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The History Generals of the Sport Karate Museum Archives

The men and ladies who pioneer sport martial arts as we know it today.

The History Generals

The elite History Generals Men and Women who are Sport Karate in America


Jim Harrison, Montana

Pioneer, Black Belt Hall of Fame, Karate Legend


Sid Campbell**, California

Historian, Pioneer, Hanshi, Movie Star, Weapons Expert, Oss

Michael DePasquale, Jr., New Jersey

Pioneer, Stunts, Movies, Editor, The Best stunt school in the business!

Andrew Linick, New York

Pioneer, Master Instructor and Legend in Sport Karate, Martial Art Historian

George Alexander, Tennessee

Martial Art Historian, Legendary Fighter ,pioneer

Ishmael Robles, Texas

Historian, Full contact Legend, World Champion

Linda Denley, Texas

One of the greatest lady fighter of all time, Pioneer

Allen Steen, Texas

Pioneer, The Father of Texas Karate

Jimmy Jones, Illinois

Pioneer of Sport Karate and Leader of Chicago karate

J Pat. Burleson, Texas

1 st US Champion and Pioneer of Sport Karate

Eric Lee, California
Kung Fu Legend, World Champion, Movie Star
   
Dr. Maung Gyi, Ohio
Founder of Bando and First PKA Head Judge
Joe Corley, Georgia
Pioneer, Super Producer of PKA, Battle of Atlanta
Stephen Oliver, Colorado
Legendary Marketing Specialist, Historian

Keith Vitali, Georgia
Legendary Point Fighter, Rated #1 Many, Many Times
Keith D.Yates, Texas
10th Dan, Writer
Jhoon Rhee, Washington , DC
Father of American Tae Kwon Do, Pioneer
Al Gene Carualia, Ohio

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History Generals on horseback

Pioneer, 1st World Champion, Legendary Hawaiian Fighter
Mike Stone, Hawaii
Pioneer, Legendary Fighter, Hawaiian Legend
Clarence McGee**, California
Pioneer, Super Kicks, Super Fun, Writer
Ted Tabura**, Nevada
Legendary Weapons Expert, Lua Hawaiian Legend
Jeff W.Smith, Virginia
Pioneer, Legendary Fighter, World Champion
Mike McNcmara, Illinois
Pioneer, Blood and Guts Karate,World Champion

 
Mickey Fisher **, Oklahoma
Pioneer, Co-Inventor of the A.O.K. and Shin to Shi, R.I.P
James Toney**, Texas
Best Referee, Legendary Texas Fighter
Duane R.Ethington, Texas

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Joe Lewis, Chuck Norris, Paul Dorso, Mike Stone

Writer over 500 Articles on the Martial Arts, Co-Inventor of Blue Line Self Defense, Consultant
Museum Library is name after this great martial artist.
Ron Lindsey, Texas
Historian ,has studied Hatsukura White Crane system
Leo T. Fong, California
Pioneer, Legendary Kung- Fu Fighter, Grandmaster Sifu
Danny McCall, North Carolina
Pioneer and Legendary Fighter, Fire Walker
Jerry Piddington, Oregon
Pioneer and Legendary Fighter, a great man,oss
Danny Lane,Tennessee
Pioneer, Master Karate Instructor,UFAF
Steve Parks, Texas
Pioneer, Legendary Texas Historian, Bass Fisherman
George Minshew, Texas
Inventor of the Franchise Karate studio,also created Karate Olmypiks ,premier Karate event in Houston,Tx
John Natividad, Nevada
Legendary Fighter from Hawaii,Top Ten rated
Dana Abbott, Arizona
Samurai Sports Scottsdale, Arizona – Yokohama ,Japon
Bernie “Pops” Krasnoo, California
Pioneer, Historian, Legendary Coach Sherman Oak Raiders

These are the men and ladies who set the standard in Sport Karate and have given their knowledge and support for The Sport Karate Living History Museum.
These are the History Generals the pioneers of our sport.The Alumni of the Masters Hall of Fame are a great group of pioneers .
I am honored to wear the Ring and be part of this special vision they have to share their knowledge to the world!  .”There are no limitsThree requirements1. Administration  knows thirty years of your Sport Karate History*2.Must have Ten Votes from past and present History Generals on list*3.This a Alumni, not a Hall of Fame , it is elite to be asked to be a History General of the Sport Karate Museum Archives*
Professor Gary Lee
9th Dan
Okinawan KarateHawaiian Kenpo Karate
History Generals LogoRobert Trias**, Arizona Victor Moore, North Carolina
Arnold Urquidez Hawaii

