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Debi Purcell Vale Tudor

Debi Purcell Is a professional Female Mixed Martial Artist, she has been training in fitness and martial arts for over 20 years and has...

John Farnam

John Farnam is President of Defensive Training International and one of the top handgun instructors in the world. He has personally trained thousands of...

Russ Coelho Kodenkan Ju Jitsu

Russ Coelho was born and raised on Oahu in Rural Koolaupoko. His father was Operations Superintendent of Koolau Boys Home Juvenile Delinquent facility and Russ...

Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre is a Canadian professional mixed martial artist and MMA world champion. He was born on May 19, 1981 in Saint-Isidore, Quebec. He...

John Pagdilao

Professor John Pagdilao was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He began his martial arts career in 1959 at the age of 10; he enrolled in...

Edward B. Sell Taekwondo

Grandmaster Edward B. Sell was the highest ranked non-oriental in Taekwondo. His credentials and reputation were world-renowned. Grandmaster Sell received the highest recognition, appointments, and...

Philip Chenique Established Atemi-Ryu Jujitsu

Professor Philip Chenique first came to the world of Martial Arts at the age of seven, beginning with the study of Judo at the...

Kyungwon Ahn

Kyungwon Ahn is a 9th dan in the Kukkiwon. He is a South Korean taekwondo master who founded the United Taekwondo Association (UTA) in...

Interview With Pangulong Guro Chuck Cadell

On a cool, Midwest March afternoon, I drove from my home to a place I had been familiar with for many years. I was...

Brandon Vera

Brandon Vera was born October 10, 1977 in Bronx, New York. He is a Filipino/Italian-American mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, who fought for the...

Mike Chubb Danzan Ryu jujitsu

Professor Mike Chubb is the director of the Shoshin Ryu Yudanshakai, and is ranked as a Kudan, 9th Degree Black Belt. Mike began his study...

George Minshew – American Tae Kwon Do

Martial artist George Minshew is a Grand Master in American Tae Kwon Do. He began studying martial arts in 1963 and has been in...

John Will: First Australian BJJ Black Belt

John Will was awarded the rank of Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu by Rigan and Jean Jacques Machado in 1998; making him the...

Vladimir Vasiliev – Systema

Born in Russia, Vladimir Vasiliev received intense training from the top Special Operations Units instructors and is the top student of Mikhail Ryabko. Vladimir's...

Avi Nardia KAPAP

Avi Nardia is a Martial Artist, owner of Avi Nardia Academy and Founder of KAPAP Israeli Krav Maga, a hand to hand combat system...

Ryan Cary Ninjitsu, Taijitsu and Jujitsu

Ryan Cary is the son of internationally recognized instructor, Professor Larry Cary. Ryan Cary has been in or around the martial arts for well...

Gina Carano on Kung Fu

This Saturday, August 15th, 2009, Gina Carano will make history when she faces Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos in Strikeforce's unprecedented CARANO VS. CYBORG, the first...

Tom Patire CDT Compliance, Direction, Takedown

Tom Patire is the founder and senior instructor of the CDT (Compliance, Direction, Takedown) method of empty-handed non-deadly force. He has a diversified tactical and...

Anthony R. DiFilippo

Anthony R. DiFilippo is the owner/director of the Ryukyu Kodokan Dojo and webmaster of Silk Road Enterprises - Silk Road Enterprises. He has been a...

Pete Rabino Shuri-Ryu Karate

Karatedo is the way of life since Pete Rabino set foot on The Way at the age of 13 in Phoenix, Arizona. Though the...