Aaron Banks Aaron Banks is a martial artist born in 1928 in Bronx, New York.
Aaron Norris Aaron Norris (born November 23, 1951 in Gardena, California) is an American film producer, director, and actor.
Adriano Directo Emperado Adriano Directo Emperado (June 15, 1926 – April 4, 2009) was one of five martial artists who developed the kajukenbo self-defense system.
Alex Meraz Alejandro "Alex" Meraz (born January 10, 1985) is an American dancer, actor and martial artist.
Allen Steen Allen R. Steen is an American martial arts practitioner, teacher, and promoter.
Andy Foster Andy Foster (born January 13, 1979 in Dalton, Georgia), is the current Executive Director of the California State Athletic Commission and former Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission (20...
Andy On Andy On (born 11 May 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States) is a Chinese American actor and martial artist.
Anthony Marquez Anthony Marquez (born 1968 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Filipino American actor and martial artist from Chicago.
Arcenio James Advincula Arcenio James Advincula is a martial artist and a first-generation student of the founder of Isshin-ryū Karate, Tatsuo Shimabuku.
Armin Mrkanovic Armin Mrkanovic is a Bosnian-American Light Heavyweight kickboxer and Cruiserweight boxer and Middleweight fighting out of Queens, New York.
Austin St. John Austin St. John is a former American actor and martial artist known for his role in the popular Power Rangers children's television series as Jason Lee Scott, the original Red Ranger and fir...
Bill Ryusaki Mutsuto "Bill" Ryusaki is a pioneer of Kenpo in the United States.
Blake Foster Blake Anthony Foster (born May 29, 1985) is an American actor and martial artist.
Boo Boo Stewart Boo Boo Stewart (born Nils Allen Stewart, Jr.; January 21, 1994) is an American singer, dancer, model, child actor, and martial artist.
Booboo Stewart Boo Boo Stewart (born Nils Allen Stewart, Jr.; January 21, 1994) is an American singer, dancer, model, child actor, and martial artist.
Brad Hawkins Brad Hawkins (born January 13, 1976) is an American film actor, television actor, a country singer, and martial artist, best known for playing Ryan Steele in Saban's action adventure science fan...
Brandon Soo Hoo Brandon Soo Hoo (born November 2, 1995) is an American teen actor who had a role in the 2008 Ben Stiller film Tropic Thunder and Incredible Crew created by Nick Cannon.
Brian J. White Brian Joseph White (born April 21, 1975) is an American actor, producer, model, dancer, and stockbroker.
Brian R. Price Brian R. Price is an American author, editor, publisher, martial arts instructor of the Italian school of swordsmanship, reconstructive armorer, and member of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Bruce Frantzis Bruce Kumar Frantzis PhD (born April 1949) is the first Western lineage holder in the Taoist Water tradition which is directly linked to Lao Tse and the Tao Te Ching.
Bruce Lee Bruce Lee (born Lee Jun-fan李振藩; 27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and the foun...
Cam Gigandet Cam Joslin Gigandet (born August 16, 1982) is an American actor who has appeared in The O.C., Twilight, Never Back Down, Burlesque, Easy A, The Roommate and the films P...
Carter Hargrave Carter R. Hargrave is an American martial arts educator and author, the founder and CEO of the World Jeet Kune Do Federation, the Bruce Lee System Organization, and World Kenpo Karate Association.
Celina Jade Celina Jade (born June 10, 1985), is a Chinese American actress, model, and singer who worked in Hollywood films.
Chad George Chad George (born April 30, 1982) is an American mixed martial artist, primarily known for his participation in the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) between 2009 and 2010.
Chad Netherland Chad Netherland is an American strongman, martial artist and businessman.
Charles Kalani, Jr. Charles "Charlie" J. Kalani, Jr. (January 6, 1930 – August 22, 2000) was an American professional wrestler, professional boxer, college football player, soldier, actor, and Martial Artist who, i...
Chris Tickle Christopher Lynn Tickle is an American mixed martial artist.
Christine Bannon-Rodrigues Christine Bannon-Rodrigues (born November 6, 1966) is an American martial artist, actress, stunt person, and choreographer.
Chuck Norris Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist and actor.
Craig Pumphrey Craig Pumphrey (born January 24, 1974) began his martial arts education when he was fourteen years old.
Cynthia Rothrock Cynthia Rothrock (born March 8, 1957) is an American martial artist and actress specializing in martial arts films.
Dai Andrews Dai Andrews, (born David Matthew Andrews, December 22, 1977) is an American performance and visual artist, motivational speaker, director, producer, martial artist, and multiple Guinness W...
