Eulogies A-E

Eulogies A-E are USAdojo.com’s eulogies for martial artists who have passed away whose last name begins with A through E.

Richard Bustillo Student of Bruce Lee

Richard Bustillo was internationally recognized as an expert in the martial arts. With over 45 years of experience, Bustillo possessed a wealth of knowledge...

Jin Cai Cheng: Chen-Style Tai Chi

Before his death on November 6, 2016, Grandmaster Jin Cai Cheng held the following distinguished titles; President of The US Chen-Style Tai Chi Federation,...

Bob Chaney Tae Kwon Do and Muay Thai

Tae Kwon Do Rank and Background Bob Chaney trained in the Martial Arts for over 43 years. He was promoted, with Chuck Norris and Bob...

Ronnie Colwell Karate-do and Ju Jutsu

The Warrior Today has been a long, sad, difficult but inevitable day. At just before 9pm on Friday evening (January 27, 2015), my dad, mentor,...

Pierre Bergere of Uyba Karate

Mr. Pierre Bergere was born on December 31, 1932. He began his martial arts training in 1946 under Uyba Karate Grandmaster Shan Niles and...

Paul Eng Kung Fu

Born in Hong Kong in 1941, Paul Eng began studying Kungfu at age 6 and has been teaching it since 1960. He has studied...

Dave Carnell, Teacher, Student, Author, Friend

Dave Carnell was the owner and director of Impact Martial Arts Academy. He was regular contributor to Martial Arts Illustrated magazine and was the...

Laura Eskandarion American Kenpo Karate

It is with a very sad heart that we share with you that Laura Eskandarion of the LB School of Self Defense has passed...

Roland Dantes Interview Part 1

KSW. Roland, how long have you been involved in Arnis and what inspired you? R.D. Well, the living legend here with us, Remy Presas, was...

Roland Dantes Interview Part 2

KSW. Just to get a better understanding of your foundation, let’s touch briefly on your physical education training and how that led to you...

David Cardenas The Fighter with a Heart

David Cardenas was born March 30, 1968 in Cuernavaca – Vera Cruz, Mexico. David had many passions: Art, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jiu...

GM Lawrence Day Black Dragon Fighting Society

Grandmaster Lawrence Day began his Martial Arts journey with the Black Dragon Fighting Society USMA Hall of Fame member Grandmaster Lawrence Day began his Martial...

Dr. Lawrence Day: The Legacy of a Martial Arts Master

The terms master and grandmaster are overused in the martial arts. Shihan, Hanshis, Sokes. Professors and Doctors abound in our ranks. Some are deserving...

Bill Beach Hawaiian Jiu-Jitsu System

Professor Bill Beach, Judan, is founder and technical director of the Hawaiian Jiu-Jitsu System, Inc., incorporated February 1, 1971. He was born December 15,...

John Keehan

Inspired by the fact that Samurai warriors, in order to attain a sense of balance between hard and soft lifestyles, often practiced flower arranging...

Richard Barathy The Man With Very Fast Hands

Richard Barathy was born in Elmont on New York's Long Island, but spent his last years in Dix Hills, New York. His international fame...

Joe Bonacci Karate Champion and More

Hanshi Joe Bonacci was born on October 17, 1947 and he passed away on September 6, 2009. He began his martial arts training in...

Gordon Doversola

Shihan Gordon Doversola was a Master of Okinawa-Te. He was born on December 1, 1934 and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He began his martial...

Ronald Duncan Sr. American Ninjitsu

Ronald Duncan Sr. was born in Panama. He began his training in boxing at the age of seven. He grew up in an area...

A Tribute To Grandmaster Larry Caster

A great man and a true martial arts legend passed away Friday, Grandmaster Larry Caster. He was one of the original karate greats from...