Sensei Michael Veillon
Degree Black Belt, OSMKKF Certified Instructor, Renshi)
successfully tested and received his Shodan rank in empty-hand karate,
tuite (grappling), kobudo (weapons), and Aikido in September
2004, in Alexandria, LA, from Hanshi Jerry
Degree Black Belt,
founder of Ryukyu Shaolin Shakai and
of Master Fusei Kise’s U.S.
In December 2005, Sensei Veillon successfully tested and
Nidan rank in
and kobudo from Hanshi Partain.
In the spring of 2006, Hanshi Partain closed his dojo in Alexandria.
teaching a small number of students over the summer of 2006 and decided
to start his own dojo. At the end of the summer, he began corresponding
with Hanshi John Shipes (8th
Degree Black Belt and
Western U.S. Director of
Master Kise’s U.S.
schools) and made the decision for his dojo to
join Master Kise’s organization.
In December 2007, at Hanshi Shipes' annual
Winter Tuite Camp, Sensei Veillon, despite suffering a knee injury
during his sparring session, successfully tested and received his
Sandan rank in empty-hand karate.
November 2008, after 10 months of knee rehab, Sensei Veillon
successfully tested and received his Sandan rank in kobudo (weaponry).
In November 2009, Sensei
Veillon successfully completed his OSMKKF full instructor certification.
On April 10, 2010, Sensei
Veillon successfully tested and received his Yondan rank in empty-hand
karate and kobudo, as well as the title of Renshi.
teaching children and adults. He was
an Assistant Scout Master for BSA Troop 431 in Woodworth,
of the Beauregard District
training team for BSA leaders in the Louisiana Purchase Council (BSA),
merit badge instructor, and he has also coached youth soccer and youth
learn that he is very upbeat and that they can ask him any question and
supportive feedback from him. Even though he strives to always have
students all understand how serious and committed
he his to everything he involves himself in. Sensei Veillon
how to provide just the right balance of discipline, motivation, and
to develop and bring out the personal best in every individual. His
style has been described as “knowledgeable”,
“enthusiastic”, “patient” and
“honest”. He constantly strives to teach each
student at the individual level
and speed that they require to develop the confidence and skills needed
fully take advantage of their training.
Sensei Veillon is
also a senior engineer for Cleco (an electric utility company in
working in the Transmission Planning and Energy Control department.