Stephen Grayston Meijin (he/him)
Trained in Karate since 1964. Stephen has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to inclusion in the martial arts, teaching many thousands of students both in the UK and internationally.
• Founder of Shindō-Ryu Karate-Dō.
• President & Chairman: European Martial Arts Federation.
• Life President & Chairman Kodō Butoku Renmei
Bob Remington (he/him) started training in Karate in 1971 and began teaching in 1974. He is the chief instructor at Chesapeake Schools of Shotokan Karatedo,Baltimore.
Bob has always been an out gay man in Karate since he started training in 1971.
Bob has a background in Special Education as well as teaching karate which augments his commitment to inclusion. Bob started training in Shotokan karate at Temple University in Philadelphia in 1971 under Teruyuki Okazaki. After graduation, he moved to Baltimore area where he received his Nidan from Sensei Romano in 1978.
Bob has Dan ranks from Sugiyama Sensei, Kisaka Sensei, and Okazaki Sensei.