Louis Arroyo sensei
Louis Arroyo is the owner and Chief Instructor of the Umineko Dojo. His is an accomplished martial artist currently holding the rank of 5th degree black belt in Genbukan Ninpo and Jujutsu and has earned the title "Renshi" or "Journeyman Master". Louis is also proficient in self-defense stick and Japanese sword.
Louis is a former US Marine Machine Gunner having held the rank of Corporal while serving in the USMC Reserves, Fox Co, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Division (USMC Reserves 1998-2002). He trained in Marine Corps Martial Arts Program and was also a M16 Rifle Expert, Pistol Marksman.
Louis holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, is currently the Manager of the Investigations Department for the Potawatomi Gaming Commission and is active in his community. He is also a certified firearms instructor and volunteers as an Auxiliary Police Officer.
Having started his training at the Futen Dojo at the age of 15 years old in 1995, Louis has spent the past two decades training and learning Genbukan Martial Arts. He also regularly travels and trains in Japan with his teacher under the Grandmaster at the Honbu Dojo. Louis has committed himself to the Genbukan and in these ancient martial arts and wishes to share the wonderful teachings with those who join the Umineko Dojo.
On December 8th, 2013 Louis was very lucky to have been honored by Grandmaster Shoto Tanemura with his own school named Umineko Dojo and is now Owner and Dojo-Cho (Instructor) of this dojo.
USA Genbukan Umineko Dojo-Cho
Former USA Genbukan Futen Dojo Assistant Dojo-Cho
2010 Genbukan USA Tai-Kai Director
Genbukan Special International Instructor Level 3
Genbukan Experience & Credentials
Genbukan Taijutsu 5th Dan
KJJR Jujutsu 5th Dan
Asayama Ichiden Ryu Taijustu Chuden Menkyo
Gyokko Ryu Kosshi-jutsu Shoden Menkyo
Shinden Fudo Ryu Daken-Taijutsu Shoden Menkyo
Koto Ryu Koppo-jutsu Shoden Menkyo
Tenshin Hyoho Kukishin Ryu Jujutsu Shoden Menkyo
Shinden Tatara Ryu Taijustu Shoden Menkyo
Togakure Ryu Ninpo Tanemura-ha Shoden Menkyo
Gikan Ryu Koppo-jutsu Shoden Menkyo
Yagyu Shingan Ryu Kacchu-Yawara Shoden Menkyo
Hontai Kijin Chosui Ryu Kukishinden Daken-Taijutsu Shoden Menkyo
Takagi Yoshin Ryu Jujutsu Shoden Menkyo
Chugoku Kenpo/Hakkesho 3rd Kyu
Koryu Karate 4th Kyu
Goshin-jutsu 3rd Kyu
Bo-jutsu Shoden Menkyo
Biken-jutsu Shoden Menkyo
Amatsu Tatara Bumon Shumon Shoden Menkyo
Kukishinden Happo Bikenjutsu – Taijutsu, Bikenjutsu & Bojutsu Shoden Menkyo
Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu Shoden Menkyo
Mugen Shinto Ryu Iai Shodan Menkyo
Shinden Fudo Ryu Ju-Tajutsu Shoden Menkyo
Other Experience & Credentials
Defender Combatives, LLC Owner & Chief Instructor
US Marine Corps Machine Gunner, Pistol Marksman and Rifle Expert
NRA Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle, and Advanced Defensive Pistol Instructor
NRA Refuse to be a Victim Personal Safety Instructor and Home Firearm Safety Instructor
NRA Personal Protection Outside & Inside the Home Instructor
NRA Range Safety Officer Instructor (Chief Range Safety Officer)
Massad Ayoob Group MAG-20 Range Instructor - 5-24-13 MAG-20 Instructor Course "Top Gun"
Illinois State Police Approved Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor
Lee Morrison Urban Combatives Grade 2 Certified
Michael Janich Martial Blade Concepts
Gracie Academy Survival Tactics (Law Enforcement) Level 1 Instructor Certified
Volunteer Auxiliary Police Officer South Milwaukee Police Department
State of Wisconsin Juvenile Martial Arts Instructor License
Adult & Pediatric First Aid, CPR, AED Certified