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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.

Shi Dechao: Iron Palm and Wolf’s Hair Brush

Shi Dechao exemplifies the big warrior monk. At 5' 11" and weighing in at over 220 pounds, Dechao may not be as gargantuan as...

Andrew Adams

Andrew Adams taught English, journalism, and drama at Sullins College in Virginia and was subsequently a staff member at the Japan Times. He was also a contributor to Black Belt magazine....

Kenshiro Abbe, A Man with too Many Friends

Kenshiro Abbe was born on the 15th December 1915, in a small village on the island Shikoku, part of the Tokushima Province. It was...

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...

Ronald Abregano Kenpo Karate Jujitsu

Ronald Abregano was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He started his martial arts training in Kenpo Karate Jujitsu under his uncle Grandmaster Jaime Abregana Sr....

Kim Aldus Tai Chi Ch’uan

Kim Aldus began taking Tae Kwon Do in September of 1987.  She began studying under Mr. Kelly O’Keefe. Other Peoria area instructors she has studied under...

David Arama Kapap and MMA

David Arama is the founder of Kapap and MMA organization, a combination of the most advances concepts of self defense taken from different programs...

Don Cunningham

Don Cunningham holds advanced ranks in judo, jujutsu, and kendo, including a second dan license from the Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo. A frequent...

Seigen Esaka Iaido

Seigen Esaka Sensei is considered to be one of Japan's finest sword practitioners. It is rare for an individual of his caliber and experience...

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...

Eddie Downey American Kenpo Karate

In 1973 Eddie Downey began his Kenpo career in Europe's first Kenpo Studio the Fitzwilliam Street Kenpo Academy in Dublin, Ireland. Eddie Downey's first...

Alexander Archie Goju-Shorei Karate

A 10th Degree Black Belt and Grandmaster in the art of Goju-Shorei Karate, Alexander Archie has been training in the martial arts since 1949. He...

Bill Burgar Shotokan Karate

Bill Burgar started training in a "traditional" Shotokan club in 1979 achieving first dan in 1983. He founded the Reading University Shotokan Karate Club...

Fred Absher

Fred Absher began his martial study in 1960 at the age of 16. His initial training was in Kempo Karate under Sensei Jack Gorick...

Gene Ching Kung Fu

Gene Ching is the Associate Publisher of Kung Fu Tai Chi Magazine and KungFuMagazine.com, the largest English language magazine and website devoted exclusively to...

Bill Drougas Vichara Tai Jug Fu

Dr. Bill Drougas PhD, was born in the town of Arta in West Greece. He studied Physics at the University of Ioannina and received...

John Castillo Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

John Castillo, is the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu instructor at Brazilian Jiu-jitsu of Wichita Kansas. He has been studying Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for more than 12 years. He trained under Robert...

Papasan Canty: Kuroshi-Do

Papasan Canty began his martial arts training at the age of seven, after being introduced to legendary Professor Charles Elmore. The Professor was responsible...

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....

Steve Cooper: Zanshin Ryu Jujutsu

Steve Cooper began his martial arts training in 1973. He spent 25 years training in Wado Ryu Karate and 20 years in Ryukyu Kempo....