Biographies and Eulogies

Biographies and Eulogies of martial artists and martial arts instructors on USAdojo.com. Search by name to find a particular individual.

Hakudo Nakayama Iaido

Hakudo Nakayama was born on February 11, 1872 and he was also known as Nakayama Hiromichi. A Japanese martial artist, he was the founder of...

Su Kong T’ai Djin

Great Grandmaster Su Kong was born in Fukien in 1849. He came to the world with a genetic condition hyperthrihos that covered him with...

Ryu Ryu Ko Fujian White Crane

Ryu Ryu Ko's exact identity is still shrouded in some mystery, as is the exact nature of the martial art style which Ryu Ryu...

Andre Nocquet Aikido

Andre Nocquet was born on July 30, 1914 and he passed away on March 12, 1914. Nocquet was a French aikido teacher holding the...

Azato Anko: A Short Story About My Teacher Part Two

The Two-Story Shoulders of Kanna Part Two Azato's Political Force The Lesson in Azato Village By Gichen Funakoshi Translated & Edited by Patrick & Yuriko McCarthy Editor's Note: This article...

Frederick Peterson Jr.: Tai-Shi Jitsu

Soke Grandmaster Frederick Peterson Jr. is the founder of American Tai-Shi Jitsu Self Defense which is a combination of Jui-Jitsu, Judo, Gung Fu and...