Spergon Hunt – Sandan started in 1972 with Daniel Chemla and Jim Sagawa. In addition to his karate practice Spergon also founded and help to run Jion Academy, an after school and weekend program for Oakland youth.
Alex Gitelman – Sandan (3rd degree black belt) started practicing at Saratoga and Berkeley dojos in 1999. He is currently dojo leader and one of the instructors for the adult classes. Outside of karate practice, Alex is a software engineer who likes to travel and spend time with his family.
Forest Rouse – Nidan (2nd degree black belt), Dojo Manager. Forest started practicing at the Berkeley YMCA in the year 2000 when he was 45. He was a sprinter in his youth (ran for one year at Stanford). He is an ex professor of physics who is now a software engineer who enjoys books and travel.