GRANDMASTER MAX TOGISALA
Grandmaster Max Togisala has 32 years in Kajukenbo.
He is from Laie Hawaii and grew up in the Bay Area. He started
his martial arts career in 1960, in Tae Kwon Do, as a freshman
in high school and attained his black belt in 1965. After high
school, Grandmaster Togisala went into the military service for
two years. In 1967 he started training in Kajukenbo with Professor
Joe Halbuna. He attained his black belt in Kajukenbo in 1970. He
was a competitor in the 70's until his dojo; K.S.D.I. of San Jose
took the majority of his time to produce black belts and good students.
The Martial art of Kajukenbo is a blend of Karate,
Judo & Jujitsu, Kempo, and Boxing. From theses arts it gets
its name ka for karate (tang soo do) ju for judo & jujitsu,
ken for kenpo and bo for chu'an fa gung fu (Chinese) boxing. Kajukenbo
is from the streets of Hawaii. As a street fighting art, Kajukenbo
combines techniques with groundwork to create an art that is efficient
Grandmaster Max Togisala is one of the senior
Advisors for the Hawaii Kenpo Jujitsu Society since 2000.
Prof. Max Togisala
P.O. Box 20648
Las Vegas, NV 89112
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