In addition to instruction and training in Uechi-ryu Karate,
Sensei Kahn also teaches Filipino Combat Arnis, under the direction of his teacher, Guro
Raffi Derderian of Johnston, Rhode Island. Guro Derderian has
trained extensively under Sifu Kevin Seaman, himself a student of Guro Dan
Inosanto. Guro Derderian has also trained under Professor Remy Presas and Hock
Hochheim. Sensei Kahn, and the Chicago Dojo, are members
of Guro Derderian's Shinko-ryu Martial Arts Association.
Filipino Combat Arnis, as taught by Sensei Kahn, includes
single stick, double stick, knife, stick and knife and unarmed-versus-armed techniques.
The training methods include drills to develop proper technique, flow drills to
develop coordination, self-defense drills to simulate attacks and defenses, and contact
drills using body armor and padded weapons.