|Mike Brewer was born on Febuary
9, 1949 in Kingsport, Tn. Isshinryu training began in June 1966 under George
S. Chilton and Harold Long. He was promoted to Shodan in 1972 by Sensei
Chilton. Mike Brewer enlisted into the Marine Corps in March of 1969 and
started training under Sensei Advincula at Parris Island, S.C. in 1973.
He lost touch with Sensei Advincula until 1995 and have been with Sensei
Advincula since that time. Mike Brewer was promoted to Rokudan by Sensei
Advincula in 2002. He currently teaches Isshinryu at his church in Hazel
Green, Alabama and teaches once a week at a school for mentally challenged
kids in Huntsville, Alabama. Mike Brewer has studied Bando, Taekwondo, Shorinryu
and promoted to Shodan in Phillippine Kuntao by Carlito Lanada. Isshinryu
is the only thing that he is still active in.
Tennessee Valley Isshinryu