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Leeann Morris – Jiu-Jitsu

Leeann Morris has been practicing martial arts since 1993, when she began training in Tang Soo Do. She currently holds the rank of 4th...

Tu Lam

Tu Lum is an edged weapons master who has studied Filipino martial arts, military tactical weapon fighting, and designs his own blades. Tactical blades...

Kevin Ross Muay Thai

Kevin Ross is often referred to as the face of American Muay Thai. He got a late start to the sport beginning his training...

Rainer Schulte

Rainer Schulte was born in Germany at the outbreak of World War II. During World War II, when he was only 5 years old, he...

Mark Mikita: Fightology – The Study of Fighting

Mark Mikita opened his first martial arts school in 1978 and he has been teaching full time since. He is a lifelong practitioner of...

John Duncan: Integrated Combatives

Dr. John Duncan is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine. John has been...

Terry L Wilson

Terry L Wilson is a 8th degree black belt in Shintoyoshin-Ryu Jujitsu and a 5th degree black belt in Shorin-Ryu karate. He is also a...

Mikhail Ryabko

Mikhail Ryabko began training when he was five years old and became involved in combative training when he was fifteen years old. He worked in...

Bob Mitchell: American Kenpo

Master of the Arts, Bob Mitchell, took his fighting from the street and the knowledge that Mr. Nuuhiwa supplied, and started his career in...

Professor Larry Cary Has Passed Away

Professor Larry Cary was an 10th Degree Black Belt in Danzan Ryu Jujitsu and the Soke and Founder of Unity Martial Arts (System of...

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey is a fourth degree Black Belt in Judo who was, at the age of seventeen, the youngest competitor in judo at the...

Paulie Zink Yin Yoga – Monkey Kung Fu

Paulie Zink began studying yoga and martial arts as a teenager. While he was in college he met a Kung-fu master from Hong Kong...

Bill McGrath: Pekiti-Tirsia

Tuhon Bill McGrath began his training in the Pekiti-Tirsia system under Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje in 1975 at the age of 14; and...

Taky Kimura

Japanese American martial artist, Taky Kimura, was born on March 12, 1924. He was one of Bruce Lee's top students and closest friends -...

Robert Goldman

Dr. Robert Goldman Keynote Speaker and Eternal Warrior Recipient at the 2018 AMAA Who's Who Legends Event Grandmaster of Success, Dr. Robert Goldman, was the...

Mark Steven Grove – Kurai Kotori Ryu Ninjutsu

Mark Steven Grove began training in martial arts in 1972 and has spent his life pursuing the art of the Ninja. During his early...

Adam Mizner

Sifu Adam Mizner practices the internal arts of Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), Nei Gong and meditation. He teaches Yang Style Taijiquan in the tradition...

Jean Phoenix Le Grand: Lost Legacy Systems

Shidoshi Jean Phoenix Le Grand is the Founder and Creator of Lost Legacy Systems Traditional Mixed Martial Arts and all the systems within it....

Jared Wihongi

Tuhon Jared Wihongi is a full-time International Tactical Combatives or Hand-to-Hand Combat instructor, as well as a Firearms and Martial Arts Instructor and Consultant....

Tiffany Richards

Tiffany Richards has been training martial arts since 1998. She began her study under Dennis Laycock at American Karate Studios in Kenpo, Shotokan and...