.   He has done personal security for celebrities like the Rolling Stones, David Bowie and others.