Dale Cook Dale Cook (born November 24, 1958) is an American former kickboxer who competed in the middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight and cruiserweight divisions.
Dan Hausel Dan Hausel (born in 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.) a polymath of martial arts, geology, writing, astronomy, art, and public speaking.
Daniel Pesina Daniel Pesina (born March 31, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is a martial arts expert and a former employee of Midway.
Daniel Southworth Power Rangers Time Force is the ninth season of the Power Rangers franchise, based on the Super Sentai series Mirai Sentai Timeranger, running for 40 half-hour episodes from February...
Darren Levine Darren S. Levine (born April 3, 1960 in Los Angeles) is a martial artist, an entrepreneur, and a prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Dave Lowry (martial arts) Dave Lowry is an American writer best known for his articles, manuals and novels based on Japanese martial arts.
David Bradley (American actor) David Bradley is an American actor and martial artist, known for starring in numerous low-budget action movies beginning in the late 1980s.
David Carradine David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his leading role as a warrior monk, Kwai Chang Caine,...
DeBarra Mayo DeBarra Mayo (born 1953, Omaha, Nebraska) is an American health and fitness advocate, writer and media personality.
Dillon Casey Dillon Casey (born October 29, 1983) is a Canadian-American actor and producer.
Don Angier Don Angier (1933, Utica, NY -) is a well-known American martial artist who is head of the Yanagi Ryu Aiki Ju Jitsu system.
Don crenshaw Don Crenshaw is an American martial artist and boxer, who is very accomplished in both disciplines.
Donald Hugh Nagle Don Nagle was a Karate Pioneer, Grand Master Of Isshinryu Karate & "Living Legend" from New Jersey.
Donn F. Draeger Donald Frederick "Donn" Draeger (April 15, 1922 – October 20, 1982) was an internationally-known teacher and practitioner of Japanese martial arts.
Ed Parker Edmund Kealoha "Ed" Parker (March 19, 1931 – December 15, 1990) was an American martial artist, promoter, teacher, and author.
Elisa Au Elisa Au-Fonseca (born May 29, 1981 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an Asian-American martial arts instructor and karate practitioner.
Emil Farkas Emil Farkas (Born 1946) is an American martial arts instructor and writer known for his appearing in numerous films and in television shows.
Emma Hwang Emma Y. Hwang is a scientist with Wyle Laboratories.
Ernest Emerson Ernest R. Emerson (born March 7, 1955) is an American custom knifemaker, martial artist, and edged-weapons expert.
Falcon Coperis Falcon Coperis, real name Louis Velazquez (born August 16, 1969), is a retired American professional wrestler.
Frank Dux Frank W. Dux is a martial artist and fight choreographer.
Gary Dill Gary Dill is a recognized grandmaster of Bushido Kempo and has an official rank recognition from mainland China as an 8th-degree Black Sash in Chinese Wushu.
George Leonard George Burr Leonard (1923 – January 6, 2010) was an American writer, editor, and educator who wrote extensively about education and human potential.
Guy Savelli Guy Savelli is a martial artist and teacher.
Gwendoline Yeo Gwendoline See-Hian Yeo is a Singaporean-born American actress, and musician.
Harold Sakata Toshiyuki "Harold" Sakata (July 1, 1920 – July 29, 1982) was an American Olympic weightlifter, professional wrestler, and film actor of Japanese descent who is most famous for his role as the vi...
Ho-Sung Pak Ho-Sung Pak (born November 8, 1967) is a Korean-American film actor, martial artist, action choreographer, writer, and producer.
James Chico Hernandez James "Chico" Hernandez (born April 14, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Sambo athlete and a seven-time member of the Team USA National Team.
James Mitose James Masayoshi Mitose (born Masayoshi Mitose, (December 30, 1916 – March 26, 1981) was a Japanese American martial artist who brought the art of Kempo to the United States starting in...
James Yimm Lee James Yimm Lee (published as James Y. Lee) (1920-1972) was an American martial arts pioneer, teacher, author, and publisher.
Jan C. Childress Jan C. Childress (born July 7, 1954) is an American comic book writer, martial artist, financial professional, and former Congressional speechwriter (for Fred Richmond).
Jan Lucanus Jan Lucanus is an American comic book writer, filmmaker, martial artist, musical artist, and entrepreneur.
Janet Aalfs Janet Aalfs (born 1956) is an American poet and martial artist.
Jason David Frank Jason David Frank (born September 4, 1973) is an American actor and professional mixed martial artist notable for his portrayal of Tommy Oliver in Power Rangers.
