JesusStrong Martial Arts; Yeshua-Do Budo/Bujutsu. Japanese Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, American Kickboxing, Grappling, Kobudo; and Kali/Escrima.
Renshi/Fuku-Shidoin Chris Sackett
3rd Degree Black Belt
Board Director for Yeshua-Do
Renshi/Fuku-Shidoin Chris Sackett has trained in the martial arts for close to 35 years in Budo/Bujutsu, American Kenpo, Washin-Ryu, Full Contact Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, MIxed Martial Arts and other styles. He trained in American Kenpo Karate in the late 80's and early 90's under Kyoshi Steve Lavallee and Sensei Jeff Iannuzzo at Lavallee’s Sport Karate Studio. In the 90's he trained in Washin-Ryu under Sensei John "Terry" Mulhauser. During the late 80’s and early 90’s, Chris grew in experience as a tournament fighter and amateur kickboxer participating in several local and regional tournaments. In the early 2000's, Chris worked in professional wrestling and continued training at the Old School Dojo under Marc Mandrake and at the Tyger's Den under Tyger Smith; sharpening his grappling and kick boxing skills as well as adding elements of taekwondo and Muay Thai, while working in the independent wrestling scene throughout Buffalo and Rochester NY, and in Canada (2001 to 2007). He has also attended and trained in many clinics including clinic training with Ernie Reyes Sr. and Ernie Reyes Jr.. Chris is a member and Board Director of the Christian Martial Arts Association International; Yeshua-Do. He continues to receive training and mentorship under Kaiso Vitold Jordan and Hanshi Stuart Gray.
Renshi Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Leadership and Ministry from Ohio Christian University.