Biographies K-O

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

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...

Golan Levy Krav Maga

Golan Levy is Krav Magen David's Resident Instructor. He Served as an officer in the Sayeret Golany Brigade of the IDF from 1989 to...

Michael Miller – Taekwondo

Michael Miller is an international martial arts instructor who has been involved with the martial arts for over twenty-five years. He currently holds a...

Robert Nadeau Aikido

Robert Nadeau, Shihan, is a key figure in the growth and development of Aikido in America. He began his martial arts training in the...

Rudi Ott World Champion Kickboxer

Rudi Ott began his study in martial arts at the age of 11 in traditional Chinese kung fu in Boston, Massachusetts. At 13 he...

Russell McCartney Ishi Yama Ryu

Russell McCartney began in the martial arts thirty-five years ago in karate and has grown to be the Chief Instructor of his own System...

Soon Ho Lee: Songahm Taekwondo

Grand Master Soon Ho Lee took the seat at the head of the country’s largest single system martial arts organization, the American Taekwondo Association...

Stacey Nemour Kung Fu

You understand what martial arts can do for you when Kung Fu Black Belt Stacey Nemour walks in the room. Standing at 5’8”, this beautiful...

Stanford McNeal Sr. Kifaru Jitsu

Stanford McNeal was born December 5th, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri. At the age of 12 he began studying Judo under Sensei Beech. From ages...

Stephen Kaufman

“Habu” Hanshi Stephen Kaufman has enjoyed an extensive career in the martial arts world since the middle 1950’s. An acknowledged Founding Father of American...

John Oliva: Kochi Kali Kar

Sijo John Oliva is the Head Instructor and Owner of Twin Dragon Kung Fu Academy, Inc. He has been a student of the martial...

John Orndorff: Taekwondo

John Orndorff was born in Sandusky, Ohio in 1964. He grew up in Clyde, Ohio and attended Clyde High School. During high school he...

Fred Mastro: Kali and Penchak Silat

Fred Mastro is the founder of Mastro Defence System (MDS) and LADYFENSE. He has been training in Kali and Penchak Silat for over 20...

Stephan Kesting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Stephan Kesting operates Grapplearts.com and Beginning BJJ.com. He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, and has been doing martial arts for over 30 years. He is a...

Kamil Kroczewski

Sensei Kamil Kroczewski started training in karate in 1990 in Lodz, Poland under Sensei Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski, President of European Traditional Karate Federation. A few...

Erich Krauss

Erich Krauss is a professional Muay Thai kickboxer who has lived and fought in Thailand. He has written for the New York Times and...

Dave Kovar

In addition to being an elite martial artist with black belts in 10 Martial Arts styles, Kyoshi Dave Kovar is recognized worldwide as an...

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis Kennedy is President and Director of Training for the Counterterrorism Institute of America. He has more than 30 years experience as a weapons...

Nicolas Marucci

En 1982 a la sortie de son service militaire Nicolas Marucci pratique a titre de loisir le Karaté Kiokushinkai et le Taekwondo participe a...

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...