Biographies K-O

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

Leeann Morris – Jiu-Jitsu

Leeann Morris has been practicing martial arts since 1993, when she began training in Tang Soo Do. She currently holds the rank of 4th...

Tu Lam

Tu Lum is an edged weapons master who has studied Filipino martial arts, military tactical weapon fighting, and designs his own blades. Tactical blades...

Mark Mikita: Fightology – The Study of Fighting

Mark Mikita opened his first martial arts school in 1978 and he has been teaching full time since. He is a lifelong practitioner of...

Bob Mitchell: American Kenpo

Master of the Arts, Bob Mitchell, took his fighting from the street and the knowledge that Mr. Nuuhiwa supplied, and started his career in...

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...

Taky Kimura

Japanese American martial artist, Taky Kimura, was born on March 12, 1924. He was one of Bruce Lee's top students and closest friends -...

Adam Mizner

Sifu Adam Mizner practices the internal arts of Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), Nei Gong and meditation. He teaches Yang Style Taijiquan in the tradition...

Jean Phoenix Le Grand: Lost Legacy Systems

Shidoshi Jean Phoenix Le Grand is the Founder and Creator of Lost Legacy Systems Traditional Mixed Martial Arts and all the systems within it....

Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas is an American mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Women's Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of...

Matt Numrich

Matt Numrich is the founder of Elite Defense Systems (EDS). Mr. Numrich was certified as one of only a handful of Full Instructor of...

The Hidden Side of Kata – An interview with Master Willie...

The majority of martial artists are looking for self-defense and it is the hidden side of kata where real self defense is found. This...

Adam Newhouse

For 40 years, at Shotokan Karate dojos in the United States and Japan, Adam Newhouse has learned from the best. But the more he...

Mike Mather: Combative Martial Arts

Sifu Mike Mather is a extreme and combative martial arts stylist. He started training at age six in wrestling, and in boxing when he...

Don Newbill: Hung Loy Kung fu

Don Newbill started studying martial arts in 1964 at the age of 11 training in Judo, along with what was then called Korean Karate....

Dong Kyun Kim Korean Hapkido Federation

Grand Master Dong Kyun Kim is a R.O.K. Army Commando who has studied Hapkido all of his life. As a Commando he has also...

Amante P. Mariñas

Amante P. Mariñas is a chemical engineer and teaches Pananandata© his family’s weapons fighting system. He has Black Belts in shorin ryu and in...

WR Mann

WR Mann is the founder and publisher of Defense Science. He was one of the early advocates of Reality-Based Training, developing one of the...

Eddie Morales Goju Ryu

Hanshi Eddie Morales was the third of four children. He lived in Williamsburg Brooklyn New York where he began his study of martial arts....

Guy Mezger Combat Athlete and More

For over 25 years Guy Mezger has been involved in martial arts along with the fields of health, fitness, physical performance. He has worked...

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, aka "Minotauro" was born on June 2, 1976 in Vitória da Conquista, Brazil. He is a Brazilian mixed martial artist known...