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Sensei Travis Boggs

Kenukan Budokai, President

Kenukan Academy, Head Instructor

Bushidokan Yudanshakai, Chairman

Ju-Jutsu Historical Research Society, President

USJJO TEAM USA Coach

Rank Promotions

 

Promoted Shodan - Kenukan Ju-Jitsu & Karate (2000)

Promoted Nidan - Kenukan Ju-Jitsu & Karate (2002)

Promoted Shodan - Bushidokan Karate (2003)

Promoted Sandan - Kenukan Ju-Jitsu & Karate (2006)

Promoted Shi-Do-In (Instructor Grade) (2007)

Promoted Yondan - Kenukan Ju-Jitsu & Karate (2008)

Promoted Godan - Kenukan Ju-Jitsu & Karate (2010)

Promoted Nidan - Bushidokan Karate (2011)

Promoted Shodan - Bushidokan Judo / Ju-Jitsu (2013)

Promoted Shihan (Instructor Grade) (2014)

Promoted Sandan - Bushidokan Judo / Ju-Jitsu (2014)

Promoted Yondan  - Bushidokan Karate / Kickboxing (2017)

Promoted Godan - Bushidokan Judo / Ju-Jitsu (2017)

 

Academic

 

Bachelor of Science - University of Kansas School of Business - Management & Leadership (2006)

Member: Sigma Alpha Lambda - Leadership & Honors Organization

 

Recognitions & Authorizations

 

Recognized Godan - United States Ju-Jitsu Oranization (USJJO)

Recognized Sandan - Yamanaka Kojute Ju-Jitsu

Recognized Sandan - United States of America Karate-Do Federation (USAKF)

Authorized by Jim Harrison to Test & Teach - Ronin Jutsu - Self-Defense

Authorized by Jim Harrison to Test & Teach - Bushidokan Judo / Ju-Jitsu

Authorized by Jim Harrison to Test & Teach - Bushidokan Karate

 

Positions (Past & Present)

 

Full-Time Instructor - Kenukan Academy (1998 - Present)

Chief Instructor - Kenukan Academy (2006 - Present)

President (Kaicho) - Kenukan Budokai (2013 - Present)

Chairman of the Board - Bushidokan Yudanshakai (2017 - Present)

Co-Founder - Bushidokan Judo / Ju-Jitsu Kai (2013 - Present)

United States Ju-Jitsu Organization (USJJO) Team Development Committee, Member (2014 - Present)

United States Ju-Jitsu Organization National Coaching Committee, Member (2014 - Present)

Contributor / Photographer / Graphic Design - Grandmaster Magazine (1998 - 2002)

Assistant to Secretary General - International Federation of Pankration Athlima - Lamia, Greece (1999 - 2001)

 

Notable Competitions

 

5-time Junior State AAU Karate Champion

3-time Junior Regional AAU Karate Champion

Goodwill Games Gold Medalist - Team USA Karate & Ju-Jitsu - St. Petersburg, Russia (1994)

Mediterranean Games Gold Medalist - Team USA Karate & Ju-Jitsu - Athens, Greece (1995)

 

Coaching

 

USJJO Team USA Ju-Jitsu Coach - International Ju-Jitsu Federation World Championships - Paris, France (2014)

USJJO Team USA Ju-Jitsu Coach - USJJO Nationals & International Grand Slam - UFC - Las Vegas, NV (2015)

USJJO Team USA Ju-Jitsu Coach - USJJO Nationals & International Grand Slam - UFC - Las Vegas, NV (2016)

USJJO Team USA Ju-Jitsu Coach - International Ju-Jitsu Federation World Championships - Wroclaw, Poland (2016)

 

Other Certifications

 

American Coaching Effectiveness Program (ACEP) Certified

Certified Police Baton Instructor - Rapid Rotation Baton (2001)

Certified Flight Self-Defense Instructor - America In Defense (2002) - Bob Wall & Chuck Norris’ Program

 

Notable Seminars

 

Assistant to Jim Harrison - Kansas City Seminar Tour

(2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010)

Assistant to Jim Harrison - Texas Seminar Tour (2002 & 2009)

(Dojo’s included Roy Kurban & Troy Dorsey)

Arnold’s Health & Fitness Expo - Assistant to Jim Harrison - Columbus, OH (2004)

Taught Ju-Jitsu Section - 1st Bushidokan Symposium (2011)

 

Event Promotions

 

Co-Director - Martial Arts At Sea (1998 - Present)

(Instructors Included Jim Harrison, Roger Greene, & Keith Hackney)

Co-Director - Kansas City Grappling Symposium (2000)

(Instructors Included Ken Shamrock, Bart Vale, Keith Hackney, & Walt Lysak)

 

Awards

 

Named 150 Top Athletes in Olathe's (Kansas City Suburb) Sesquicentennial (150 Year) Celebration (2008)

 

Media Appearances

 

KCTV 5 - Travis Boggs & Bob Wall - Kansas City, MO

KSHB 9 - Travis Boggs & Bob Wall - KCMO

Kansas City Star (Newspaper Highlight)

Jim Flink Radio Program (Flight Self-Defense Expert)

MSNBC - Ashleigh Banfield Live (Flight Self-Defense Expert)

KTKA 49 - Topeka, KS

Ch. 11 - Dallas, TX

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