Doctor of Oriental Medicine (O.M.D.)
Dr. Crimi has a Doctorate in Oriental Medicine from the University of Indiana: School of Oriental Medicine, and has been a practitioner for 45 years. He made his medical education official under Professor Estes, who was a Master of Seifukujitsu, an ancient Japanese healing art, and Danzan Ryu Jujitsu. Dr. Crimi rounded out his practice with Nihon Kaifuku Amma (oriental bodywork), Acupuncture, Acupressure, and extensive work with herbs, supplements and nutrition. Since 1977, Dr. Crimi has run the Hikari Ryuza Center®, a successful Martial Arts, health, and wellness center in Penn Valley, CA. He partners with a group of doctors and coaches to provide a multi-pronged, holistic approach to health and wellness, driving care and treatment “from the inside out.”
Shodai (Founder) and Judan (10th Degree) Hikari Ryuza Bujutsu®
Kudan (9th Degree) Danzan Ryu Jujutsu
Senior Grandmaster Crimi has been passionately immersed in Martial Arts for nearly 60 years. He holds the rank of Kudan (9th degree black belt) in Danzan Ryu Jujutsu, and is the Shodai (Founder) and a Judan (10th degree black belt) in Hikari Ryuza Bujutsu®, which incorporates Danzan Ryu Jujutsu, Kenpo Karate and Senkotiros Arnis. Senior Grandmaster Crimi has been teaching Martial Arts to students of all ages at the Hikari Ryuza Center® for nearly 40 years.
In addition to adult and children’s classes, for the last 35 years Senior Grandmaster Crimi has volunteered his time as a DT (Defensive Tactics) instructor, training Northern California law enforcement through his POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certified defensive tactics course, as well as offering free classes to volunteer and retired deputies. He also developed a comprehensive women’s self defense course, Hikari Ryuza Fujin Goshin No Maki®, which has trained over 1,000 women throughout the county.