Cherry Watkins

 

 

 

June 1985 Began studying Isshin-ryu Karate under Robert Holley

June 1987 Began studying Escrima under Robert Holley

April 27, 1991 promoted to Sho-Dan by Robert Holley

June, 1992 Promoted to Ni-Dan by Robert Holley

Sep. 16, 1994 Promoted to San-Dan by A.J. Advincula

April 8, 2000 Promoted to Yon-Dan by A.J.Advincula

April 7, 2001 Promoted to Go-Dan by A.J.Advincula

June 21, 2008 Promoted to Roku-Dan by A.J.Advincula

November 13, 2010 Promoted to Nana-Dan by A.J. Advincula

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

-Karate

 

1986 Assistant Instructor - PE105 Self Defense Activities University of Mississippi

1987 Assistant Instructor - Ole Miss Karate Club

1991 Instructor - Ole Miss Karate Club

1992 - present Head Instructor and Advisor - Ole Miss Karate Club

1999 - 2002 - Instructor - EL105 Self Defense Activities

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Self Defense

1986 - present -Taught a variety of self-defense classes for the University of Mississippi and Oxford and Lafayette community including Oxford Rape Crisis Center, Oxford High School Anchor Club, UM Sororities, Allied Enterprises, Neighborhood Watch Programs, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Oxford Exchange Club, University of Mississippi Social Work Department, L-O-U Exchange Club, and the UM Human Resources Personnel Development

 

RELATED EDUCATION

Seminar in Police Problems - A course designed for self defense for women
A RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) short course.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

1999 - Traveled To Okinawa as part of the Tomonokai. Studied Kobudo in Ryu Kon Kai from Kotoro Iha and Isshin-ryu and Kobudo from Kensho Tokumura.

2004- Traveled To Okinawa as part of the Tomonokai. Studied Kobudo in Ryu Kon Kai from Kotoro Iha and Isshin-ryu and Kobudo from Kensho Tokumura.

2010 - Traveled to Okinawa as part of the Tomonokai. Studied Kobudo in Ryu Kon Kai from Kotoro and Mitsutada Iha.

Member of the Tomonokai

Member of the Isshinkai