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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.

Brian Adams: Universal Hand and Weapon Martial Arts

Grandmaster Brian Adams has spent over 40 years studying and teaching various forms of martial arts and related disciplines. As a student, at Pasadena...

My Time as a Japanese Salaryman

This led to a period in my life when I became a Japanese salary man. It’s just amazing how some things can come together. I...

Chucky “Quick Kick” Currie

Martial artist Chucky "Quick Kick" Currie, has won more martial arts titles than most people could win in 10 lifetimes. But what do you...

Chris DuFour: Tang Soo Do

Master Chris DuFour is the founder and master instructor of the PTSDA Karate. He has enjoyed teaching traditional Tang Soo Do in the Gulf...

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...

Jeff Duncan: Bujinkan System

Jeff Duncan, Shidoshi, has over 45 years of martial arts experience. He holds rank in Judo, Black Sashes in two styles of Kung Fu,...

Karen Eden Herdman: Tang Soo Do

Master Karen Eden Herdman is a 6th degree martial arts master, one of only a very small percentage of women in her art form...

Alain Burrese: Hapkido, Safety and Active Shooter Response

Alain Burrese is an author, speaker, personal security expert, safety and self-defense instructor. He has combined his years of martial art and self-defense training,...

Richard Bunch Kodenkan Danzan Ryu Jujitsu

Richard Bunch is a 9th Dan, Kudan and is President of Ju Jitsu America. Professor Bunch has a reputation as a skillful martial artist and...

Bob Chaney Gets Kicks Out of Martial Arts

Bob Chaney has been getting his kicks out of life via the marital for almost five decades. With a background in traditional Japanese Karate, Tae...

Christine Baeza

Growing up, Christine Baeza had a passion for the martial arts, however, her parents believed that girls should be sweet, pretty and wear cute...

Restita DeJesus

Sifu Restita DeJesus has been practicing martial arts for over 30 years and has a list of impressive teaching certifications: Butokukan Karate: 2nd degree Kajukenbo-Wun Hop...

Tak Wah Eng: Fu-Jow Pai Tiger Claw Kung Fu

Tak Wah Eng was born in Hong Kong in the tiger year of 1950. He began his martial art training as a child on...

Jamie Cashion: Will of Steel and Heart of Gold

Jamie Cashion (James Harold Cashion III) was born in Fort Worth, Texas on October 16, 1967. He married his high school sweetheart Summer Rich...

Motomichi Anno: Aikido

Motomichi Anno is one of the highest-level teachers of Aikido in the world today. An eighth-degree black belt since 1978, he is one of the...

Mike Casto Pencak Silat

Mike Casto began his martial arts journey at age 7 in 1978* when he started training in Tae Kwon Do. He was a 7th...

Pamela Cohen Martial Arts Instructor

Pamela Cohen started saving money at 13 years old to open her own martial arts school. Now, she owns three. Pamela Cohen’s dream was never...

Yigal Arbiv of Netanya

If there’s anyplace in the Middle East that resembles America’s 19th century Wild West, it has to be Netanya, Israel. This notorious city north...

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...

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...