Jeff Langton Jeff Langton (born December 11, 1956) is an American actor and martial arts performer and practitioner.
Jeff Speakman Jeff Speakman (born November 8, 1958) is an American actor and a martial artist in the art of American kenpo karate and Japanese Goju-Ryu, earning black belts in each.
Jerrelle Clark Vincent Jerrelle Clark (born December 8, 1975) is an American professional wrestler.
Jerry Poteet Jerry Poteet (November 29,1936 – January 15,2012) was an American martial arts instructor, recognized for his teachings in the art of Jeet Kune Do as an original Bruce Lee student.
Jesse Glover Jesse Raymond Glover was Bruce Lee's first student and first assistant instructor in the United States.
Jesse Smith, Jr. Jesse Smith, Jr. (commonly known as Justice) is an American mixed martial artist, kickboxer, model, actor and professional wrestler formerly signed to WWE. He is well known for appearing a...
Jim Grover (martial arts) J. Kelly McCann (pseudonym: Jim Grover) is a former US Marine officer and the founder and owner of Crucible Security Specialists located in Fredricksburg, Virginia.
Jim Kelly (martial artist) James Milton "Jim" "the Dragon" Kelly (May 5, 1946 – June 29, 2013) was an American athlete, actor, and martial artist who rose to fame in the early 1970s.
Joe Corley Joe Corley (born 1947) is an American karate and kickboxing competitor, instructor, broadcaster and promoter who helped achieve the success of the Professional Karate Association and the early e...
Joe Lewis (martial artist) Joe Lewis (March 7, 1944 – August 31, 2012) was an American kickboxer, point karate fighter, and actor.
Joe R. Lansdale Joe Richard Lansdale (born October 28, 1951) is an American author and martial-arts expert.
John Fusco John Fusco is an American screenwriter born in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. His screenplays include Crossroads, Young Guns, Young Guns II, Thunderheart, Hidalgo, and the Osca...
John Stevens (scholar) John Stevens (born 1947) is a Buddhist priest, teacher of Buddhist studies and aikido teacher.
John Turk John Turk (born March 13, 1962) is an American model, bodybuilder, personal trainer, former Chicago police officer, and actor.
Johnny Yong Bosch Johnny Yong Bosch (born January 6, 1976) is an American actor, voice actor, and musician.
Jon Hess (fighter) Jon Hess is an American martial artist, early mixed martial arts competitor and the co-founder of the Scientifically Applied Force Training of America, or S.A.F.T.A., a martial art with ...
Joseph A. Diamond Joseph A. Diamond is a Master Instructor of Krav Maga Elite and Diamond Mixed Martial Arts.
Julio Aguilera Julio César Aguilera Peña is a Venezuelan-American painter and sculptor born in Caracas, on July 28, 1961.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr.; April 16, 1947) is a retired American professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (...
Karen Sheperd Karen Sheperd (born November 12, 1961) is an American actress and martial artist who has worked in film, theatre and television.
Keith Cooke Keith Hirabayashi Cooke (born September 17, 1959; also known as Keith H. Cooke and sometimes credited as Keith Cooke Hirabayashi) is an American martial artist, actor and an occasional s...
Keith Vitali Keith Vitali is an American-born martial artist, actor, producer, author and child activist.
Kenneth Chung Kenneth Chung (鐘萬年 / Chung Maan-Nin) is a premiere student of the late Leung Sheung, one of the top 3 students of Yip Man.
Khalil Kain Khalil Kain (born Khaliloeron Kain, November 22, 1964) is an American actor best known for his role as Raheem Porter in the 1992 film Juice and as Golden Brooks' husband Darnell Wilkes...
Larry Hartsell Larry Hartsell (August 15, 1942 – August 20, 2007) was a martial arts teacher and author, best known for his involvement with Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do.
Leo Fong Leo Fong (born November 23, 1928) is a former Methodist minister, boxer, martial artist, and actor who has been making films, acting and directing since the early 1970s.
Loren Avedon Loren A. Avedon (born July 30, 1962) is an American martial arts film actor.
Mac Danzig Mac Danzig (born January 2, 1980) is a retired American mixed martial artist, who competed as a lightweight in several MMA promotions, most notably the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Marco Dapper Marco Dapper (born July 9, 1983) is an American actor and model, known for his role in the 2006 film Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds.
Marisa Pedulla Marissa Pedula is a former member of the US Team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics as a Judoka in the 52kg under division.
Marjean Holden Marjean Holden (born November 3, 1964) is an American actress and producer.
Mark Dacascos Mark Alan Dacascos (born February 26, 1964) is an American actor and martial artist.
