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Happy Birthday Benny the Jet!

Happy Birthday Benny the Jet!

Happy Birthday Benny! Today he turns 62 and still looks great!  This legend needs no introduction, but for those that don't know him, Benny Urquidez is an American kickboxer, martial arts choreographer and actor. Nicknamed The Jet, Urquidez was a non-contact karate competitor who later pioneered full-contact fighting ...

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Interview with Michael Matsuda

Interview with Michael Matsuda

By Guest Contributor Tommy Wolfe Michael Matsuda is founder and president of the Martial Arts History Museum, the first of its kind, which is located in Burbank, California.  Designed by the artists of Disney, Dreamworks and The Simpsons, it is filled with culture, history, tradition and more. They hold events, ...

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Interview with Kenya Sawada

Interview with Kenya Sawada

A 12 year old Kenya strikes a pose in front of his boyhood idol, Bruce Lee! Kenya Sawada is a seasoned veteran of the Japanese and Hong Kong movie industry with over 25 years in the business, as well as being a serious martial artist.  Possessing a 3rd dan in Shorinji kempo he has also practiced kickboxing ...

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Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 1

Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 1

Silvio Simac is a Croatian-born British martial artist and actor who has enjoyed a long and varied three decade career with some outstanding achievements. These include being (multi-time) British, European and World Taekwondo champion. Aside from TKD, Silvio holds black belts in Choi Kwang Do, kickboxing, karate and ...

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