Shorin-ryu Kempo Karate Kobudo Kyokai

D. Chase
8th Dan – Hanshi

Darel Chase is a fully ordained Minister, holding ministerial credentials and earned degrees in Theology and Ministry. He is married to Tia Chase, who is the love of his life.

Chase, Kaiso has over 45+ years training and teaching experience in the martial arts. He began his study of martial arts in 1974 in the discipline of Moo Duk Kwan (Tae Kwan Do). He was introduced to the art of Jujutsu through O’Sensei Michael DePasquale, Sr. (deceased) of Yoshitsune Jujitsu and Hakko-ryu Jujutsu. He continued his study of martial arts under the leadership and direction of Bill Smith, Hanshi in the disciplines of Aikijujitsu, Ken-jutsu and Karate-Do earning the rank and status of Menkyo Kaiden.

Current Grades/Ranks:

  • 10th Dan Menkyo Kaiden: Aikibujutsu
  • 8th Dan, Hanshi: Taigawa-ryu Jujitsu
  • 8th Dan Hanshi: Shorin-ryu Kempo Karate
  • Kyoshi: Mushin-ryu Iaijutsu
  • Shihan: Happo-jutsu (Shinrei Reiki)
  • 3rd Dan: Matsumura Shorin-ryu Karate
  • Additional Black Belt grades in Jujitsu, Kenjutsu, Kobudo