Legends of the Masters

Lee Myoung Bak and President Barack Obama showing off their taekwondo skills. Looks like Obama could kick the Korean president’s but fairly handily....
Originally from New York City, Antonio speaks Chinese, Khmer, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Thai. He holds diplomas from universities in the...
Wang Zi-Ping (1881–1973) was a Chinese-Muslim [1] practitioner of Chinese Martial Arts and traditional medicine from Changzhou, Cangxian county,...
Founder of Shito Ryu. 17th generation to Keimochi dynasty (Aristocratic title of ranked families in Okinawa). In 1902, at the age of 13 Mabuni Sensei...
Born and raised on Richard Lane in the rough and tough town known as Kalihi, he had to fight almost every day, because he was going to the private...
David, B.Sc., born in Canada, is a graduate of the University of Toronto with majors in biochemistry & genetics, and computer science. He began...
Parker was born in Hawaii on March 19, 1931, and raised a devout Mormon. When Ed was about eight years of age his father got him started in Judo. The...
Legend states that a Shaolin priest known as "The Begging Monk" uses various hand and foot techniques to fend off attackers at the monastery (killing...
Sukuhei Yoshida was supposedly James Mitose's maternal grandfather. He taught James the family's style of martial arts along with Choki Motobu (...
KENWA MABUNI (1889-1952) was born in Shuri, the 17th generation descendant of one of the bravest warriors of Okinawan nobility. As a child, Kenwa...
Zoran Sevic began his martial arts training in Parker’s Kenpo under Lee Wedlake in early 1981 when he was 16. He trained at this school for a little...
Guru Grundie George Brewster began his studies of the martial arts in the early 1950’s in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the YMCA and the Boston...
Sifu Choe On traveled from his native Ah Wu district in south China to Malaysia.
Daniel Levinson is a certified Fight Director and Fight Instructor with Fight Directors Canada, and the Past President of Fight Directors Canada....
Djeams Muse also known as Jim a young immigrant born in the island of Haiti in 1972. He moved to the US in 1983 during the Duvalier revolution....
Shaolin first became famous because the Tang Dynasty (618–907) saw fit to favor the monastery with its patronage as thanks for the role its monks...
Autobiography of Steve Zalazowski, 2011 Seems like as far back as I can remember I was fascinated with martial arts. Being an ADHD kid looking for an...
Mr. John Francis - Sah Bum Nim Mr. John Francis is a certified 3rd degree black belt instructor in the World Tang Soo Do Association. His martial...
Barry Brown began his training in the Japanese Shotokan style in December of 1966 under Master Teruyuki Okazaki in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where...
Fu Wing-Fay (1913-1993) started to study martial arts at the age of 4. Through his fathers connection, Fu Wing-Fay was able to learn from a number of...