Grand Master Lou Ferrer, Sr., is the Founder of the US Kodokan Federation and Ferrer’s Jujitsu USA which teaches Aikijitsu-te, Inabikari-Ryu Jujitsu, Judo, Karate, Arnis.
Lou Ferrer, was born on July 9, 1951 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He graduated from Gardena High School in Gardena, California. He then attended Long Beach College also in California. He served in the United States Navy beginning in 1974 and was Honorable Discharge in 1976.
Lou Ferrer trained under many high ranking Black Belts in many different styles of martial arts. He trained under Professor Angelo L. Albergo, Soke in the Al-go InabikariRyu, Jujitsu, Judo, Karate, Arnis, the Art of Self-Defense, USA. He received his White, Yellow, Blue, Green, Purple and Brown Certificates. He was tested for his Shodan, Nidan, Sandan, Yodan, Godan, Shichidan, Hachidan and Kudan.
Professor Lou Ferrer, Sr. appeared in numerous newspaper and martial arts magazine articles throughout the years and won numerous trophies and awards. He was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame and completed in kata, kumite, weapons, and self-defense in various tournaments.
Supreme Grand Master Angelo L. Albergo presented Professor Lou Ferrer, Sr. his tenth degree Black Belt on July 11, 2009 at West Brooklyn Community High School in Brooklyn, New York. The ceremony was attended by his Black Belts, students, parents, and friends, along with Black Belts of all ranks from different schools and organizations.
Lou Ferrer is the proud father of five daughters and one son. He has thirteen grandchildren.