(joined on 9-16-99)
Wa No Michi Ryu Karate, Godan-5th degree black belt
Instructor / Torri of Wa
Florida League of Martial Artists, Police
Tactics Instructors of America and The International Academy of Police
& Military Self-Defense tactics
I started in the 1960s but have only been active once again a few years
ago after a long lay-off.
(joined on 9-14-99)
Kenpo Karate-Black Belt
Instructor / Bradenton, Florida
Universal Kenpo Karate (Ed Parker style).
Pick is the President and founder of the organization. Mr. Pick trained
directly under Ed Parker.
I've been trainingsince in the Arts since 1984.
I've been in Kenpo
here to see Shawn Duval's personal testimony!
(joined on 11-2-99)
Totally Christian Karate
Taekwondo, American Kenpo, Isshin fu-Kung-fu
Founder / Totally Christian Karate
2001 NW 38th Ave., Coconut Creek, FL 33066
Schools in Florida,
North Carolina and South Carolina
Jitsu Ryu, Keichu-Do
(joined on 7-18-00)
Tang Soo Do/Freestyle - black belt,
Instructor / North Florida
Christian Karate Association
St. Mary, Florida
training 6 1/2 years ago.
"I have always been raised in a Christian home
and have gone to church my entire life. I was saved
as a young teenager at a youth retreat.
I think God is an asset to life and want to be a Christian
couselor, using God as the solution to life's
(joined on 11-21-99)
2nd Dan in Tae Kwon Do
Instructor / A+ Karate
First Assembly of God Church
1739 S. Greenwood
States Martial Arts Association
have been training for 15+ years
(joined on 7-27-00)
Defensive Tactics, instructor
Modern Arnis, Ninjutsu, TaeKwonDo
Instructor / Training Group
KarateforChrist.com, Modern Arnis International
(joined on 1-17-00)
I have taught both Southern Shaolin and Yang Tai Chi Chuan, and have held
3rd Dan in Tang Soo Do and 1st Dan Tae Kwon Do. I am currently chief
instructor and founder of the Hand2Hand Chinese Kickboxing Club, where
the core styles are Yang Tai Chi Chuan, Wing Chun and Jun Fan Jeet Kune
Do kickboxing and concepts.
Secondary Styles: I
am currently working toward my black belts in (Ernesto) Presas Arnis and
Pekiti Tersia Kali. I have also developed my own system of Karate,
drawing from my experiences in TKD and TSD, as well as some Japanese Arts.
Also know a few Djuros from various Silat systems.
Chief Instructor & Founder / The Hand2Hand Chinese Kickboxing Club
this time, I am the Florida director for the Society of Independent Martial
(joined on 8-23-99)
Practitioner / Orion gym
when I was 16
"I got saved a few
years back about 3 or 4. Ever since then I have been trying
to live a Christian
lifestyle. I enjoy an undescribable relationship with Christ as do other
Christians. God be with you,"
(joined on 8-25-99)
Shorin-ryu karate 8th dan
Toide, iai-jutsu, jujutsu, KI,
Aikido, Dai yoshin-ryu
Kobudo, tai-chi, Goshin-jutsu.
Instructor / McGregor's Martial arts
Juko-kai, Gospel Martial arts union, AAU,
I began when I was 7 years old
"I gave my heart to
the Lord at the age of 10 and shortly after felt called into the ministry.
God has always used my martial arts to open doors for me to minister.
I travel and speak for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and have been
a children's and youth pastor and have been to Haiti 7 times on missions
Hachidan, 8th Dan in Kenpokido
Rokudan, 6th Dan in Kajukenfu Kenpo
Rokudan, 6th Dan
in American Kenpo
Godan, 5th Dan
in Shito Ryu Karate
Guro in Kali /
in Kobudo, Iaido, and Kenjutsu
Instructor / DANTEK Martial Arts Schools & Productions, Inc.
Grace Martial Arts Fellowship, USMA, UMAS,
USKA, NAPMA, WKO, PKA, FBBA, FLMA, IBMAM, JSS, BKA,CAKF, IAEKF, ISKA, NASKA...
Started in 1967 (Kenpokido)
"I have been a Christian
since I was 11 years old, the year I blessed and brought Christ into my
life...As an Adult, I have witnessed, prayed with and for others, taught
a prison ministry, youth ministry, Police ministry, and a Martial Arts
ministry to others...
The words of God, and
the teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ, IS the answer to our societies
problems...If we lay our lives before THEM, and let THEM take charge, THEY
will guild us throughout our lives, until that day that we can rejoice
in being with THEM in the Kingdom of Glory....
God Bless you all,
and your ministries..."
(joined on 9-30-99)
Rank beginner, Kung-Fu
Practitioner / Whirling Tiger School, Gainesville Dojo
started in Sept 99
(joined on 4-23-00)
Wing Chun/Chinese Boxing Instructor (4th Level
Secondary Styles: Tai
Chi & Kali
Instructor / C.B.I.I. Cape Coral, Florida Group
Chinese Boxing Institute International, the
Sayoc Fighting Systems Philippine Martial Arts International & the
American Chen Style Tai Chi Association
"I was saved at 19
years of age, became a born again Christian and have walked with the Lord
ever since. I am a youth ministry leader at my church and have recently
enrolled in a Bible college. I love the Lord with all my heart, and
all my mind, and all my soul!"
(joined on 1-29-00)
Okinawan Goju-ryu - white belt
Secondary Styles: Okinawan
shorin-ryu - shodan, I have also trained in aikido-kung-fu mix,and also
have trained in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu,I have taken a leave of absence
from that system.
Practitioner / My goju school is not commercial it is more of a family
setting, my instructor's name is Mike Gould.
am not affiliated with any organizations at this time, but my instructor
has been affiliated with the International Martial Arts Federation.
Training: I started
training in the martial arts about 11 years ago. My first system was shorin-ryu.
"My walk with
Messiah started about 11 years ago,well that is when I rededicated my life
to Him.I came to know Him about 5 or 6 years before but I backslid shortly
after.Then about 11 years ago I was having some hardships in my life and
I called out to Him and well,He showed me I mean really showed me how much
He really loves me,and He has been showing me ever since His mercy and
Wing Chun Gung Fu / 9th Level Practitioner
Instructor / Centerline Academy
Sturdivant Ave., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Combat for Christ International
"I am a Jewish believer
in the Messiah. Jesus has been a tower of refuge to me in all of my life's
many trials. He is beautiful for situation! (where the rubber meets the
road) I use my Wing Chun training to reach, not only my students with the
Good News, but also other Wing Chun practitioners and instructors. Please
contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you practice Wing Chun and have any questions about God or if you would
like some help getting started as a Christian Instructor of Wing Chun.
Shalom and God Bless!"
and Karen Sapp
(joined on 8-26-99)
Judo - Allen is a 6th degree black belt
and Karen is a
5th degree black belt
Instructors / Conquerors Judo Club
Bright Meadow Dr., Lake Mary, FL 32746
United States Martial Arts Association; United
States Judo Association; Florida Judo, Inc.; United States
Judo, Inc.; and the
Allen has been in judo for 37 years and Karen has been in for 18 years.
"Allen came to know
the Lord at a very young age(10) and the Lord has been
faithful to Him for
all those years (and the 10 years before that!) He is an
of the Gospel and a school teacher. Karen came to know the
Lord in college and
is also a school teacher and interprets for the deaf at
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