Eulogies U-Z

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

Katsuoh Yamamoto and Yoshukai Karate

Katsuoh Yamamoto was a 10th degree Black Belt and the Founder of Yoshukai Karate.  He was born on July 10, 1938 and at 12...

Bill Ziegler Martial Arts Animal Rights Alliance

PitBill Ziegler September 22, 1974 – March 26, 2015 With broken hearts we sadly inform friends and followers of PitBill Ziegler, Pit Crew Rescue and...

Bodybuilding Pioneer and Publisher, Joe Weider, Dies at 93

Today it is universally accepted that to be healthy one must exercise and eat a nutritionally balanced diet.  But it wasn't always that way. The world...

Ted Wong Jeet Kun Do

Ted Wong was born on November 5, 1937 and passed away on November 24, 2010. He was a Jeet Kun Do practitioner and one...

William Woods Passed Away

With the sad passing of William Woods Sensei 8th Dan Judo, on the 31st March 2006. British Martial Arts has lost one of its...

LoK Yiu Passed Away

LoK Yiu 1922 - February 6, 2006 Master Lok Yiu passed away on February 6th, 2006 at the age of 83 after battling lung cancer. He was...

Gogen Yamaguchi – Goju-Ryu Karate

Gogen Yamaguchi was born January 20, 1909 at Miyakonojou, Shonai, Miyazaki Prefecture as the third son of Tokutaro. He was named Jitsumi. When he was...

Morihei Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba is remembered by his students as a master of the martial arts whose studies transcended technical matters to include a moral and philosophical...

Allen Wheeler Isshinryu

Allen Wheeler was born October 11th, 1919 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He served his country in the United States Army in the European Theater during...

Jack Wheat Jujitsu

John Robert Wheat was born in Seattle, Washington on February 23, 1919 and went by the nickname Jack Wheat. Professor Jack Wheat trained and instructed at...

Florendo Visitacion or Professor Vee of Vee-Arnis-Jitsu

Professor Florendo Visitacion, or, as he is commonly called, Professor Vee, was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines in 1910. He began early, informal training...

Ark Yuey Wong Ng Ga Kin and Ng Ying Ga

Grandmaster Ark Yuey Wong was born in the large village of Toysun Tien Sum Chienin Canton, China in the year 1900. His family was...