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The names listed below have been changed slightly or are an alias to protect the identity of the practitioners. They are not connected to any fictitious group or club. The regions are approximate locations where dojos are located. The start date/duration takes into account a student's total verifiable martial arts training. The Martial Art of the Western Circle was created in 1996 and was when the first school opened.

There are seven levels of training separated by steel and bokken disciplines. In total, a student has to pass 4 separate evaluations and 9 individual tests to complete all fourteen levels of training. Everyone listed below had to earn each level by years of training and proving their abilities through full contact sparring. In the WCoS, it is not what a person says they can do, it is what they can prove they can do through hard training and full contact sparring.

Circle Name Position Level Start Date/
Duration
Region

Gad
Head Kaiden
Expert Swordsman
L7 Aug 1982 Bay Area, CA

Joseph
Expert Swordsman L7 July 1985
retired
Southern CA

Storm
Kaiden
Council
Advanced Swordsman
L6 Oct 1991 Southern CA

Bone Finder

Kaiden
Advanced Swordsman
L6 June 1996 Southern CA

Nikon

Kaiden
Medical Officer
Advanced Swordsman
L6 Aug 1993 Texas

Kris

Kaiden
Advanced Swordsman
L6 Spring 1992 West Bay Area, CA

Brennan
Kaiden
Council
Advanced Swordsman
L6 Oct 2001 Seattle, WA

Steel Wind

Kaiden
Advanced Swordsman
L6 2004 Southern CA

Hedge

Kaiden
Council
Medical Officer
Proficient Swordsman
L5 Jan 1997 Southern CA

Eric

Kaiden
Proficient Swordsman
L5 June 1998 North Bay Area, CA

Taage

Kaiden
Webmaster
Proficient Swordsman
L5 Feb 2000 Portland, OR

Vea Ravenstar
Kaiden
Webmaster
Proficient Swordsman
L5 April 2006 East Bay Area, CA

