Top Row from left to
Denise Marshall (Nidan), Steve McLaughlin (Nidan, Kyoshi), Robert Kolbet (Nidan), Sensei Herb LaGue (Yodan), Virginia Miller (Nidan), Rob Wade (Nidan), Cindy Ellis (Nidan), Dean Bingham (Nidan), Tryon Crimi (Sandan - Sensei Hikari Ryu).
Second Row from left to right:
Tom Kennedy (Shodan), Norm Stoddard (Shodan), Richard Stoddard (Shodan), Dean Wade (Shodan), Guy Bazur (Shodan), Larry Smith (Shodan), Ken Eddy (Shodan), Amy Young (Shodan), Kokua Y. Crimi (Hon. Black Belt).
This picture was
taken in Spring, 1981 at the Bushidokan Dojo, Sparks, Nevada.
At this time, there were over 150 students attending classes full time. These were the active teaching Black Belts on the mat. Classes were held mornings, afternoons, kids class in late afternoons, and evening class five days a week, and two classes a day on weekends. Sensei was (is) Herb LaGue (Yodan at that time), Steve McLaughlin, Instructor (Nidan at that time).