(Right to Left) -- Julie Short, promoted to 3rd Dan, Mike Kimball promoted to 3rd Dan, Darel Chase, Kyoshi - ICAJF President), Gary W Ducote, Kyoshi - Kaiso, Jeffery Lane promoted to 6th Dan, Shihan, Dana Cowell 1st Dan, Daniel Speirs 1st Dan, Scott Doerr promoted to 1st Dan, far right

Ducote Sensei and Lane Sensei demonstrating and discussing handgun control techniques at Hombu Summer Instructor Training

Ducote Sensei, 8th Dan - Kyoshi and Lane Sensei, 6th Dan Renshi after the 6th Dan testing and rank ceremony. Lane Sensei (right) has been a personal student of Ducote for over 26 years.

Lane Sensei started his training in 1982 with Ducote Sensei at Eielson AFB, Alaska. He was taught initially under the Keichu Do system then migrated into the Shisei Ryu Aikibudo Kai method in the early 1993 shortly after its development. Lane Sensei has been part of Shisei Ryu Aikibudo since its inception. Jeffery Lane (roll number LM-08) was the 8th First Degree Black Belt promoted under Ducote Sensei and the ONLY student to reach this level of proficiency and teaching ability.

Lane Sensei specializes in the application of martial technique in Nihon Goshin Jutsu, or self defense. Jeffrey Lane - Shihan and his wife currently operate the New England Martial Arts Academy in Saco, Maine teaching Budo, fostering further growth of the art of Shisei Ryu.  Promoted to Shodan in 1984 by Ducote Sensei, while they both served in the USAF at Eielson AFB, Alaska.

Lane Sensei has over 26 years of experience teaching the budo and has developed and lead programs instructing Mudansha and Yudansha from age 5 through 60. As a competitor, Lane Sensei received numerous first place awards both locally in Miami, Maine and Massachusetts as well as internationally in Okinawa and Japan.  As a retired Senior Master Sergeant (E-8), USAF, he had an opportunity to teach in many varied conditions to include hand to hand combat training for Emergency Security Team members, 52nd Security Forces, deployed to Riyadh in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and more recently, trained and taught while deployed in the Area Of Responsibility (AOR) as NCOIC Combat Communications, 332nd AEW, Al Jaber, Kuwait, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Southern Watch.  Lane Sensei is married; his wife, son and two daughters are involved in budo.  Lane Sensei has trained under Ducote Sensei, Shisei Ryu Aikibudo, Dr. Karl Marx (10th Dan) Soke, Keichu-Do, Grand Master Fusei Kise (10th Dan) Soke, Shorin Ryu Kenshin Kan, Ron Nix (8th Dan) Kobudo Renmei, Seidokan. Lane Shihan was promoted to 6th Dan - 26 June 2010.


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