GRANDMASTER TONY TROCHE
Grandmaster Tony Troche has over 62 years in the
martial arts. He has had the opportunity to travel the world and
study under many different Grandmasters in several of martial arts.
Grandmaster Troche starting his martial arts training in 1939 in Judo under
sensei Higami, Watanabe, and Daigo. In 1949, he studied Judo/Akijujutsu under
Raymond Moore, Mits Kimura and Richard Kim (Shoriji Ryu). From 1957 to 1966,
he studied Karate under Kanten Toyama, Yoko Takahashi (Shudokan Ryu), and Richard
Kim (Dai Nippon Butokukai). In 1966, he studied Tae kwon Do under Kang Ik Lee
(Moo Do Kwan). Through out his martial arts career, Grandmaster Troche has
also won several Tournaments in kumite and kata championships in America and
These are only a few of Grandmaster Troche accomplishments in the martial arts.
He holds rank in each of them, including the American Teachers Association
of the Martial Arts (ATAMA) and the Martial Arts Collective Society. In 2001,
Grandmaster Tony Troche was inducted into the World Head of Family Sokeship
Council, International Hall of Fame in Orland, Florida. As of this writing,
Grandmaster Troche still teaches in Hawaii and at seminars throughout the world.
He is currently the head of Zen Budo kai International, which is affiliated
with Zen Budo Kai, which is headed by Grandmaster Raymond "Duke" Moore.