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Robert Downey Jr On Overcoming Addiction With Wing Chun

In the nineties, Robert Downey Jr. was arrested multiple times for drug and alcohol-related crimes. He was quoted as saying, "It's like I have a...

Al Haroun Hisham Monkey Master in a Cage

One of Taiwan’s last remaining Monkey Masters, Al Haroun Hisham, wants to fight in the K-1 and UFC to show the world the power of traditional...

Bruce Juchnik Kosho Ryu Kempo

10th Dan Kosho Ryu Kempo. Mr. Bruce Juchnik is the 22nd inheritor of Kosho Ryu Kempo from James M. Mitose. He currently serves as...

Rick Clark: Ao Denkou Jitsu

Rick Clark was born December 4th, 1948 and began his life long study of the martial arts in 1962. Professor Rick Clark is deeply...

Guillermo Gomez Aikido

Guillermo Gomez is the founder director of United States Aikikai and creator of Martial Fusion. He began his training in martial arts and healing...

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...

Saekson Janjira: Muay Thai and Kickboxing

Saekson Janjira was born in Thailand and started his career at the age of eight. His career expanded almost two decades. In Thailand his...

Richard Ryan Dynamic Combat™ Method

Richard Ryan comes from a long line of gifted athletes. The men in his family were all wrestlers and his grandfather was a champion...

Rondy McKee and White Tiger Martial Arts

Rondy McKee was living in Detroit, working in advertising during the day and managing and teaching as the co-owner of a Martial Arts school...

J. Kelly McCann

J. Kelly McCann, as a former US Marine officer, founded Crucible Security Specialists located in Fredricksburg, Virginia. Crucible, as a General Services Administration approved...

Standing Tall: Henry Smalls Story

Henry Smalls story is a story about a Kendo instructor in Hawaii.  Like many instructors he has honed his craft through years of study...

Mark Cheng

Sifu Mark Cheng, L.Ac., Ph.D., is the Head Instructor and Chief Physician for the Chung-Hua Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Martial Arts Research....

Iain Abernethy Kata King

Iain Abernethy has been involved in the martial arts since childhood. He began his training in karate under Doug James 7th Dan; who was...

Steve Spry: American Kenpo

The American Kenpo of Grandmaster Steve Spry is a combination of several Hawaiian and Polynesian martial arts that he studied and learned from their...

Masanobu Shinjo, Lee Gray and the Shobukan

The afternoon sun still drifted through opaque windows at the end of the gymnasium and offered a smidgen of hazy twilight to my corner...

George Alexander

The President and Founder of the International Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Federation is Grandmaster George W. Alexander. He is acknowledged as the "World pioneer...

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...

Steve Scott: Sambo, Judo and Jujitsu

Steve Scott started training in the sport of judo in 1965 and was introduced to sambo in 1976. He holds high rank in both...

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...

Paul Mills American Kenpo Karate

Paul Mills is the President and founder of the American Kenpo Karate International (AKKI) association and holds the rank of 10th degree black belt....