The Margrave

Kaiden
Proficient Swordsman
HL5 Feb 2000 South Bay Area, CA

Abrian

Proficient Swordsman HL5 Feb 2000 Bay Area, CA

Blight

Kaiden
Proficient Swordsman
L5 May 2001 deceased

Sal
Kaiden
Proficient Swordsman
L5 Oct 2008 Redding, CA

Dan

Skilled Swordsman L4 April 1996 South Bay Area, CA

Ketrin

Assistant Medical Officer
Skilled Swordsman
HL4 10 yrs South Bay Area, CA

Nicole
Skilled Swordsman HL4 Oct 1997 South Bay Area, CA

Isarn

Skilled Swordsman L4 April 2000 South Bay Area, CA

Elizabeth
Skilled Swordsman L4 July 1999 Bay Area, CA

Luma
Skilled Swordsman L4 April 2001 East Bay Area, CA

White Shadow

Skilled Swordsman L4 13 yrs South Bay Area, CA

David
Skilled Swordsman L4 / HK April 2000 Garnerville, NV

Chris Y.
Skilled Swordsman L4 April 2006
retired
East Bay Area, CA

Red Shadow
Skilled Swordsman HL4 June 2007 East Bay Area, CA

Magnus Ursus
Skilled Swordsman L4 Oct 2001 East Bay Area, CA

Protector
Skilled Swordsman L4 1988 Florida

Steven
Skilled Swordsman HL4 June 2011 Redding, CA

Dominique
Skilled Swordsman L4 October 2013 Bay Area, CA

Ross
Skilled Swordsman HL4 2012 Bay Area, CA

Requiem
Skilled Swordsman HL4 Feb 2012 Redding, CA

Sir Giani

Fighter
Trained Swordsman
L3 (HL4) 10 yrs South Bay Area, CA

Kristobal

Trained Swordsman L3 July 1998
retired
Bay Area, CA

Jon
Trained Swordsman L3 Aug 2001 East Bay Area, CA

Nathan
Trained Swordsman L3 Dec 2001 East Bay Area, CA

Nicole
Trained Swordsman
(retired)
L3 Nov 1999 Africa

Faith

Trained Swordsman L3 April 2000 Garnerville, NV

Micki
Trained Swordsman HL3 / HK 1993 Mass. ECoS

Mike Mac
Trained Swordsman L3 / HK March 2002 Sacramento, CA

David
Trained Swordsman L3 / HK May 2003 Spain / Berkley

Aaron H.
Trained Swordsman L3 1996 Bay Area, CA

Daniel
Trained Swordsman L3 2004 Southern CA

Martin
Trained Swordsman L3 2005 Southern CA

Phoenix

Chief Medical Officer
Trained Swordsman
L3 July 2003 Bay Area, CA

Kazejin
Trained Swordsman HL3 June 2011 Redding, CA

Ferocitas
Trained Swordsman L3 July 2011 Redding, CA

Richard
Trained Swordsman L3 July 2003 East Bay Area, CA

Robert M.
Trained Swordsman L3 1997 Bay Area, CA

Glen
Trained Swordsman L3 1997 Bay Area, CA

Beth
Trained Swordsman L3 Nov 2009 deceased

Donalan
Trained Swordsman L3 2 years deceased

Behr
Trained Swordsman L3 5 years deceased

Ron
Trained Swordsman L3 3 yrs deceased

Kanani
Swordsman L2 4 yrs New York City, NY

Veronika
Swordsman L2 Aug 1999 East Bay Area, CA

Lisa
Swordsman L2 Jan 2001 Southern CA

Ian
Swordsman L2 Oct 2001 East Bay Area, CA

Frank
Swordsman L2   Southern CA

Mandi
Swordsman L2   Southern CA

Doug
Swordsman L2 June 2002 Southern CA

Mike
Swordsman L2 April 2002 North Bay Area, CA

James
Swordsman L2 October 2002 East Bay Area, CA

John
Swordsman L2 November 2002 East Bay Area, CA

Bennett
Swordsman L2 May 2003 East Bay Area, CA

Jace
Swordsman L2 2004 East Bay Area, CA

Adam
Swordsman L2 July 2005 East Bay Area, CA

Risa
Swordsman L2 --- North Bay Area, CA

Omo
Swordsman L2 2004 Texas

Sabrina
Swordsman L2 June 5, 2008 Redding, CA

Nicolas
Swordsman L2 April 2003 South Bay Area, CA

Wendy
Swordsman L2 --- Carson City, NV

Zack
Swordsman L2 June 2008 East Bay Area, CA

Chris F.
Swordsman L2 Sept 2008 Redding, CA

Charlie
Swordsman L2 May 2010 Redding, CA

Janine
Swordsman L2 2010 San Diego, CA

Michael W.
Swordsman L2 June 2008 Bay Area, CA

John S.
Swordsman L2 August 2007 Carson City, NV

James B.
Swordsman L2 June 2007 Carson City, NV

Dalton P.
Swordsman L2 August 2013 Redding, CA

MAP
Swordsman L2 ---- Carson City, NV

Michael P.
Swordsman L2 Feb 2014 Redding, CA

Carl
Swordsman L2 Jan 2002 Napa Valley, CA

Lunet
Swordsman L2 Dec 2001 East Bay Area, CA

Aaron B.
Swordsman L2 2002 East Bay Area, CA

Howard
Swordsman L2 Jan 2004
retired
East Bay Area, CA

Jesse B.
Swordsman L2 September 2010 Redding, CA

Paula
Swordsman L2 December 2010
retired
Pacifica, CA

Gemini

Fighter Master 30 yrs + CA

Wulfgar

Fighter HL6 20 yrs + North Texas

Sir Michael
Fighter HL5 22 yrs East Bay Area, CA

'The Wulf'
Sir Leotolf HLR
Fighter HL5 - San Jose, CA

Kim
Fighter HL3 2 yrs Texas

Xavier
Trainee L1 Dec 2001 South Bay Area, CA

Don
Trainee L1 June 5, 2008 Redding, CA

Nate
Trainee L1 June 5, 2008 Redding, CA

Urvaius
Trainee L1 April 2009 Carson City, NV

Joe K.
Trainee L1 May 2010 Redding, CA

Anne
Trainee L1 May 2014 Bay Area, CA

Jessi A.
Trainee L1 April 2014 Redding, CA

Patrick
Trainee L1 May 2015 Seattle, WA

Caleb A.
Trainee L1 July 2014 Redding, CA

Joseph C.
Trainee L1 2015 San Diego, CA

Marcus
Trainee L1 2015 Carson City, NV

Phil
Trainee L1 July 2015 Bay Area, CA

Nicole L.
Trainee L1 Winter 1999 Canada

Gordon
Trainee L1 March 2002 Santa Cruz, CA

Daniel G.
Trainee L1 November 2005 Bay Area, CA

Alan
Trainee L1 2004 East Bay Area, CA

Austin
Trainee L1 2004 East Bay Area, CA

Keri
Trainee L1 2004 East Bay Area, CA

Eric
Trainee L1 --- Southern CA

Daren
Trainee L1 --- Santa Cruz, CA

Justin S.
Trainee L1 August 2007 Carson City, NV

Sean S.
Trainee L1 August 2007 Carson City, NV

Dennis
Trainee L1 July 2010 San Jose, CA

Merril
Trainee L1 2012 NV

Mary Ann
Trainee L1 April 2013 Redding, CA

Antonio
Trainee L1 April 2013 Redding, CA

Ryan L.
Trainee L1 July 2013 Redding, CA

Jeff
Trainee L1 March 2014 Bay Area, CA

Sarah
Trainee L1 May 2015 Redding, CA

Echo
Trainee L1 July 2015 Redding, CA

Candy
Trainee L1 July 2015 Redding, CA

Ben
Trainee L1 March 2017 Redding, CA

Taylor
TraineeL1 May 2017Bay Area, CA

Tori
TraineeL1 July 2017Bay Area, CA