Category: Interviews

Interview with Martin Kove

Interview with Martin Kove

In 1984, a legend was born in the form of the nefarious Cobra Kai Karate teacher, John Kreese. Like the characters, the dialogue, and just about everything else featured in the hit film “The Karate Kid”, John Kreese became a staple of martial arts folklore, and no one knows that better than the man who got to portray ...

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Interview with Cody Hackman

Interview with Cody Hackman

Cody Hackman has spent most of his life in the world of martial arts, whether training, competing, or performing. Cody began perfecting the art of karate when he first walked into a local Canadian dojo at the age of eight and has never let one single challenge or obstacle stand in his way. Since then, he’s become a 5 ...

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Interview with Shogen

Interview with Shogen

Continuing our SFAF series, we tracked down Shogen who plays the respectable young Gouken in Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist.  In this, his first full-length English interview, we learn that Shogen, a down to earth surprise package with heaps of acting talent, has made about ten movies and has worked with on screen ...

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Interview with Cecily Fay

Interview with Cecily Fay

With "Warrioress", a British, indie martial arts adventure movie released today on DVD, we thought we'd check in with the lead star Cecily Fay who plays the role of the heroine Boudiccu. With an extensive background in dance, she's also a martial arts champion -an exponent of Silat (the style mainly used in "The ...

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Interview with Mike Moh

Interview with Mike Moh

As part of our Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist coverage, today we come to our interview with Mike Moh who plays the most famous character in the fighting game genre, the silent, humble and smoulderingly introspective Ryu!  He’s worked with the likes of Jackie Chan, Matt Mullins and many others and has gained wide ...

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Interview with Christian Howard

Interview with Christian Howard

Today it’s the turn of a Street Fighter character that hardly needs any introduction, the most instantly recognisable figure and the epitome of the arcade classic; he's the loud, proud iconic Ken Masters!  Here's part four of our SFAF series, our interview with Christian Howard. Chris has of course worked before on ...

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Interview with Gaku Space

Interview with Gaku Space

Here's part 3 in our SFAF series with an interview with Gaku Space who plays Young Gouki, the Ansatsuken student of Master Goutetsu. An up and coming talent from Japan, he's co-starred in well known TV shows such as “How I Met Your Mother" (CBS) and “Shake It Up!" (Disney Channel). His movies include, "The Passion" ...

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Interview with Togo Igawa

Interview with Togo Igawa

This is our interview with Togo Igawa, the second of our exclusive Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist series of interviews, where we catch up with the actor who played the powerful Master Goutetsu. Even though he's not a martial artist per se, he is an adaptable and versatile, mentally sharp and aware talent and with ...

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Interview with Akira Koieyama

Interview with Akira Koieyama

Now we're ready to kickstart our exclusive series of interviews with the cast of Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist!  First up is our interview with Akira Koieyama, a famed Japanese actor who played Master Gouken, Ken and Ryu's wise teacher.  A veteran of the movie industry for over two decades he has appeared in such ...

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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 Frank Soto

Interview with Frank Soto

We've got a real gem to share with you today!  This is an interview we originally conducted with Master Frank Soto back in 2012, but since having to move our old website to the new it got lost so we're pleased to find it again! More lost gems will hopefully surface soon! We're proud to present an interview with ...

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Interview with Yayan Ruhian

Interview with Yayan Ruhian

Yayan Ruhian was born in Tasikmalaya (West Java) on October 19th, 1968. He found his passion in pencak silat and became a professional instructor of martial arts and inner breathing techniques. The breathing techniques were designed to condition the body to withstand any impact. It was developed at Perguruan Silat ...

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