Bennie (Zip), Hanshi
(Zip) Hanshi, is the founder of the University of Martial Arts and Sciences Goju Ryu System. Hanshi has
over 44 years of martial arts experience, 30 years in various Goju Ryu systems. Within the last 14 years Hanshi has studied
with the late M. Terry Hayford Shihan (Dai Gakko No Bujitsu Kai) & Samuel Bell Shihan (Mixed Martial Arts). Young Hanshi
is currently a member of and advisor to the Aiki Kan Preservation Society and advisor to the Kari No Michi Ryu under the direction
of Carey Rossignol Hanshi Shodai. As well as a member and advisor to the International Ryu Kyu Kai Karate Association, under
the direction of Dr. Robert Handley Hanshi.
Areas of Martial Arts Studied:
Goju Ryu Karate-Do
Goju Ryu Karate-Jitsu
Tanto-jitsu (art of knife
Jo-jitsu (art of 4foot
Kyusho-jitsu (art of pressure
Yubi-jitsu (art of finger
Current Ranks & Titles:
Hanshi, 9th Dan/Founder, University of Martial Arts and Sciences Goju Ryu System.
9th Dan, Hanshi, Daiken
Karate-jitsu, Dai Gakko No Bujitsu Kai.
Advisor, Aiki Kan Preservation
Sou Dan Yako, Advisor,
Kari No Michi Ryu.