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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...

Ilan Gattegno Ninjutsu

Ilan Gattegno joined Bujinkan in November 1974, when he became the first student of Doron Navon, who came back from Japan. In 1975 he hosted...

Paul Ingram – Pekiti-Tirsia Kali

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

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...

Marc “Crafty Dog” Denny on Stickfighting

Marc "Crafty Dog" Denny shares his history in the martial arts and training in stickfighting and other arts with the likes of Paul Vizzio, Dan Inosanto,...

Ho-Sung Pak

A Korean American, Pak was born in Seoul, South Korea on November 8, 1967. He is a master of Kung-fu Wushu. Pak was trained...

Amaury Murgado

Amaury Murgado grew up in Miami, his father, Angelo Kennedy, a Bay of Pigs Invasion veteran. While other boys were playing with toys, Amaury...

Charlie Lee Tae Kwon Do

Charlie Lee began his martial arts training under Grand Master Jhoon Rhee in 1969. In 1983, Lee began competing on the Karate World Tour...

Alessio Sakara

Alessio Sakara was born on September 2, 1981 in Rome, Italy. His nick name  is "Legionarivs". He is an Italian mixed martial arts fighter,...

Chun Sik Kim: Tang Soo Do

Master Chun Sik Kim is the President and Founder of the International Tang Soo Do Federation. He is the inspiration and leader to many...

Mike Krivka Jeet Kune Do

INTRODUCTION Mike Krivka, the training director and head instructor of Martial Arts Koncepts, has been a student of the martial arts for over a quarter...

Robert Williams Makoto-Ryu-Aiki Ju-Jitsu

Professor Robert Williams has studied martial arts for over forty four years. Sanctioned by The World Head of Family Sokeship Council, he holds a...

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...

Tsuyoshi Kosaka Japanese MMA Fighter

Tsuyoshi Kosaka or TK was born on March 6, 1970 in Japan. He is a retired Japanese mixed martial arts fighter. He is one of...

Charles Bonet The Latin Panther

Hanshi Charles Bonet is a 6th dan in Grand Master Eizo Shimabukuro's Shorin-ryu system; he also holds an 8th dan in Master Frank Ruizes...

Royce Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Royce Gracie was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of nine children, seven of whom are boys. His training in Jiu-Jitsu began at...

Gary Goltz Judo

Sensei Gary Goltz, 8th dan, began studying judo in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania under the famous Korean champion in 1965, Kyu Ha Kim,...

Jun Saeng Yoo Hap Ki Do, Tae Kwon Do, and Kung...

Jun Saeng Yoo came to the United States from Korea in 1976 to share his knowledge. He is Grandmaster of not one, but three...

Marilyn Fierro Hanshi of Many Talents

Hanshi Marilyn Fierro is a 9th Dan under both Hanshi Nick Adler and Grandmaster Uezu in Okinawa. She has trained with Hanshi Adler, (10th Dan under...

Ron Chapel SubLevel Tactical Kenpo™

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