Troy Price

Troy PriceShihan Troy Price began his Karatedo and Kobudo training in 1982 at the Columbia School of Karatedo in West Columbia, SC, under the direction of Hanshi Ridgely Abele. In 1985 he began studying Ju-Jutsu along with his Karatedo training. In 1997 he also began studying Baguazhang and Qigong, and in 1999 he began studying Taijiquan and Xingyiquan.

Mr. Price trains with several nationally and internationally known instructors in the traditional martial arts of Karatedo, Ju-Jutsu, Kobudo, Kyusho-Jutsu, Aikido, Judo, Chin-Na, Wing Chun, Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, Taijiquan & Qigong.

In 2004 Troy Price was awarded an international instructor’s license to teach martial arts worldwide. He conducts seminars nationally and in Europe. Mr. Price travels and trained throughout the United States, Europe, mainland China, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. He presently serves as the Director of the Shuri-Te Bujutsu-Kai, Secretary General for the International Shuri-Te Yudansha-Kai and head instructor in charge of the Ju-Jutsu division for the International Shuri-Te Yudansha-Kai.

Troy Price is a former member of the USA Karate Federation National Team Pool. He was a member of the first national kata team and second national kumite team to train at the USA Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has competed and medaled in many regional, national and international championships, including placing second at the 1985 United States Karate Association (USKA) World Championships.

In September of 1998 Mr. Price traveled to Mainland China where he spent 25 days visiting 14 cities and took a 4 day cruise down the Yangzi River. While in China he received instruction in Tai Chi Chuan and had the opportunity to practice Baguazhang and Qigong. During his trip down the Yangzi River he gave a demonstration of his Karatedo and Ju-Jutsu skills to a group of Chinese and foreign tourist.

Listed below in no particular order are some of the martial arts instructors that Troy Price has trained with either via seminars, privately or on a regular basis:

Ridgely Abele, Shuri-Ryu Kartedo, Kobudo & Ju-Jutsu
Robert Trias, Shuri-Ryu Kartedo & Kobudo
John Pachivas, Shuri-Ryu Kartedo
Robert Bowles, Shuri-Ryu Kartedo & Kobudo Vitus Bilking, Shuri-Ryu Kartedo & Kobudo
Dr. Steven Roensch, Shintoyoshin-Kai Jiu-Jitsu & Shuri-Ryu Karatedo
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, Taijiquan, Chin-Na, White Crane & Qigong
Jim Logue, RyuTe Renmai Karate Taika Seiyu Oyata, RyuTe Renmai Karate
Carl Wilcox, Kwan Mu Kan Karate, Ju-Justu & Judo
George E. Anderson, Kwan Mu Kan Karate & Ju-Jutsu
Park, Bok Nam, Baguazhang
Paul Cote, Baguazhang & Xingyiquan
Rick Hernandez, Kuntao, Baguazhang and Xingyiquan
Dan Smith, Shorin-Ryu Karate
Doug Perry, Shorin-Ryu Karate
Kimo Wall, Goju-Ryu Karate & Kobudo
Ramon Lono Ancho, Danzan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu & Judo
Tom Ryan, Danzan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu & Judo
Tom Hudson, Danzan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu
Fumio Toyoda, Aikido
Yoshimitsu Yamada, Aikido
Roger Jarrett, Karatedo, Aikido & Judo
Kiyoshi Yamazaki, JKA Karatedo & Kobudo
Hidetaka Nishiyama, Shotokan Karatedo
Benny Meng, Ving Tsun/Shoalin Wing Chun Dan Inosanto, Kali & JKD
Francis Fong, Wing Chun
Mark Mills, Wing Chun, Grappling & JKD
Devorah Dometrich, Okinawan Kobudo
Thomas Muncy, Kyusho-Jutsu, Torite-Jutsu & Kempo Karate
Rick Moneymaker, Kyusho-Jutsu, Torite-Jutsu & Kempo Karate (And others)

• Kokusai Shurite Yudansha-Kai
• International Shuri-Ryu Association
• United States Ju-Jitsu Federation
• United States Martial Arts Federation

Directorial Positions:
• Director Shuri-Te Bujutsu-Kai
• Secretary General for the Kokusai Shuri-Te Yudansha-Kai

2009 Instructor of the Year, International Shuri-Te Yudansha-Kai
2007 Seminar Leadership Award, Universal Martial Arts Association HOF
2007 Most Distinguished Board Member, Universal Martial Arts Assoc.
2004 Jiu-Jitsu Instructor of the Year, American Budokai Society
2004 Pinnacle Award Warrior-Teacher-Healer, American Budokai Society
2003 Most Inspiring Instructor, Kuniba-Kai International Winter Spirit Cam
2003 Martial Artist of the Year, USA International Black Belt Hall of Fame
2003 Superior Leadership Award, International Shuri-Te Yudansha-Kai
2002 Instructor of the Year Award, International Shuri-Te Yudansha-Kai
2001 Most Inspiring Instructor, Kuniba-Kai International Winter Spirit Camp
1997 State Director of the Year, American Jiu-Jitsu and Karate Association

Contact Information
Troy Price
225 Helton Lane, Fort Mill, SC 29708
Phone: 919-360-7224

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