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Biographies A-E

Instructors biographies A-E are biographies on USAdojo.com for martial artists whose last name begins with A through E.

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...

Dan Anderson – Anderson Martial Arts Systems

Dan Anderson is the director and chief instructor of Dan Anderson Karate and has a 7th Degree Black Belt in Karate, a 6th Degree...

Willie Adams Isshin-ryu Karate

Willie Adams has a long and colorful history as one of the most prominent and respected martial artists in America. His history began in...

Ernie Boggs: Sport Jujitsu

Ernie Boggs, was known as Lightfoot, started his martial arts training in 1970 at a YMCA in St. Albans, West Virginia. Under the guidance...

Lawrence Arthur – American Freestyle Karate

Lawrence Arthur was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on January 30, 1954. He began his study of martial arts in November of 1968 when he...

Gene Chicoine Shuai-Chiao

Grand Master Gene Chicoine was born in Akron, Ohio, of French-Canadian decent. In 1946 he began his martial arts training in Japan while enlisted...

Robert Downey Jr On Overcoming Addiction With Wing Chun

In the nineties, Robert Downey Jr. was arrested multiple times for drug and alcohol-related crimes. He was quoted as saying, "It's like I have a...

Rick Clark: Ao Denkou Jitsu

Rick Clark was born December 4th, 1948 and began his life long study of the martial arts in 1962. Professor Rick Clark is deeply...

Iain Abernethy Kata King

Iain Abernethy has been involved in the martial arts since childhood. He began his training in karate under Doug James 7th Dan; who was...

Mark Cheng

Sifu Mark Cheng, L.Ac., Ph.D., is the Head Instructor and Chief Physician for the Chung-Hua Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Martial Arts Research....

George Alexander

The President and Founder of the International Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Federation is Grandmaster George W. Alexander. He is acknowledged as the "World pioneer...

Pedro Carvalho Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Beginning Pedro Carvalho was born on April 18, 1969 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He began training in the martial arts when he was...

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...

Ralph Castro and the Changing Faces of Shaolin Kenpo

Ralph Castro approaches, his black hair generously flecked with well-earned gray. Flashing an infectious smile, he possesses a calm, friendly, sincere manner tinged with...

Wiley Clapp

Wiley Clapp is one of the most respected names in handguns today. A former U.S. Marine and law enforcement officer, Clapp has written about...

Frank Dux: The Legendary Kumite Champion of Bloodsport

By James Hom ~ Frank Dux strides through the group of students, correcting their pivots and sidesteps in the movement drill he's teaching. Most...

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...

Jerry Aiello ShitoKan International

Dr. Jerry Aiello has practiced Japanese Budo (traditional martial arts) and zen philosophy since 1967. In 1974, he established ShitoKan International. In 1998, Dr....

James Cook

Master Instructor James S. Cook Jr. started his training in 1957 at the age of 10 years old. In the past 44 years, both...

Nori Bunasawa: Jukkendo

Master Nori Bunasawa is the founder of Bunasawa JUKKENDO, a comprehensive style of martial arts based on Kodokan Jigoro Kano's Judo self-defense and "Conde...