Biographies U-Z

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

Robert Visitation

Robert Visitation retired from kickboxing in 1990 number 3 in the world welterweight rankings. He currently teaches a martial arts fitness program, and is...

Vladimir Vasiliev – Systema

Born in Russia, Vladimir Vasiliev received intense training from the top Special Operations Units instructors and is the top student of Mikhail Ryabko. Vladimir's...

Wen Mei Yu

Master Wen Mei Yu has been teaching Chinese Martial and Healing Arts for over forty years. She was recognized as Top Instructor in Taijiquan...

Barry Van Over

Barry Van Over began his study of the martial arts in 1975 at the age of nine years old. He created the first Karate...

Carrie Ogawa-Wong

Carrie Ogawa-Wong is a highly respected and energetic mother, wife, martial artist, author, instructor, and competitor. She has managed to balance her heavy schedule to...

Rick Wigginton – Defensive Tactics

Professor Rick Wigginton is one of the nation's highest ranked martial arts masters and one of the foremost weapons and defensive tactics trainers. As...

Spice Williams-Crosby A Woman With Drive

Spice Williams-Crosby was born on a ranch in North Hollywood, California. She rode her horse to kindergarten, grew up playing in her father’s medical...

Gary Wasniewski Creator of TY-GA Karate

Soke Gary Wasniewski has been featured on U.S. national television and European national television since 2004. He is recognized worldwide for his incredible ability and...

Erron Wright – Teaching and Training Students

Erron Wright was born June 21, 1946 in Neosho, Newton County, Missouri. He attended Neosho High School with Martial Arts Grandmaster Richard L. (Rick)...

James Williams – Systema, Swords and More

James Williams is the President of Bugei Trading Company, Inc. He has been studying martial arts since 1960 and teaching since 1975. James has...

Bob Wall a Force on the Tournament Circuit

For two decades Bob Wall was a force on the tournament circuit placing 1st or 2nd in every major karate championship from 1965 to...

Chi-hsiu Weng Shuai-chiao

Chi-hsiu Weng is a two time national champion of Shuai-chiao and holds a First Teng (9th Degree Black Belt) in the art. He is the...

Frank Williams Shorin Ryu

Shihan Frank Williams was born in Concord, North Carolina in May of 1959. He graduated from Concord High School in 1977 and went on...

Kelly Worden Modern Arnis

Datu Kelly Worden, proclaimed by the late Professor Remy Presas as the First American Datu and Senior Blademaster of Modern Arnis. He has over 45...

Tony Vohra and Taekwondo

Grandmaster Tony Vohra was born in India in 1958, coming to England in 1962, and settling in Nottingham which is still his home base. As...

Gregg Wooldridge Kang-Chuan-Do

Master Gregg Wooldridge has 40 dedicated years in the Martial Arts. Gregg is a 7th Degree Black Belt and acting Master of Kang-Chuan-Do. Master Gregg Wooldridge...

Terrence Webster-Doyle

Terrence Webster-Doyle is a sixth-degree black belt in the martial arts. He is a former schoolteacher and administrator, Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Commission task force...

Daniel Verkerke Seicho Jutsu

Daniel Verkerke is the Grandmaster and Founder of Seicho Jutsu as well as the Executive Member and Senior Technical Advisor for the International Freestyle...

Her Yue Wong Ching Yi Kung Fu

Dr. Her Yue Wong has been practicing and teaching the Chinese martial arts for over 60 years, and is the Founder and Director of the...

Fabricio Werdum

Fabrício Werdum was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil July 30, 1977. He is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC Heavyweight Champion. He...