Dr. Luke Molitor
Happo Biken Menkyo Shihan
Dojocho – Jigoku Dojo
Dr. Molitor is a lifelong student of the Japanese warrior arts and ways, and a senior Shihan in the Bujinkan Dojo under the auspices of Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi of Noda-shi, Japan. He has lived on-and-off in Japan for over 7 years, and continues to study and train with Dr. Hatsumi and his senior Japanese teachers. He is a close, trusted, dedicated student of Hiroshi Nagase, Kenichi Someya, and Toshiro Nagato, whose feeling permeates the Jigoku Dojo. Dr. Molitor has also taught, trained, and competed in a number of martial systems – Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Southeast Asian, and European, achieving ranks in several arts, including Brazilian style jujutsu, mixed-martial arts, kickboxing, fencing, and Western Combatives.
His credentials also include instructor certification in numerous combat and defensive tactics programs such as use of force, chemical sprays, military & police ground tactics, collapsible batons, tactical handgun & shotgun, and several others. He has undergone extensive training in executive protection concepts and received credentials as a certified Executive Protection Specialist (EPS). Since that time he has been employed as both an agent and team leader in various capacities. In addition, he has designed programs for use in executive protection and law enforcement and works as a consultant with various law enforcement and private security groups.
Dr. Molitor holds bachelor's degrees in health, anatomy, history, and Japanese studies, and a doctorate in chiropractic medicine. He is board certified in integrative medicine, chiropractic medicine, acupuncture and oriental medicine, and is currently engaged in a post-graduate program leading to a master's degree and board certification in clinical neurology.