Benny “The Jet” Urquidez,California


Alfred Urquidez, California

Rueben Urquidez**, California

Lilley Urquidez-Rodriquez** California

Roger Greene, Oklahoma
Fred’Whirlwind” Wren, Missouri


Mike Genova , South  Carolina

Mako,**,  Hollywood, California
Glenn Rabago,**  Oklahoma

Faye Halliburton, Georgia
Mikie Rowe Moore, Ohio
Glenn Keeney,  Indiana


John Sharkey Jr., Chicago,Illinois
Troy Dorsey, Texas

Johnny Gyro, California
Bobby Tucker,  South Carolina

Tom Benich** Ohio
Ernie Lieb,**, Illinois

Jim Butin, Oklahoma

Stuart Quan **,  California

Richard M.Morris, Texas

Rocky DiRico,  Massachusetts

Donald Miskel, Illinois
Jimmy”Gato”Tabares, Texas

Guy James, Texas

Linda Pugliese, California

David Brock , California

Dietrich Spencer, Texas

Darryl Santell , Texas

 

 

A History General in battle but not defeat

Mike Sullenger, Texas

A.J Perry, Ohio

Larry Black, Georgia

Chris Benoit, Louisiana

Dona Pettway, Texas

Bob Hayes , Ohio

Ciro Grandini, Ohio
Phil Maldonato, Pennsylvania

Rodney Kauffman, Ohio

Truman Irving, Ohio

Richard J. McClain , Ohio

John Walton, Ohio

Ray Skilleren , Ohio

Jerry Roberts, Ohio

Dewey Earwood , South Carolina

Patrick McCarthy, Australia

Seng Au, Hawaii

Charles Bonet, Arizona

Brian Duffy, Austin, Texas

Michael Goldman, South Carolina

Dean Pyles, Florida

James Sisco , Florida

Arnold “Zip”White, Texas

Rebecca Novak , Texas

Phil Wilemon, Texas

Robert Parham, California

Michael Burton, Rhoad Island

The Tiger ,The Samurai,The History General

Mike Hixson** , Ohio

Richard PLowden, Michigan
Jerry ‘Fast Feet” Fontanez, ,  New York

Cynthia Rothrock, California
Carlos Norris, Texas

Aaron Norris, California

Bob Burbridge**, California

 

A History General of earlier times

Kenn Firestone, Kauai, Hawaii
Cris Cassamasa, California

Richard Jackson, ** Georgia
Charlie June,  North Carolina
Bruce Brutschy, South Carolina

Rick Lenchus, New York

Tom Muzila, California

Wade Kirkpatrick, Texas

Rudy Smedley, Texas

Tokey Hill, New York City

Jerry Trimble Jr., California

Ric Pascetta**, New York City

Larry Bullard, Georgia


A History General cleaning his Naganata, notice the Blood on weapon


Woodrow Fairbanks, Ohio
Pat Johnson, California
John Corcoran,  Nevada [Editors Award}
Blinky Rodriquez, California

 

Dean “Flem” Evans, Hawaii
Peter Urban, ** New Jersey
Lou Casamassa, California

Here are some of the best karate players of the 6o’s

Ralph Algeria,  John Natividad, Darnell Garcia, Bob Burbridge,

Steve Fisher, Benny Urquidez, Mike Stone, Howard Jackson, Steve Sanders,  Cecil Peoples

Lynn Scott Gregory, Georgia
Dale Kirby,  Tennessee
Steve Fisher** “The California Kid” California
Stuart Quan,**, California


Ken Eubanks,**, Tennessee
Mas Oyama,** Japan
David Caster, Texas
Ricky Smith, North Carolina

Randy Smith, North Carolina

Scott Caster, Texas

Johnny “Smiley” Lee, Detroit Michigan

History General making decisions


Mike Foster, Florida

Rob Hogan, Michigan

“Monster Man “Everett Eddy, Michigan

Shorty Mills, Illinois
Ed Daniel, Texas

A gathering of the History Generals

Bob Yarnall, Missouri
Robert Halliburton** Texas
Cecil Peoples, California
Howard Jackson,** Michigan


Tom Shakey Levak, Oregon
Ken Knudson,** Illinois
Sonny Chiba, Japan
Eric Lee, California
Christine -Bannon Rodriguez, Rhode Island

Ernie Reyes Sr., California

Ernie Reyes Jr, California

History Generals fighting over who will deliver the news of seppeki

Don “The Dragon “Wilson, California
Jeff Gripper, Georgia
Arlene Limas, Illinois
Joe Corley, Georgia
Frank Ruiz** New York City


Raymond McCallum, Texas
Ron Shaw, Ohio
Mike George, California
James Cook, Tennessee

 

Dan Tosh, California
Howard Jackson **, California
Joey Shifflet, South Carolina
Don DeVries, Ohio


Karl Marx Sr**.,Louisiana
Demetrius”The Golden Greek” Havanas**, Texas
Tim Kirby , Texas
Ted Tabura**,.Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Michael James, { Editors Award}, California

Battle at Norugawa,Thousands perish, few lived to tell the battle

Lawrence Arthur, New Jersey
Mark Dacascos, Hawaii
Tony Lopez, Texas
Judge Roy D. Kurban, Texas
Bill Wallace, Florida

Mickey Fisher**, Texas
Joe Jennings, New York
Sonny Onoo, parts unknown
Larry Carnahan, Texas


Aaron Banks**, New York
John Worley, Texas
Pat Worley, Texas
Marty Knight, South Carolina

Sam Chapman , South Carolina
Jennifer Branch, Texas

David Praim Sr.,Michagan


John Chung, Washington ,D.C
D P Hill**Texas

Roger Carpenter, Kansas

George Chung, California
Frank Smith, California

Andrew Tamper**, Ohio
Fumio Demura, California
Al Hippert, California

Tino Tuiolosega**, California
Don Willis, Florida
Karyn Turner, Colorado
Mitchell Bobrow, California
Al Francis, Texas


Butch Togisala, California
William “Balls “Clark, Florida
Oso Tayari Casel, Washington,D C
Pierre Bergere**, Tennessee


Dan Anderson, Oregon
Ron Marchini, California

Mike “Dog” Cass, Illinois
Parker Shelton**, Indiana
Louis Delgado,**New York

David Moon, Mexico
Dave Ruppart**, Ohio

Bob Leiker , Kansas

Ronnie Colwell**, United Kingdom

Jerry Durant**, Texas
Billy Blanks, California
Keith Weston, Canada
Glenn Kwan**, Canada
Larry Caster**,Texas
Wally Sloki, Canada
Ed Parker**, Hawaii



Gerald Giles **, Louisiana

Bill Ryusaki, California
Erik Schumann, Guatemala
Stuart Schumann,California

George Baker, California

Darrell Lassiter, Illinois
Howard Herman , North Carolina

Richard Norton, Hollywood , Ca
Cezar Borkowski, Canada
Bob Maxwell, Maryland
Drew Arthur, Law Enforcement , Tyler Texas

Harvey Hastings**, Pioneer , Maryland

Royce Young, Texas

Barry Moyer**, Illinois

Scott Hogarth, Canada

Steve Selby, Texas

 

Robin Taberna, Golden State Karate Association

Wilfredo Roldan, New York, New York

Stacy Mejia, Louisiana

Pablo Mejia, Louisiana

Ronald Duncan**, New York, New York

Dr. John Duncan, University of Oklahoma

Hale Hilsabeck, Colorado

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Frank Trejo, California

Andy Horne, Florida

Jim Mather, California

Terry Maccarrone, New York

Buddy Hudson, Texas

Duke Tirschel, Georgia

Bernie Willems, Germany

Jerry Fisher, California

Fred Simon, Texas

Phillip Bradley, United Kingdom

George Bishop, United Kingdom

Steve Cooper , California

Joshua St. Ives, Nevada

Jim Willoughby, California

Carmichael Simon , Washington D C

Bob Nuttall, Texas

Bob Mangan, North Carolina

Art Commacho, California

Chuck Norris

James Lew, California

Harry Mok, California

 

Ace Ashcraft ,Las Vegas, Nevada

Rick Arnold, Texas

Jerry Prince, South Carolina

Robert Young ,Editor , Black Belt Magazine , California

Floyd Burk, Black Belt Magazine , California

David Wheaton, California, [Adoptive Hawaiian}

Bob White , Competitor,  Kenpo Legend California, 

Dennis Conatser Sr., Kenpo Legend , Competitor, Arizona

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Holger W. Horn, Philippines, International Tae Kwon Do, Karate , Special Forces

Art Waltman,  Pioneer in teaching and bringing Texas Karate to the Carolina’s

Pat”Hawk ” Hardy, Pioneer , MMA Specialist , Master Instructor , Texas/ Louisiana

Kim Kahana Sr, Hollywood Stunt Legend , Florida

Jimmy Willis, Kajukenbo Legend and Compeitor  California

John Simeone, Pioneer , Outdoor writer , Louisiana

John Morris, World Champion , Texas

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George Clarke, Fire fighter, Pioneer, Full contact legend, Kansas

Jim” Heartless Hartley, Pioneer ,Full Contact Legend, Kansas

Mark Payne**, Pioneer, Full Contact and Point Legend, Kansas

Steve Mackey, Pioneer, Full Contact and Point Legend, Kansas

Bob “Thunder” Thurman, World Champion , Motivational Speaker, Kansas

Karen Schlachter, Martial Art Champion, Writer ,Pioneer, New Jersey

Judy Catlow, Only Female in a Traditional Black Belt Class, Pioneer, Illinois

Ivan Lewis , Pioneer, Goju Karate legend ,Master teacher, Texas

Mike Pachico,  Professional Boxer, Krane National Champion , Florida

Dennis “Sugar Bear” Gotcher,  Texas Pioneer and legend, Mansfield,Texas

James Patrick Lacy**, Pioneer  and Grand Master in Kung Fu,, California

Steve ” Sugar Bear” Gibson”, Pioneer and Master Instructor, Hoover, Alabama

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Mike Maxwell , Pioneer Texas Fighter, Creator of S.O.CK, a karate league, Port Neches, Texas

Billy Brammer**, Texas Legend and Pioneer, trainer of champions, Forth Worth Texas

Billy Smith, Texas Legendary Fighter and teacher, Fort Worth, Texas

Jim Paskey, Retired Fire Captain , martial arts teacher, Fort Worth , Texas

Greg Tearney,  Pioneer and History legend martial arts teacher, Syracuse , New York

Gary Dill , Original student of Jeet Kune Do School, Oklahoma


Nancy Cerio** , Pioneer ,legend in the Kenpo Ladies community, Rhode Island

Robert Hartfield, Pioneer of Wushu competition in Texas , Dallas ,Texas

Bob Mitchell”Animal” , Pioneer Black Belt Point Fighter , California

Colonel Craig M. Light foot , Retired armed service hero , Georgia

Kathy Long , World Champion Kick boxer and role model , California 

 

N Neil Hardin, Kenpo Pioneer and professional Maximizer, California

John Casterline , Karate Pioneer , New York , USA

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Darlene Mcpherson-Pagels, Pioneer and educator of Hard and Soft presentation, Texas

Jerry Fontanez, Karate Pioneer and fighting Legend in the sport,motivational speaker, New Jersey

Richard Jenkins, Texas Karate Pioneer and adviser of AKBBA ,Fighter, Houston,Texas

Dave Henson, pioneer performer for Six Flags and Texas Champion ,Texas

Louis Vasquez, Texas legendary fighter and most winiest junior of all time ,over 500 trophies,Texas

Jeremy Elliott, NBL World Champion in Self Defense, Professional Wrestler, Canada

Jeff Doss , Leader in Sport Karate and four time Super Grands Grand Champion , Virginia

Fernando Limon , Competitor, Master Instructor,Tournament Producer, Texas

 

Dr. Jimmy Steger, Pioneer, Open World Karate Champion and Hall of Fame inductee, Alabama

Mike Butler , Pioneer , Hall of Fame ,1st season performer Six Flag shows , Astroworld, Texas

Rick Roufus Jr. Point Karate World Champion, K1 World Champion Boxing World Champion,Texas

Brent Fabacher , Full Contact Pioneer , National Champion and Louisiana Karate Legend , Louisiana

Keith D. Yates, Pioneer and Historian , 10th Dan , Professor, Texas

WATHUMB_Kiss of the Dragon LordJohnny “Elvis” Foster,  Legendary entertainer ,pioneer ,fighter California

Sonny West**,  Legendary fighter ,body guard  of Elvis Presley, Tennessee

Kevin Thompson, Pioneer and Legend in Sport Karate, John Paul Mitchell Team, New Jersey

Johnny Watkins , Pioneer , National Black Belt League Champion , Coach , North Carolina

James  McMurray, Pioneer , Master Instructor for military , Champion Competitor, Texas

Maurice Elmalem, Pioneer, Master Breaker , Editor of Budo Magazine , Author, Producer , New York

Angelito Bobby Barongan, Master Sword Man, Pioneer and Balli Knife Master, Iowa

Kathleen  Gapusan, early woman Pioneer in Sport Karate and top fighter, California

Bill Staley, Pioneer in American martial Arts ,Security Specialist , Fort Worth, Texas

Bill Viola Sr. , Pioneer in the development of the MMA in America , Karate Pioneer,Pennsylvania

Bill Viola Jr. Sport Karate historian , one of the new super promoters in America, Pennsylvania

Jim Miller , Pioneer and dangerous Black Belt Point fighter, Pioneer Producer, Louisiana

Jason “JDog Holmes ,Pioneer and Premier Black Belt Point Fighter ,Producer, Texas

Cindy Key, Pioneer Black Belt point fighter and lady ambassador for sport karate, Texas

Marty Cacavas ,Pioneer and Black Belt Grand Champion fighter many times , New York

Charlotte Henry, Pioneer southern fighter and Historian , Georgia

Randy “Doogie” Dugas, NBL Pioneer Creative Forms Champion and fighter ,performer “Kids EXPO”, Louisiana

Randy Dugas Sr. NBL Pioneer Commissioner lead Arbitrator.Louisiana

Marty Manuel ** ,Pioneer, Master Karate Instructor ,Goju ,New Jersey

Elvis Presley**,Epic Entertainer, 8th Dan Black Belt under Ed Parker R.I.P, Tennessee

Harold Long**, Pioneer and One of the original Teachers of Issinhryu Karate in America, Tennessee

Libby Cantrell, Pioneer, Isshinryu Karate Lineage though Harold Long , Tennessee

Freddie Cantrell, Pioneer, Isshinryu Karate Lineage though Harold Long, Tennessee

Malek Samadian, Pioneer, Japanese Martial Arts, Jui Jitsu and Muay Thai, Texas

Charles Daigle, Pioneer ,Sport Karate Fighter , Sheriff Narcotics division , Texas

Curtis Brannon, Pioneer,retired Homicide Detective,Black Belt ,Body Guard, Texas

William Shelton , Pioneer , High Dan Board of AKBBA, Martial Arts Champion , Texas

Thomas Harless Extreme Budo Federation , Master Instructor, Maryland

Colonel Phil Torres, American Hero , Pioneer and World Champion Sharp shooter, Texas

Sammy Frankel, Pioneer, Kyokushin Karate , Knock out Artist , Texas

Jim “Fighting Irishman” Anderson,Entrepreneur , Professional Maxi miser, California 

Doug Emerson, Pioneer , Rated Black Belt , Knife Expert , Texas Fighter, Texas

Charlotte Hoffman -Emerson, Pioneer Texas Lady fighter,adoptive Hawaiian, Texas

Kerry Najolia,Retired Major-Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office,Director of Training , La

Peter Morales,Grand Master , Pioneer and legendary figure in Kenpo, California

Jim L.  Buhisan,Pioneer Sport Karate competitor and legendary Coach , California

Jenny Pless, Pioneer , World Class Competitor, Master Martial Arts Instructor, Texas 

Alan Goldberg, Pioneer,Producer, Editor Action Martial Arts Magazine, New Jersey

Richard J.McClain, Pioneer ,9th Degree Black Belt, World Class producer , Ohio

Ralph Jaschke, Pioneer , 9th Dan Black Belt , Fighter and Producer , Texas

Steven Wayne Powell ,Pioneer, Black Belt Texas Sport Karate Legend, Texas

Rusty McMains , Pioneer ,Master of Okinawan Karate Do , Texas

Alan Kelly , Pioneer Fighter and producer , Historian , Bass Fisherman , Missouri

Lynn Jackson, Pioneer, Master Instructor , Tournament Fighter , Ohio

Chris Colombo, Top Ten Competitor , Professional Stuntman , New Jersey

Dale Kirby Sr. , Rated Number one in Black Belt Weapons 1981, Samurai, Tennessee