Biographies U-Z

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

Bill Wallace

In June 1980 Bill Wallace retired as the undefeated Professional Karate Association (PKA) Middleweight Champion after defeating Bill Biggs in a 12-round bout. This...

Jean-Claude Van Damme

1960 - 1972 Jean-Claude Van Damme (Jean-Claude Van Varenberg) was born and grew up in Brussels, on October 1960. This large European city is the...

Ron Van Clief Chinese Goju System

Grand Master Ron Van Clief has been studying and teaching the Martial Arts for over 40 years. He is a 10th Degree Red Belt...

Bart Vale World Champion Shootfight

World Champion shootfighter Bart Vale is one of the pioneers of mixed martial arts in the United States. Vale began his training in the...

Benny Urquidez “The Jet”

Benny "The Jet" Urquidez was born on June 20, 1952 in Tarzana, California. He is probably the most famous American kickboxer with 200-0 record...

Fei-hung Wong

Fei-hung Wong was born on July 9, 1847 and passed away on March 25 1924. He was a Chinese martial artist, physician, acupuncturist, and revolutionary,...

Dr. Andrea Wheatley Stickfighting Doctor

On Saturday April 8, 2006 there was a tournament held in Wollongong of New South Wales, and was sanctioned by the World Eskrima Kali...

John Wallace and The Gentle Way

Any boy who grew up relatively small in 1950's and 1960's America, in the time of John Wayne and Roy Rogers, of Rocky Marciano...

Benny The Jet Urquidez, A Martial Arts Icon

From the moment he laced on his boxing gloves at the age of 5 Benny Urquidez was destined to become one of the most...

John Wallace

John Wallace was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on May 14th, 1951. The son of a shipyard worker and a housewife, he began the study...

John Worley

John Worley Leading American Martial Arts Instructor: John Worley is the founder of National Karate Schools. He is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, and began...

Pat Worley Still Winning

In 1967, Pat Worley began his martial arts training under Grand Master Pat Burleson in Forth Worth, Texas. Pat earned his Black Belt under...

Terry Wilson Martial Artist Extraordinaire

Terry Wilson martial artist extraordinaire is a 8th degree black belt in Shintoyoshin-Ryu Jujitsu and a 5th degree black belt in Shorin-Ryu karate. He is...

I Hugged Benny Urquidez

If you have been involved in the martial arts within the last five decades you know about the living legend, Benny Urquidez, nicknamed The...

Call Me Sensei – Alfred Urquidez

Alfred Urquidez belongs to a very prestigious family in martial arts history, the Urquidez family. It is important that people get to know this member...

Pat Worley Taekwondo

Pat Worley, the Texan is a 9th degree Black Belt and was Jhoon Rhee's National grand champion in 1970, a title that was held...