June 10-14, 2002 – IMB Instructor’s Conference – Torrance, California

Lyubomir Yordanov of Bulgaria trains at the IMB 2002

Lyubomir Yordanov of Bulgaria trains at the IMB 2002 Instructor’s Conference

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(left to right) June Pascul, Philippines – (standing) Jose Cervantes, Spain – (floor) Fausto Jimenez, Spain – (standing) Michael Mund, Germany

Kumu Lua GM Sol Kaihewalu IMB 2002

Kumu Lua GM Sol Kaihewalu demonstrates “Ka’ane” (Hawaiian Strangle Cord) on Steve Piantieri of Orlando, Florida

Kumu Lua GM Sol Kaihewalu teaches Jorge Palacio of Puerto Vallarta the use of "Ka'ane" on Chris Parra of Acapulco, Mexico

Kumu Lua GM Sol Kaihewalu teaches Jorge Palacio of Puerto Vallarta the use of “Ka’ane” on Chris Parra of Acapulco, Mexico

RSB with David Hattori and GM Sol Kaihewalu

RSB with David Hattori and GM Sol Kaihewalu

RSB with "Judo" Gene LeBell and Gokor "The Armenian Assassin" Chivichyan

RSB with “Judo” Gene LeBell and Gokor “The Armenian Assassin” Chivichyan

Clowning around with RSB, Gene LeBell, and Gokor Chivichyan

Clowning around with RSB, Gene LeBell, and Gokor Chivichyan

RSB with David Hattori, Gene LeBell, and Gokor Chivichyan

RSB with David Hattori, Gene LeBell, and Gokor Chivichyan

imb geology fun

IMB Geologic Fascination

GM "Cacoy" Canete Doce Pares Eskrima seminar

GM “Cacoy”GM “Cacoy” Canete Doce Pares Eskrima seminar

RSB with GM "Cacoy" Canete and students

RSB with GM “Cacoy” Canete and students

IMB Instructors

IMB Instructors
front (l to r) – C. Claussen(Germany), J. Pfeiffer(NC), B. Capotosto(Australia), L. Bostron(CO), D. Hattori(HI), L. Banda(England), K. Mahinan(CA), E. Smith(MI), J. Cervantes(Spain)
2nd row – M. Rumsen(NC), C. Roberts(NC), S. Siegel(Germany), J. Fox(OH), D. Huang(CA), S. Piantieri(FL), F. Olueva(Mexico), R. Alvarez(Acapulco)
3rd row – T. Motter(FL), T. Adams(OH), R. Teeple(OH), R. Daywood(TX), G. Potier(TX), J. Miller(CA)
4th row – C. Derry(NY), K. Jettkandt(Germany), L. Grady(NC), G. Romkorb(Germany), L. Yordanov(Bulgaria), S. Gould(IL), M. Mund(Germany), RSB, S. Weigardt(CO), J. Miernyk(MO), F. Jimenez(Spain), B. Mirko(Germany), A. Postigo(Mexico), J. Palacios(Mexico), C. Parra(Mexico), U. Claussen (Germany)
not pictured – S. Burke(MI), A. Gehlen(Germany), J. Tanaka(HI)

David Hattori, J Miller, Lee Banda, David Huang, and "Cacoy" Canete at the IMB Luau

David Hattori, J Miller, Lee Banda, David Huang, and “Cacoy” Canete at the IMB Luau

RSB with Hawaiian Dancers at the IMB Luau

RSB with Hawaiian Dancers at the IMB Luau

RSB with David Hattori

RSB with David Hattori

The Hawaiian Delegates - Dave, Tak, Steve, Alison, RSB, James, and Tony

The Hawaiian Delegates – Dave, Tak, Steve, Alison, RSB, James, and Tony

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