Sensei Eileen Miller, Nidan, is the head instructor/owner of Northern Hills Bujin Ki Ryu JuJitsu.
In her late teens, Sensei Eileen was a student of Sensei Dan O'Grady in Shudo Kan Karate attaining her brown belt. She trained under Sensei Bob Duemig since the opening of Northern Hills Bujin Ki Ryu JuJitsu. She attained her Shodan Black Belt in October 2017 and Nidan in October 2019 at Black Hills BKR JuJitsu Camp, (pictured below left with Bob Duemig, 4th Dan, and pictured below right with Mark Borresen, 6th Dan, and Hanshi Julio "Mutch" Usera, 9th Dan.)
She is a self-employed rancher and the Office Manager for the Belle Fourche United Methodist Church.
Hunter Hanson, Shodan, is an instructor with our school. He began his training with Renshi Bob Duemig in 2014 and received his Black Belt during the 2019 Camp at Black Hills Bujin Ki Ryu JuJitsu, Honbu. Sensei Hunter has won his division in kata, grappling, and sparring competitions. He is dedicated, energetic and skilled in the art and an excellent teacher .
Our school was opened by Renshi Bob Duemig in 2014. He began his training in JuJitsu in 1987 while stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base. He worked hard to earn his black belt at the adult sessions as well as assisting his instructors 'Mutch' Usera, Rod Holmes and Rich Wells with youth classes. He attained his 1st Degree Black Belt in 1990. After a serious car accident and an Air Force reassignment, he had to take a break from the martial arts.
After becoming a pastor, he was encouraged by his church to teach a self defense class to the youth which developed into a new school. Shortly after moving to Belle Fourche, he opened Northern Hills Bujin Ki Ryu JuJitsu. Renshi Bob attained his 4th degree Black Belt in October 2017.
He retired in 2019.
We have several schools affiliated in our art: