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Remembering the Pioneers and American Legends

In Memory

Kenny Knudson. Pioneer

Stuart Qwan, Actor , Pioneer

Michael DePasquale Sr. Pioneer

Ken Eubanks, Sport Karate Legend

D P. Hill Texas Legend

Mako, movie star and teacher of the stars
Vernon Johnson, A legend in sport karate
Lilly Urquidez Rodriquez,One of the legends in Sort Karate
Louis Delgago, A Legend in sport karate
Ki Whang KimTeacher of Many sport karate stars of 60,s and 70’s
Dr.Sang Kee PaikGreat Tae Kwon Do Master
Asa Gordon, Boxing coach of the stars
Andrew Tamper, Ohio, Kempo Master, Judo, Sensei
Johnathon Vance, Hawaii Legend
Don Nagle, New Jersey, Legend Pioneer, Karate
Ridgley Abele,Columbia SC, Pioneer,Karate
These are the Legends who we have lost ,even though they are gone we will never forget their contribution to Sport Karate and the path they paved for all of us .

These warriors open doors for all ,whether you were a traditional martial artist or a MMA person or a Sport Karate Warrior.
We will miss your smile and your attitude in American Sport Karate.
Rest in Peace, brothers and sisters.

Louis Delgago, Pioneer, New York

Ki Whang Kim, Master Teacher

Ridgley Abele, South Carolina

Johnathon Vance , Hawaii

Andrew Tamper , Great Teacher

Dr. Sang Kee Paik,Master Intructor

D.P Hill, Pioneer , Texas

Mako , Sensei , Movie Star, California

Lilly Urquidez-Rodriques, Pioneer , California

Vernon Johnson, Pioneer , North Carolina

Asa Gordon, Boxing Coach, Georgia

Keiko Fukada,Judo legend ,10th Degree Black Belt , California

Don Nagle, New Jersey, Pioneer

Michael DePasquale Sr., Pionner, New Jeresy

Ken Knudson ,Pioneer, Illinois

Ken Eubanks , Tenn

Stuart Quan, Actor , Pioneer , California

Al Weiss, Official Karate Editor

Peter Urban , Goju Master ,First 10th Dan in America

Sid Campbell, Shorin -Ryu Master, Pioneer ,SENSEI, California

Stuart Quan ,Top Rated Player, California

Howard Jackson ,World Champion, California

Robert Halliburton ,Shotokan Master,pioneer, California

Bob Burbridge,Top Rated Player, California

Ken Knudson , Pioneer, Black Belt Hall of Fame, Illinois

Mas Oyama, Founder of Kyokushin Karate, Japan

Robert Trias , Founder of The U S K A, Arizona

Steve Armstong, Master Issinryu, Wasington

Moses Powell, Ju-Jitsu Master, New Jersey

Ed Parker, Founder of American Kempo, California

Johnny Kuhl, Founder of Combat Karate, New York

Chuck Loven , Great Texan Legend, Texas

Tom Benich, Top Ten Fighter, Ohio

Tom Letuli, Producer of LAMA Nationals, Illinois

Freddie Letuli, Top Ten Fighter, Illinois

Jim B. Harkins,  Legendary Fighter, Denver Colorado

Jenice Miller, Legenary Sport Karate Fighter, Louisiana

Curtis Herrington , Producer of Top Ten Nationals, Ohio

Ken Eubanks, Producer of Bluegrass Nationals, Tennesee

Tyler Kirby, Legend “Coonass” fighter, Louisiana

Richard Jackson, Pioneer full-contact karate fighter, Georgia

George Iverson, Hawaii , trainer of Champions

Ernie “Radar” Smith, Top Ten Fighter, Louisiana

Harold Long, Pioneer Okinawan Karate, Tennesee

George Anderson, Legendary leader, U S A F, Ohio

Ronnie Cox, Texas Legend, Texas

Demitrious “The Golden Greek ” Havanas, World Champion ,Pioneer, Texas

Glen Rabago, Legendary Hawaiian Fighter, Oklahoma

Glenn Kwan, Pioneer Canada Fighter, Canada

Walt Bone, Texas Sport Karate Fighter, Florida

Ernie Leib, Founder of American Karate Association, Illinois

Frank Ruiz, Pioneer Goju Karate, New Jersey

Jamal Hussan , Texas Youth Legend, Texas

Drew Christian, Pioneer Sport Karate Fighter, California

David Bergeron, Texas Pioneer, Texas

Larry Caster, Denton , Legendary coach, Texas

Gary Basinger,  , Kyokushin  Legend ,North Carolina

IIssac Henry Sr., Master teacher New York

Bob Potter, Texas Legend, Texas

Rick Vaughn, Texas Legend, Texas

William Oliver, Seido Karate, Kyokushin legend, New York

Gerald Giles, Masters Hall of Fame, Mississippi

Steve Marz, Six Flags performer, professional stunt man, Black Belt, Texas

Richard Dixion, Texas Legendary Fighter, Texas

Ming Lum, Gung Fu Legend and Historian, California

Wally Jay, Founder Small circle Jit jitsu, Hawaii

Ric Passcetta, Japanese Goju Legend, New Jersey

John “Sugar Bear “Parrish, Sport Karate Legend, Ohio

Joe Lewis, World Champion, North Carolina

Parker Shelton, Karate Legend, Illinois

Dr. Lawrence Day, Black Dragon Fighting Society, Fl;orida

Dr. Samuel Lonewolf, Native American Grand Master,Sensei, Texas

Micky Fisher, Pioneer ,Karate Champion, Texas/ Oklahoma

Sifu Victor Cheng, Legend Kung -Fu Instructor, Texas

Rommel Paul , Houston , Texas

David Dobbs,  PKC leader and tournament producer, Texas

Pierre Bergere,  legendary Karate instructor and teacher of champions, California

James Patrick Lacy, Kung Fu Master / Writer , California

Kevin Rosier, Fighter ,New York

Marty Manuel, Pioneer ,Martial Arts Master, Goju, New Jersey

Harvey Hastings, Writer , Pioneer , Florida

Steve Fisher, Sport Karate Champion , California

Jacquet Bazemore, Sport Karate Kickboxing Champion, Pennsylvania

Andy Horne , Sport Karate Legend , Florida

Larry Kelly , Top Ten Fighter , History General , Massachusetts

Nancy Cerio , Master Kenpo Instructor , History General , Rhode Island