Sensei Andres Andreu

Judo Instructor/USA Judo Coach

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Mr. Andreu, a Cuban born American with a diverse background, comes from a strong Federal Government background. He served the United States of America in Information Technology and Security capacities for over a decade, where he was the recipient of numerous Deprtment of Justice awards. After his government service, he started his own information security business focusing on intelligence systems and cryptography that he still successfully operates. He is also an accomplished book (published by Wiley) and magazine author as well as public speaker in this field. Scholastically, he holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the American Sentinel University. His current studies are towards a Masters Degree in Computer Science with NCSU.
Mr. Andreu holds rank in both Kodokan Judo and Shotokan Karate. His studies also include internal Kung Fu with the late Sifu Kenny Gong and military style knife combat. As a Martial Arts competitor throughout his high school years he won or placed highly at numerous tournaments in the North East. As a USA Judo certified Regional Level coach he focuses on Judo while teaching kids classes, training his three sons, who compete nationally, and teaching as a guest during his extensive travels.
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  • "In an age where commercialism seems to rule in the Martial Arts space and the true values of the Martial Arts are getting blurred Bushido Judo School holds true to the age old traditions of Honor, Respect and Discipline."

    -Andres Andreu
  • "Bushido Judo School has changed my life not only as a competitive athletes point of view but as an overall person. I have come to understand my self and gain much knowledge on how to control myself. Bushido's instructors are very caring and not only willing to help with judo but in all aspects of everyday life. Bushido isn't just a school it becomes your family."

    -Chris Elias
  • There's a few good places in Raleigh for martial arts, but I travel 40 mins to Bushido in Durham, because they're a competitive Judo club with the perfect balance of play-rough practice and fun-loving attitude.

    -Matt D'Avanzo
  • For the past two years, my six year old son had been asking to take martial arts classes. Being new to the area, we began visiting different dojos. A friend recommended that we visit Bushido. From the moment I met Sensei Stokes I was impressed with his interactions with the children in the class. My son joined, and a week later, I joined as well. The instructors and fellow students are exceptionally helpful. My son and I both enjoy the classes immensely, and my younger daughter now wants to join us.

    -Joe Zakszewski