Begin training in Tsukuba, Japan.
Training at Keio and Sumida
Kendo: 2-dan and 3-dan
University of Tsukuba
Kendo: 5-dan (2015)
*I've left out all the details, but I can't express my gratitude enough,
for everyone who has tolerated -- and helped me with -- my bad Japanese,
lack of money, and utter inexperience.