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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...

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....

BJ Penn MMA & BJJ

B.J. Penn (Jay Dee Penn or Baby Jay) was born on December 13, 1978 in Kailua, Hawaii. He is an American professional mixed martial...

Carlos Newton Mixed Martial Artist

Carlos Newton was born in Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, in the West Indies, August 17, 1976 and moved to Canada at an early age,...

Elena Tverdokhleb Interview

Elena Tverdokhleb was born in 1973 in Kiev, Ukraine. She is a Kickboxer, boxer, wrestler and extreme fighter and she is a world and...

Bob Ingersoll Combat Hapkido

Master Bob Ingersoll has trained in martial arts for over 20 years. He is currently a 6th Dan Black Belt in Combat Hapkido. Master...

Andy Tourin JuJitsu

Master Andy Tourin has practiced Martial Arts for over 30 years. He has instructor’s certificates in Danzan Ryu JuJitsu (6th Degree, Rokudan), and Kodokan...

Alex Limbaugh Hawaiian Jiu-Jitsu System

Alex Limbaugh, Professor Director of The Hawaiian Jiu-Jitsu System Hachidan, Eighth Degree Hachidan - Kodenkan Hombu Hachidan - Associate Professor American Judo and Jujitsu Federation Chief Instructor - The United...

Charles Mattera Kenpo

Professor Charles Mattera was born to Italian immigrants from Everett, Massachusetts. His journey in the martial arts began at the age of ten when...

Nei-Chu So

Words of Mas Oyama about Nei-Chu So from Oyama's book What is Karate?. When I was driven almost to self-ruin, Mr. Nei-Chu So, an elder of...

My Friendship With Mas Oyama

Mr. Mas Oyama amazed me with his feats of physical power, control, and speed, superhuman strength. This type of superhuman strength was not entirely...

Peter Ralston Cheng Hsin

Peter Ralston was raised in Asia and began studying martial arts at the age of 9. By the age of 19 he was a...

Peggy Tartaro Women & Guns Magazine

Peggy Tartaro is Executive Editor of Women & Guns magazine and Managing Editor of The Gun Mag.com.  In 1979 she began working at Gun Week,...

Pham Xuan Tong Qwan Ki Do

Master Pham Xuan Tong is a living legend in the history of Vietnamese martial arts; in a unique way he knew how to unite...

Ralph Castro and the Changing Faces of Shaolin Kenpo

Ralph Castro approaches, his black hair generously flecked with well-earned gray. Flashing an infectious smile, he possesses a calm, friendly, sincere manner tinged with...

Eric Lee Set The Standard For Kata Competition

Nicknamed “The King of Kata” Eric Lee reigned supreme from 1970 to 1974 as the most electrifying stylist ever to flow through a form. Winning...

Sin Kwang Thé

Grandmaster Sin Kwang Thé the son of Chinese parents, Sin Thé was born in Bandung, Indonesia. He began his martial arts training under a...