Founder of Iron Dragon Academy


United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Since 2017

  • 50 Years' Experience in the Martial Arts

  • 2 Time World Karate Champion, International Sport Karate Federation (ISKF)

  • 5 Time U.S. National Karate Champion, AFKA, SKA, ISKF & JKA

  • Gold Medal, 1984 U.S. Armed Forces Judo Championships

  • 4 Time California State Judo Champion & Multiple Time NANKA Judo Southern California Champion

  • A.A.U. State & Regional Judo Champion

  (California, Nevada, TX, Missouri & Illinois)

  • 1971, A.A.U. Junior Olympic Competitor

Has competed in, placed, and medaled in some of the most prestigious karate tournaments in sport budo; the Budweiser ‘Fight Fest’, Miller Light Karate Championships (featured on the ABC Television Network’s Wide World of Sports), the United States Sport Karate Association (USKA), the Sport Karate Association (SKA), KRANE, and the American Full-contact Karate Association (AFKA).



  • 5th Degree Black Belt in Kodokan Judo - under renowned judo legend; Kaichi Tei-8th dan and USJF masters - Benso Tsuji-7th dan, Shigeru Yamamoto-7th dan and Harlan Emerson-4th dan.

  • 4th Degree Black Belt (master teacher) of Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do as certified by the World Taekwondo Association (WTA) and the hand of Grand-master Duk Sung Son-9th (President of the WTA).

  • 40 Years of exhaustive cross-training In Jeet Kune Do & Filipino Martial Arts. Has trained under the great; Jesse Glover, Richard Bustillo, Dan Inosanto, and Sifu-Howard Williams.

Enjoy the thrill of training with one of the most accomplished and decorated  United States Martial Arts 'Hall of Fame' legends in America


Come Experience The Iron Dragon Way!




  1. Always seek professional medical advice before participating in any rigorous sports program or martial arts training, particularly if you have a heart condition, high blood pressure or asthma.

  2. Be advised that physical injuries can and do often occur in martial arts training.

  3. Always wear appropriate protective equipment which includes; full face protection, a mouth piece, groin protection, shin pads, foot pads and forearms pads) during kickboxing sparring sessions.  When grappling always were proper ear protection, a mouth piece, groin protection and wear a clean, durable uniform.

  4. Sparring is permitted only under careful supervision of qualified instructor/coach and protective gear must be worn. Failure to adhere to this rule is grounds for immediate termination of member and forfeiture of dues owed and outstanding future balances paid in full.

  5. This organization accepts no responsibility or liability for blatant student negligence or irresponsibility resulting in personal injury to oneself or to another. 

  6. Prospective course participants must agree with all terms and conditions in the Student Enrollment Agreement and sign an Injury and Damages Liability Waiver prior to training.


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