Legends of the Masters

What is the value of life if respect disappears? what is value of karate-do if it cannot help someone who practice it to develop real skills? what is...
Soul of a Monk, Mind of a Scholar, Spirit of a Warrior The founder and Master Instructor of the Tao Institute, Frank J. Paolillo, is a certified...
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Sensei Thomas Evans has trained under Hanshi Larry, Shihan Angelo, and the other masters of the system for over 20 years. Sensei Tom started training...
Professor Georges Sylvain, 10th Dan, is the founding father of Can Ryu. Can Ryu was developed from Professor Sylvain's combative experiences, his...
Grandmaster Li, Mao-Ching (李茂清) was born in Qingdao city (青島市), China, on July 5, 1927. He first began training martial arts in 1934 when he was...
Born in McAllen, Texas on 3/6/45, eldest of six children. Graduated from high school in 1963, and went into the Navy. Served on the USS Forestall...
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Desmond Diaz, Renshi 5th Dan Renshi Diaz Started Martial Arts training at age 12 in Shorin Ryu Karate Under Sensei James Thomas in Brooklyn NY 1992...
A professional martial artist of stalwart build and great talent, demonstrated a tornado jump kick and his legs swept over everyone's head. Shen is...
Jean Jacques Machado was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome, which left him without fingers on his...
Ausberto Ariza, known as Hanshi, is the founder and Chairman to the board Of Directors to the AJWBA FOUNDATION – A governing body and global entity...
The Rowe is not human. The Rowe is some Eldritch creature from a time before time. It is a force of nature with only one purpose: to cull the weak so...
Inicios en Bolivia. El Arte Marcial del Kenpo llega a Bolivia entre los años 1960 - 1964, introducido por el Sensei Carlos Gestri quien aprende a su...
Ignacio R. Moreira “Nacho” as every one knows him was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. First born son of Ignacio Moreira Pacheco and Priscilla Gomez...
Grand Master Kim's Kwan is from an Ancient line called Bohn Hwa Kwan which means the light that leads one out of the darkness. His primary instructor...
I trained with Sigung Farmer for a short while, and he had a custom of embracing one another at the end of each class. He would always say something...
Sensei Adino (Dino) Liboon was born in Negros Oriental, the Philippines in 1945. He was the youngest of 9 children. His martial arts journey started...
1. I vow to train with all I am. 2. I vow to honor all in mind and action. 3. I vow to abstain from impurities that may hinder my skill. 4. I vow to...
AD 1917, Ma Liang founded Shandong Martial Taichung, Martial arts masters Bingzhang learning Liangshan martial arts, boxing and wrestling and...
Leonardo Terrone was a fencing genius. Through a great deal of disciplined training, he was able to fence both right and left handed. To be...