Eulogies K-O

Eulogies K-O are USAdojo.com's eulogies for martial artists who have passed away whose last name begins with K through O.

Dr. Stephen Abayomi Meeks

Warrior, scholar, healer, mentor… all of these words describe Dr. Stephen Abayomi Meeks, yet none of them come close to expressing the depth of...

Frank Ordonez Has Passed Away

Frank Ordonez was born February 15, 1927, in Puunene, Maui, Hawaii. As a teenager he trained in Jujitsu and judo from Sam Luke Sr.,...

Professor Jigoro Kano

JUDO & EDUCATION Over a century ago, Japanese jujutsu men from various ryu or schools, often competed against one another and sometimes fought boxers and...

Kwang-Sik Myung

Kwang-Sik Myung was born in North Korea but lived in Seoul for most of his early life. In 1948, at the age of 7,...

Mitsuyo Maeda Judo

Mitsuyo Maeda was born in Funazawa Village, Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture, on November 18, 1878. He attended Kenritsu Itiu high school (currently Hirokou -...

Joseph Man Wing Chun Kung Fu

Joseph Man was born on the April 2, 1953. He spent his early years in his ancestral home, a village called San-tin in the...

Shūgorō Nakazato Shorin Ryu Karate

Shūgorō Nakazato was born in Nahn-city Okinawa on August 14, 1919. While attending normal school in Osaka Japan in 1935, he began his study of...

Bob Orlando Chinese Kuntao

A resident of Denver, Colorado, and a computer professional for nearly 4 decades, Bob Orlando was introduced to the martial arts while on active...

Clarence Tai Lee

Grandmaster Clarence Tai Lee is a Twentieth Century Legend in the Martial Arts. He had his first boxing lesson around 1940 at the age...

Lucky Luciano Kajukenpo

Senior Grandmaster Lucky Luciano was born in the state of Hawaii. He started his career in the martial arts at the age of 4...

Sonny Kim Shotokan Karate

Sensei Sonny Kim was Rokudan, 6th Degree Black Belt. He began his Shotokan Karate training in 1977. Sensei Kim was a dedicated instructor at his...

Vic Martinov Tang Soo Do

Victor Martinov July 29, 1936-June 2, 2015 22-year Santa Ynez Valley resident Vic Martinov passed from this life to the next on June 2, 2015 after...

James Patrick Lacy Mew Hing’s 18 Daoist Palms

"My name is Michael Lacy, I'm James Lacy's eldest son. Last Saturday, a friend of fathers with the San Diego County sheriff's department came...

Michael Kinney Tang Soo Do

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you that Michael Kinney has passed away in his sleep. His indomitable spirit will...

Rip Pressure-Point Expert Ed Lake Dies

The martial arts community lost one of its leading exponents of pressure-point fighting, aka kyusho-jitsu, on September 28, 2014, when Ed Lake died of...

Clarence McGee: A Man Who Made A Difference

Grand Master Clarence McGee was a student, an instructor of the martial arts, a promoter and educator, founder and owner of the Golden Dragon Martial...