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Robert Dickerson Makes A Difference

Robert Dickerson, a 9th Degree Grand Master Black Belt, has been training and studying the Martial Arts (Karate) since 1968. Mr. Dickerson a recognized...

Isa Tenchio

Isa Tenchio was born in the little town of Paysandu, Uruguay on January 7th, 1957. Her family was raised in a modest home with...

Sid Campbell – A True Renaissance Man

Thank you for all your kind words, thoughts and prayers with the recent passing of my very best friend for over 40 years, Grandmaster...

Guillermo Gomez Aikido

Guillermo Gomez is the founder director of United States Aikikai and creator of Martial Fusion. He began his training in martial arts and healing...

Dong Kyun Kim Korean Hapkido Federation

Grand Master Dong Kyun Kim is a R.O.K. Army Commando who has studied Hapkido all of his life. As a Commando he has also...

Jessie Bowen Aiki-Shinkai Karate

Karate International of Durham was founded in 1980 by Hanshi Jessie Bowen as a Karate International franchise school under the Karate International brand. Hanshi Jessie...

Katsuoh Yamamoto and Yoshukai Karate

Katsuoh Yamamoto was a 10th degree Black Belt and the Founder of Yoshukai Karate.  He was born on July 10, 1938 and at 12...

WR Mann

WR Mann is the founder and publisher of Defense Science. He was one of the early advocates of Reality-Based Training, developing one of the...

Hari Osias Banaag and The King’s Dream

By Neslyn P. Viernes - The King had a dream and now reality is within reach as Filipino Pride Hari Osias Banaag was awarded...

Paul Ingram Kali

Paul Ingram was introduced to FMA training at 15 through a friend's family and trained in a variety of Filipino styles. He now specializes...

Christopher M. Clarke

Christopher M. Clarke, Ph.D. was born in New York in 1949 and grew up in New Jersey. He began training in karate in 1965,...

The Real Helms From Bloodsport, Jim McCunn, Dies

Today, July 21, 2017, the world has lost Jim McCunn, another shadow warrior whose bravery and contribution to the worlds of intelligence, martial arts,...

Ron Chapél SubLevel Tactical Kenpo™

In 1959 Ron Chapél began his study of Five Animal Gung Fu, along with Douglas Wong, under Grandmaster Ark Wong. In 1963, Ron Chapél...

Professor Jigoro Kano

JUDO & EDUCATION Over a century ago, Japanese jujutsu men from various ryu or schools, often competed against one another and sometimes fought boxers and...