Kazuto Yasuda ~ Kendo 4.dan

Kazuto Yasuda started Kendo many years ago while still living in Japan, and he joined Memphis Kendo Club in 1995 when he came to Memphis to do cancer research at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  He received in Ph.D. in pharmacological sciences in December 2009 and continues to do research at St. Jude's.  

"Yaz" has regularly served on the Memphis Kendo Club's primary 5-man Team and was selected as a member of the All-Southeast U.S. Kendo Team in 2002, competing at the All-U.S. Kendo National Championships in Los Angeles.