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 Jean-Michel Argant | 7. Dan |

Technician in Control System

1959
Born in Etampes 91, France.

1980
September begun Karate style Shorinji Ryu dojo Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations Arcueil 94  professor O´Sensei Jean Chalamon.

1979 -1981
Student Ecole nationale de chimie Paris. Diploma Technician in Control System.

1981-1982
Compulsory military service air force Tours 37.

1982-2015
Employee Compagnie de chauffage Urbain Paris (Parisian urban heating company). 

1984
Founding member 
A.P.K.T.K. (Association for promotion Karate Traditional and Kobudo) Paris 75007 and graduate Sho-Dan Shorinji ryu received (1st master degree) by Sensei Jean Chalamon and validate by O’Sensei Richard Kim.

1985
Wedding with Marie -Dominique.

1986
Sho-Dan Shorinji Ryu (1st master degree) French fédération Karaté F.F.K.

1987
Birth of 1st son Aurélien.

1989
Birth of 2nd son Romain.

1990
First national summer camp Morzine Alpes.

1991
Ni
-Dan Shorinji Ryu (2nd master degree) received by Sensei Jean Chalamon and validate by O’Sensei Richard Kim.

1994
10 years birthday A.P.K.T.K.

1995
Co-Founder and President Butokukai  Europe.

1996
San-Dan Shorinji Ryu (3rd master degree) received by Sensei Jean Chalamon Butokukai Europe and validate by O’Sensei Richard Kim.

1996-2002
Instructor at Kobudo Clamart association.

1999
Graduate DIF (Diploma Federal Instructor) F.F.K.

2002
Instructor 
A.P.K.T.K. and Yon-Dan Shorinji Ryu (4th master degree) received by Sensei Jean Chalamon Butokukai Europe. 

2004
Appointment Renshi received by O´
Sensei Jean Chalamon Butokukai Europe and Vice–President association A.M.B.F. (Martial Arts Butokukai France). 20 years birthday A.P.K.T.K. 

2005
Go-Dan Shorinji Ryu (5th master degree) received by O´Sensei Jean Chalamon Butokukai Europe.

2006-2010
Instructor Tai Chi at H.E.C Paris Jouy en Josas 78.  

2008
Instructor 
Tai Chi  à Peugeot S.A. Vélizy 78 .

2009
Graduate CM-AMCI (Certificate Moniteur Chinese Internal Martial Art) from FFWaemc (French Fédération Wushu arts energetics and martials chinese).

2009-2010
Instructor
Tai Chi EDF CMCAS PARIS. 

2010
Appointment Kyoshi and Roku-Dan Shorinji Ryu Karate and 6. Duan Tai Chi  (6th master degree) received by Sensei Jean Chalamon Kokusai Butokukai.

2011
Two bronze medals French championship Tui Shou (pushing hands).   

CQPMAM (certificate qualification professional  instructor martial arts).

2012
1st Téléthon marathon katas
A.P.K.T.K.

2013
Founding teenagers section 
A.P.K.T.K. and 2nd Téléthon.

2014
3rd Téléthon. 30 years birthday A.P.K.T.K. 6 december.

2015
Sichi-Dan Shorinji Ryu  (7th master degree) by Sensei Jean Chalamon Kokusai Butokukai.

Kokusai Butokukai international camp Mâcon France 71. 4th Téléthon A.P.K.T.K. 

2016
Vice-President Kokusai Butokukai. Appointment by 
O´Sensei Jean Chalamon Technical Director Bugei Butokukai France. B.B.F. (ex A.M.B.F.).

2017
France Bronze Medal youth and sport. 1st annual festival B.B.F Paris A.P.K.T.K. /Villabé K.T.K. and
6th Téléthon A.P.K.T.K.Became grandfather.

2018
2nd annual festival B.B.F. in Pau Lescar 64.