Eulogies F-J

Eulogies F-J are USAdojo.com's eulogies for martial artists who have passed away whose last name begins with F through J.

Dan Ivan Karate and Kobudo

This article by Robert Hunt is about Dan Ivan, martial arts pioneer and icon, taken from their 35 years of friendship and apprenticeship, some long...

A Setting Sun: Writing an Obituary for Grandmaster Sun Jianyun

On October 22nd, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Space Environment Center in Boulder, Colorado detected a large sunspot ten times larger than the...

Gary Friederich Martial Artist

Gary Friederich is a frail man who could pass as Burgess Meredith around the time of Rocky movies.He's 56 years old, 5'6" and 145...

Wally Jay and Small Circle Jujitsu

Professor Wally Jay June 15, 1917 - May 29, 2011 Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii 10th Degree Black Belt in Jujitsu 6th Degree Black Belt in Judo Founder and Grandmaster of...

Wally Jay Passes Away

Professor Wally Jay June 15, 1917 - May 29, 2011 Great Grandmaster and Founder of Small Circle Jijitsu, Professor Wally Jay, passed away peacefully at 2:20 am...

Saigo No Ninja – Seiko Fujita

“You have the talent to be a ninja. I would like to teach you ninjutsu. What do you think?” “I will” replied the young Fujita,...

Anton Geesink Judoka

Anton Geesink of Holland was a three-time World Champion Judoka having emerged victorious in 1961, 1964 and 1965. He is most remembered, however, for his...

Bong Soo Han Foremost Practitioner of Hapkido

Grand Master Bong Soo Han is the world's foremost practitioner of Hapkido and is referred to as the Father of Hapkido in the Western...

Maishel Horowitz Passed Away

The developer of the short stick fighting method, Maishel Horowitz passed away on December, 2009. Maishel was born in 1919 in Russia. While still a baby...

Helio Gracie Passed Away

Helio Gracie October 1, 1913 - January 29, 2009 The co-patriarch of the legendary Gracie clan that popularized Brazilian jiu-jitsu and originated the now-burgeoning sport of...

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