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Articles about American Styles of martial arts on USAdojo.com.

American Bushidokan

In the late 1960's Jim Harrison founded the first Bushidokan school in Kansas City, Kansas. Harrison had studied judo and was top in his league....

Modern Bok Fu Pi

Modern Bok Fu was developed by Grand Master Richard Lee beginning in 1967. After opening a Chinese Kenpo school in California, Lee soon traveled...

Chuck Norris’s Martial Arts Style Chun Kuk Do

Chun Kuk Do (pronounced chun gook do) means The Universal Way. It was originally developed by Chuck Norris during his unprecedented fighting career as...

Bruce Lees Jeet Kune Do – The Art of Fighting Without...

The bully poses the question, “What style are you? “And Bruce responds, “The art of fighting without fighting.” The bully repeats the response like...

Cane Masters: The Cane in Martial Arts

The cane has been used as a “martial” tool since ancient times.  Korean monks sometimes carried the cane during their travels to serve them...

Kajukenbo: Karate, Judo and Jujitsu, Kempo, and Boxing

The Martial art of Kajukenbo is a blend of Karate, Judo and Jujitsu, Kempo, and Boxing. From theses arts it gets its name ka...

Keichu-Do

Keichu-Do is a unique, multifaceted, diverse, and effective martial art system. Cajun born, the original "Soke" (or founder) Karl W. Marx based the martial...

American Kenpo

A style of Karate developed in the West. It deviates from traditional Karate in several important respects. First, the terms used are in language...

Koo Self Defense

Koo Self Defense was developed in Cartersville, Georgia, USA by Master Roger Koo in 1992 following 20+ years of traditional Martial Arts training (32...

RMCAT Rocky Mountain Combat Applications Training

What RMCAT is instructing is effective and applied self defense for today's world. You can do far more to protect yourself than you may...

SeiEiDo

Seieido (Sei Ei Do The Elite Path of Mastery), was developed by Master Dave Johnson and is the perfect blend of numerous martial art...

Gordon Richiusa: Five Bird System

When is a style really a style? What makes a fighter a martial artist? And what do we call a style that is founded...

Stephen Spivey’s American Combat System

American Combat System (A.C.S.). A.C.S. was created in 1993 by Stephen Spivey. The system is a blend of Stephen's influences and experiences. This style...

Hank Hayes and No Lie Blades

No Lie Blades is an organization dedicated to helping the military, law enforcement, security and combative martial artist gain superior offensive and defensive tactical...

San Jitsu

San Jitsu is a jiu-jitsu system which also incorporates elements of karate, judo, jing jow pai kung-fu, wrestling, boxing and street fighting. It refers to...

Lua

"Lua is a type of hand-to-hand fighting that emphasizes moves that break and dislocate bones (in Hawaiian "hakihaki"). It also uses hand catches and traps...