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David Antignani has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1982 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
bertoni-lou Lou Bertoni has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1968 and holds the rank of Go-dan (4th degree black belt).
blank Patti Bronson has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1974 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
George Cerasani has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1991 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
JoAnn Cerasani has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1996 and holds the rank of San-dan (3rd degree black belt).
David Chen has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2009 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).           

Mr. Chen is also one of the ten owners of the Tora Dojo.

compese-malia Malia Popovich has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2001 and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).
Robert Daniels has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1992 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
William Dougherty has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1981 and holds the rank of Yon-dan (4th degree black belt).           

Mr. Dougherty has been the Instructor-in-Charge of the Washin-ryu branch school in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania since 2018.

William Dove has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1996 and holds the rank of Roku-dan (6th degree black belt).
blank Thomas Fansler has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1998 and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).
geinitz-david David Geinitz has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1981 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
Larry Grazioso has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2007 and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).
Michelle Haines has been a student of Master Hidy Ochiai since 1997 and holds the rank of Roku-dan (6th degree black belt).
John Hawco has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2008 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
Susan Katz Zigas has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1973 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
Virginia Lee has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1999 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).           

Ms. Lee has been the Assistant Instructor of the Washin-ryu branch school in Oneonta, New York since 2013 and is the Interim Instructor-in-Charge since 2019.

Nathan Mallison has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1999 and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).           

Mr. Mallison has been the Instructor-in-Charge of the Washin-ryu branch school in Ithaca, New York since 2021.

Johanna Katheryn Masters passed away May 16, 2022. She is missed very much by the extended Wa-shin Ryu community. Her dedication as student of Wa-shin Ryu spanned 40 years. She was particularly committed to daily practice of kata and thoroughly enjoyed a vigorous sparring match when the opportunity arose. On the training floor, she was gifted in patiently and kindly working with the junior students.

Johanna’s memorial service will be on Saturday, July 23.

Timothy Masters has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1981 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
mcadam-todd Todd McAdam has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1995 and holds the rank of Yon-dan (4th degree black belt). Mr. McAdam was thie instructor-in-charge of the Cortland, New York Club from 2009-2016
brown-elizabeth Elisabeth McCann has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2003 and holds the rank of Yon-dan (4th degree black belt).
Patrick McCann III has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2005 and holds the rank of Yon-dan (4th degree black belt).
blank John Mckenna has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1994 and holds the rank of Go-dan (4th degree black belt).
Catherine Miller has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1995 and holds the rank of San-dan (3rd degree black belt).
Miho Nakanishi has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2010 and holds the rank of San-dan (3rd degree black belt).
Carrie Ochiai has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2008 and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).
Terrell Rabb has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2010 and holds the rank of Ni-dan (2nd degree black belt).
ricciardi-martin Martin Ricciardi has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1973 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).           

Mr. Ricciardi has been the Instructor-in-Charge of the Washin-ryu branch school in Albany, New York since 2019.

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Jonathan Rogers has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1986 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).

Mr. Rogers was a Co-Instructor-in-Charge for the Washin-ryu branch in Norwich, New York from 2003-2005.

Patrick Rotherforth has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1983 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
Charles Sarnoski has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2008 and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).
scott-linda Linda Scott has been a student of Master Hidy Ochiai since 1996 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).           

Ms. Scott is the Co-Instructor-in-Charge of the Washiin-ryu club school in Honesdale, Pennsylvania since 2005.

Steve Shoemaker has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1992 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).
Elizabeth Souder has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 2012 and holds the rank of San-dan (3rd degree black belt).
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James Stunkard has been a student of Master Hidy Ochiai since 1990 and holds the rank of Go-dan (5th degree black belt).

Mr. Stunkard has been the Co-Instructor-in-Charge of the Washin-ryu club school in Honesdale, Pennsylvania since 2005.

Lee Supensky has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1984 and holds the rank of San-dan (3rd degree black belt).
Mark Thorpe has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1975 and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).
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Roy Williams has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since 1988 and holds the rank of Roku-dan (6th degree black belt).

Mr. Williams was the Instructor-in-Charge of the Washin-ryu Club at the Westover YMCA in Johnson City, New York from 2013-2017.

Bridget Wilson has been a student under Master Hidy Ochiai since and holds the rank of Yo-dan (4th degree black belt).

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