Tarry was appointed chief instructor of Sierra Jujitsu & Karate in 2016. This was in recognition of his teaching skills as well as his commitment to the school and the Shinto Yoshin Ryu system.

He has always had an interest in the martial arts. After retiring from the U.S. Navy in 2000, he and his family settled in Carson City, Nevada, where Tarry, his son and daughter began studying jujitsu and karate. Tarry continues his growth in the martial arts by attending and assisting at numerous martial art seminars.

In addition to teaching martial arts, Tarry is an adjunct instructor at Western Nevada College where he teaches mathematics and information systems.

Yudansha Certificates – American Jiu-Jitsu and Karate Association International (AJKAI), Lifetime member

Yondan (4th Degree Black Belt), Shinto Yoshin Ryu Jujitsu (AJKAI)
Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt), Shinmei Shorin Ryu Karate