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Bram Frank Common Sense Self Defense

Bram Frank was born year of the COBRA: the Water Snake, hour of the Snake, 07-19-53. The Snake is a sign of the artist...

Pham Xuan Tong Qwan Ki Do

Master Pham Xuan Tong is a living legend in the history of Vietnamese martial arts; in a unique way he knew how to unite...

Bob Ozman: My First Karate Instructor

I am particularly proud to contribute this column, which focuses on Bob Ozman my first karate instructor. I began lessons with Bob Ozman as...

Thomas McGonigal Mixed Martial Arts

After 17 years Tom McGonigal closed Bristol Karate Club and opened Tom McGonigal's Mixed Martial Arts. Anyone who knows him will tell you -...

Toby Cooling Isshin-Ryu Karate

Walter Cooling, nicknamed Toby Cooling by his family, began martial arts training in Judo at the age of sixteen. At 20, he began training...

Robert Visitation

Robert Visitation retired from kickboxing in 1990 number 3 in the world welterweight rankings. He currently teaches a martial arts fitness program, and is...

Alan Belcher The Talent

Alan Belcher was born on April 24, 1984 as John Alan Belcher in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He is a top ranked mixed martial artist who...

Victor Marx All Things Possible

I believe in Victor Marx and his mission. ~ Frank Shamrock ABOUT VICTOR MARX Victor Marx is founder and President of “All Things Possible,” a national...

Victor Moore 4 Time World Champion

Victor Moore began his physical fitness and martial art training at the tender age of 7 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He started his physical training...

Bill Drougas Vichara Tai Jug Fu

Dr. Bill Drougas PhD, was born in the town of Arta in West Greece. He studied Physics at the University of Ioannina and received...

A Tribute to Paul Arel, My Sensei – My Friend

Paul Arel November 12, 1935 - January 2, 2009 A dynamic force passed from this existence, and families and communities are mourning the loss. It is...

Masamune Japan’s Greatest Swordsmith

Masamune was also also known as Gorō Nyūdō Masamune, or Priest Gorō Masamune. He is thought to be Japan's greatest swordsmith. There are no...

What Is Legends & Legacies?

LEGENDS AND LEGACIES, is a partnership between Frank W. Dux and Gordon Richiusa. Frank Dux has been called the Godfather of the MMA, referred...

Interview With Barbie Dickinson

This is an interview with Black Belt Barbie Dickinson, promoter of the Las Vegas Legacy Internationals and so much more. Question: Barbie Dickinson tell us...

Larry Shealy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Larry Shealy began studying Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1995 at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Torrance, California. He is a Black Belt in Tae...

Michael Kinney Tang Soo Do

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you that Michael Kinney has passed away in his sleep. His indomitable spirit will...

John Sepulveda American Kenpo Training System

American Kenpo Training System President, John Sepulveda, has over 40 years experience in American Kenpo and holds an 9th Degree Black Belt (Master of...

Sensei Randall Ephraim Thwarts Kidnapper Saving Kidnap Victim

Sensei Randall Ephraim is a Yon-dan. He has been teaching in Charlotte North Carolina since 2007 when he arrived in the queens city. In...

Jim Logue Ryukyu Karate

Jim Logue came from South Carolina, he was Taika Seiyu Oyata's senior ranking student. He had many years of Martial Arts experience, and he...

David Leung Kung Fu

Sifu David Leung was born in Hong Kong and began his studies in the martial arts at the age of nine. He is a...