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Benny Urquidez Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame 2019

Martial artists Benny Urquidez was inducted into the the International Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 during the Arnold Sports Festival on Saturday,...

Tim Kennedy Inducted into International Sports Hall of Fame

Mixed Martial artists Tim Kennedy was inducted into the the International Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 during the Arnold Sports Festival on...

The Real William “Bohdi” Sanders

Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is...

For Martial Arts Instructor Peter Grootenhuis, Quitting is Not an Option!

Peter Grootenhuis possesses one of the most brilliant scientific minds in the world, but his body is fighting a losing battle to amyotrophic lateral...

Jung-Doo Han: Hapki-Sun

Jung-Doo Han was born in Kangjin, Jeollanam-do, Korea in April 1954, and he grew up in a rural farming village with a traditional culture....

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...

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...

G.K. Lee: Songahm Taekwondo

G.K. Lee was born in 1957 in Daegu City, South Korea. He began training in the martial arts when he was in second grade...

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...