KOKUSAI BUTOKUKAI  | International Martial Arts Federation 
|   SHORINJI RYU KARATE DO  |   OKINAWA KOBUDO   |   TAI CHI   |   Founded 1976 by O´Sensei Richard Kim, Hanshi, 10. Dan

 

Kyoshi Stephan Peitz | 7. Dan |

Architect (M.Sc.)

1966
Born as Stephan Junk in Trier.

1984
Beginning of martial arts study of Shorinji Ryu on March 19th in Trier.

 

1981
Training as a carpenter.

1984-1986
Serving as a carpenter in Trier.

1986-1987
Basic military service in the transport battalion in Trier.

1987
University entrance qualification in Trier (1987-89).

Sho-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate Do (1st master degree) received by Richard Lee of Shorinjiryu International.

1989
Studied of architecture "master of science" in Trier (1989-95).

Freelancer in structural engineering steel construction in Wadern (1989-90).

1990
Freelancer in structural engineering (test engineers) in Trier (1990-94).

1991
Ni-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate Do (2nd master degree) received by Richard Lee of Shorinjiryu International.

1995
Freelancer as architect (cand.) in Trier.

3-month stay abroad in Jerusalem, Israel, for the German Association of the Holy Land.

San-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate, Kobudo, Tai Chi (3rd master degree) received by Jean Chalamon of Butokukai Europe.

San-Dan Shotokan Karate (3rd master degree) received by Hidetaka Nishiyama of the International Traditional Karate Federation.

1996
Foundation of Dojo Trier (1996).

Freelancer in the field of architecture in Trier (1996-97).

Postgraduate degree course in historical monument preservation in Trier (1996-97).

1998
Employed architect as office manager in the field of building construction, town planning in Bitburg (1998-2004).

Remediation Advisor Bitburg (1998-2001)

2000
Registration as an architect in the Chamber of Architects Rheinland-Pfalz.

Certificate of the Ministry of Culture of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for the title "Architecte".

2001
Recognition of the graduations Sho-Dan, Ni-Dan and San-Dan by O'Sensei Richard Kim.

Menkyo Kaiden of the Shorinji Ryu of the original school of the Shorinji Ryu by Richard Kim of the Butokukai International, bestowed by Jean Chalamon.

2002
Marriage of my wife Mirjam.

Training as Safety and Health Coordinator.

Yon-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate, Kobudo, Tai Chi (4th master degree) received by  Butokukai Europe.

Yon-Dan Shotokan Karate (4th master degree) received by  Hidetaka Nishiyama of the International Traditional Karate Federation.

2003
Extra-occupational study of Historic Conservation at Oxford Brookes University, England.

2004
Employed architect in the field of project development in Bitburg.

Appointment to Renshi by Butokukai Europe.

Go-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate, Kobudo, Tai Chi (5th master degree) received by Jean Chalamon of Butokukai Europe.

2005
Foundation of Dojo Karlsruhe.

Architect as project manager Planning / building in a municipal housing company with approx. 13,000 apartments in Karlsruhe (2005-06).

Registration as architect in the Chamber of Architects Baden-Württemberg (2005).

2007
Team leader planning / construction and deputy head of department in a municipal housing company with approx. 13,000 apartments in Karlsruhe (2007-2009).

2009
Head of the customer team technology in a municipal housing company with approx. 13,000 apartments (2009-11).

2010
Roku-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate, Kobudo, Tai Chi (6th master degree) received by Jean Chalamon of Kokusai Butokukai.

Appointment to Kyoshi by the Kokusai Butokukai of Jean Chalamon.

International Examiner License to Go-Dan (Karate, Kobudo, Tai Chi) obtained from Kokusai Butokukai.

2011
Head of Planning and Building in a municipal housing company with approx. 7,200 apartments (order volume of about € 180 million) in Heidelberg (2011-12).

2012
Technical Manager (Member of the Executive Board) in a medium-sized company with a personnel responsibility for approx. 80 employees in the areas of calculation, design, production, scheduling and assembly planning in Bietigheim-Bissingen (turnover € 30 million) (2012-15).

Foundation of Dojo Bietigheim-Bissingen.

2014
Foundation of Dojo Unterriexingen.

2015
Foundation of Dojo Kordel.

Foundation of Dojo Ostfildern.

Professor at the Community College Ostfildern.

Architect as client representative in a real estate company with approx. 20,000 apartments in Stuttgart.

Sichi-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate, Kobudo, Tai Chi (7th master degree) received by Jean Chalamon of Kokusai Butokukai.

Architect and authorized signatory at TVH Group Belgium. Budget responsibility € 35 million.

2016
Professor at the Community College Stuttgart.

2017
Professor at the Community College Esslingen.