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John Sosa Aikido and Muay Thai

Khru John Sosa grew up in Chicago Illinois, and later relocated to Dallas, Texas. He came from a long line of martial artist and...

Tony Janovich Danzan Ryu Jujitsu

Professor Tony Janovich began his Jujitsu study under Prof. Sig Kufferath at the age of 12. Before that, at the age of 5, he...

Bill Kipp: FAST Defense Global

Bill Kipp, owner of Fast Defense Global, has become a leading authority on the subject of adrenal stress response training through decades of colorful...

Bill Grossman Kenpo Karate

Professor Bill Grossman began his training in the Kenpo Karate system in 1972, under the instruction of Grandmaster Rick Alemany, 10th Dan. After five...

Leo Giron Bahala Na® Martial Arts

Leovigildo "Leo" Miguel Giron, known as just Leo Giron, was born in Bayambang a little barrio in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines on August...

Bill Fischer Jujitsu

Professor Bill Fischer began his martial arts training in 1965 in Kodokan judo. In 1966, he helped organize a Shotokan karate club under sensei...

Carlos de Leon – Mo’o Dragon System

Professor Carlos de Leon Hachidan 9th Degree Black Belt in Kempo with the Title of Elder Grand Master of the Arts under the World...

Michele Krasnoo World Kata Champion

Michele Krasnoo has trained in the martial arts for more than 30 years. She entered her first tournament at the age of ten and...

Harry Glackin Goshin-do Jitsu

Professor Harry Glackin has been studying martial arts since 1963. During that time, he has studied three styles of Jujitsu. Professor Glackin holds a...

Dave Bendigkeit Shintaikido

Martial Arts Beginning his training in 1967, Shintaikido Kaiso Dave Bendigkeit has earned a 6th Degree Black Belt under Grand Master Bob Maschmeier, and a...

Marilyn Fierro Hanshi of Many Talents

Hanshi Marilyn Fierro is a 9th Dan under both Hanshi Nick Adler and Grandmaster Uezu in Okinawa. She has trained with Hanshi Adler, (10th Dan under...

Thomas Mitose and Kosho Ryu Kenpo

In 1940 in Honolulu, Hawaii James M. Mitose's son was born. His first son, Thomas would grow up surrounded by mystery, obstacles, and controversy. The...

Carlos Navarro Navarro’s Progressive Kenpo Karate System

Grandmaster Carlos Navarro has made the Martial Arts experiences a way of life. An entrepreneur, Grandmaster Navarro is a graduate from the University of...

Tony Gonzales

Professor Antone Gonzales, known as Tony Gonzales was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 2, 1921, growing up in Palolo and Kaimuki areas. Like...

Nangtum Parinya: Lady Boy Muay Thai Champion of Thailand

Spectators Flock to Stadiums to Watch This Female Muay Thai Fighter, Nangtum Parinya, Who Once Was A Man. Among the many superstars in the sport...

Remy Presas Modern Arnis

A true lover of sports, Mr. Remy Presas is the man behind Modern Arnis today. From the cold tomb of oblivion, Mr. Remy Presas...

Yvonne Trevino Pro Boxer

Peoria, Arizona southpaw Yvonne Trevino was a well-regarded pro kickboxer (fighting under the nickname "The Terminator") before embarking on a career as a pro...

Frank Dux: The Legendary Kumite Champion of Bloodsport

By James Hom ~ Frank Dux strides through the group of students, correcting their pivots and sidesteps in the movement drill he's teaching. Most...

Mia St. John

5'6" California featherweight/junior lightweight Mia St. John has parlayed her "camera-ready" looks and an undefeated record in four-round contests into an unusual and controversial...

Brian Duffy American Kenpo

Brian Duffy was inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame and elevated to The American Kenpo Senior Council Executive Committee both in 1997....