Articles and Biographies

Articles and Biographies includes biographies and articles about martial artist instructors from around the world on USAdojo.com.

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...

David Brown: Si Feng Wu

David Brown is a veteran of the United States Air Force (7.5 years AD, Honorably Discharged) and a retired law enforcement officer with 25...

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...

Hari Osias Banaag and The King’s Dream

By Neslyn P. Viernes - The title of Hari was conferred upon Osias Banaag at a young age by Francisco Torres, one of the...

Paul Ingram – Pekiti-Tirsia Kali

Guro Paul Ingram was introduced to FMA training at 15 through a friend's family and trained in a variety of Filipino styles. He now...

Christopher M. Clarke

Christopher M. Clarke, Ph.D. was born in New York in 1949 and grew up in New Jersey. He began training in karate in 1965,...

Ron Chapel SubLevel Tactical Kenpo™

In 1959 Ron Chapél began his study of Five Animal Gung Fu, along with Douglas Wong, under Grandmaster Ark Yuey Wong. In 1963, Ron...

Fernando Meza Cervera

Noviembre 1972: Inicio practicas de Karate en el Instituto Nacional de la Juventud Mexicana de Guadalajara. Marzo 1975: Soy admitido en la escuela Choy Lay...

Denise Ramsey Nippon Kempo Butokukan Karate

Denise Ramsey was born in Manhattan, Kansas on a date that will remain undisclosed. Before she reached the age of one year, her family...

Paul Dye: American Kenpo

Mr. Paul Dye began his Kenpo career in the Fall of 1972 at the Dave Hebler's Kenpo Karate Studio in Glendora, California, which is...

Tomm Voss: Never Give Up!

Tomm Voss is a World Champion Martial Artist who has trained and garnered knowledge from many of the best martial artists including Black Belt...

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....

Buzz Durkin Uechi Ryu Karate

Buzz Durkin began his study of Uechi Ryu karate in 1966. In March of 1974 Mr. Durkin opened his school and began teaching. Under...

Marc De Bremaeker

Marc De Bremaeker has been involved in Martial Arts for over fifty years. Once a successful competitor renowned for flashy kicking, he has since...

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...

Tim Hartman Modern Arnis

Tim Hartman has had a long and exciting martial arts career. His journey began as a teenager when he started training at a Modern...

Eric Greitens

As a boxer, Eric Greitens won two Oxford Boxing Blues and the Gold Medal at the BUSA National Boxing Championships. He holds a Black...

Lamar Davis: Jun Fan Gung Fu and Jeet Kune Do

Lamar Davis has been actively training in the martial arts for 50 years. He is certified as a Full Senior Master Instructor of Jun...

Morne Swanepoel Real World Coach

Morne Swanepoel is a full time coach and practitioner and is certified as one of the most qualified Reality Based Personal Protection and High...

Brandon Vera

Brandon Vera was born October 10, 1977 in Bronx, New York. He is a Filipino/Italian-American mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, who fought for the...