Marrese Crump Marrese Crump (born 4 January 1982) is an American actor, martial artist and author.
Masami Tsuruoka Masami Tsuruoka O.Ont (born 12 January 1929) is a Canadian born karate instructor and practitioner recognized as "The Father of Canadian Karate" by Black Belt Magazine.
Matt Larsen Matt Larsen is a former United States Army Ranger, Marine and Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame combatives instructor.
Matt Mullins Matthew "Matt" Mullins (born November 10, 1980) is a five-time martial arts world champion and actor.
Matt Schulze Matthew Steven "Matt" Schulze (born July 3, 1972) is an American actor and musician.
Meiling Melançon Meiling Melançon (born 3 March 1980) also known as Mei Melançon 明依 , Mei Melançon or Mei Melancon is an American actress, writer, director and producer.
Michael Echanis Michael Dick Echanis (November 16, 1950 – September 8, 1978) was a former enlisted soldier who served in "C" Company, 75th Ranger Regiment Infantry in Vietnam.
Michael G. Foster Michael G. Foster (born 19 April 1940) is a U.S. karate pioneer, and the founder and head of Yoshukai International, a world-wide organization of Yoshukai Karate schools.
Michael Jai White Michael Jai White (born November 10, 1967) is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series.
Michelle Gordon Tyna Michelle Gordon (born April 3, 1960) is a national and international award-winning American martial artist.
Michelle Lee (actress) Michelle Lee (also known as Michelle Charlene Lee and Michelle C. Lee) is a Chinese American female martial artist, stuntwoman and actress.
Morgan Benoit Morgan Benoit (born 21 May 1980 in Burlington, Vermont, USA) is an American actor and martial artist.
Moses Powell Moses Powell (1941–2005), also known as Master Musa Muhammad, was an American pioneer of martial arts in the United States.
Neil Brown, Jr. Neil Brown, Jr. (born June 19, 1980) is an American actor of mixed African American descent.
Neil Citron Neil Citron is a guitarist who played briefly with heavy metal band Quiet Riot in 2006.
Ngo Dong Ngô Đồng (born South Vietnam - Died 15 May 2000), known also by the Japanese title O Sensei, was a Vietnam-born naturalised American entomologist and martial arts instructor.
Noah Ringer Noah Andrew Ringer (born November 18, 1996) is an American teen actor and a martial arts practitioner.
Pat E. Johnson Pat E. Johnson (born 1939, Niagara Falls, New York) is a 9th degree black belt in the art of American Tang Soo Do. He is the president of the National Tang Soo Do Congress, which was originall...
Patrick Barry (martial artist) Patrick Joseph Barry (born July 7, 1979) is an American kickboxer and mixed martial artist, who competes as a heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Patrick L. Cordova Patrick L. Cordova (also known as Patrick Lockton Cordova) (born October 7, 1979) is a British-Bolivian filmmaker, martial artist, entrepreneur and lawyer.
Paul Mormando Paul Mormando (born January 25, 1970) is the creator of the Cha Ki Do Martial Arts System.
Paul Pumphrey Paul Pumphrey is a martial arts professional and a world champion breaker.
Peter Urban (karate) Peter Urban is considered the father of the karate styles known as American Goju ryu and U.S.A. Goju ryu.
Philip Ng Philip Wan-Lung Ng (traditional Chinese: 伍允龍; simplified Chinese: 伍允龙; pinyin: wŭ yŭn lóng) is an Hong Kong-born American actor, martial artist and action choreographer.
Professor Tanaka Charles "Charlie" J. Kalani, Jr. (January 6, 1930 - August 22, 2000) was an American professional wrestler, professional boxer, college football player, soldier, actor, and Martial Artist who, i...
Rafael Kayanan Rafael Kayanan is a Filipino-born naturalised American comic book artist and Filipino Martial Arts master in the Sayoc Kali system.
Randall Kleck Randall Kleck (born c. 1950) is an American martial artist and three time world champion.
Renee O'Connor Evelyn Renee O'Connor is an American actress, producer and director best known for playing the role of Gabrielle on the TV series Xena: Warrior Princess.
Rex Applegate Rex Applegate (June 21, 1914 – July 14, 1998) was an American military officer who worked for the Office of Strategic Services, where he trained Allied special forces personnel in close-quarters...
Richard Strozzi-Heckler Richard Strozzi-Heckler (born Richard Heckler in 1944) is an American public speaker, author, coach, and consultant on "embodied leadership and mastery."
Rick Rude Richard "Rick" Erwin Rood (December 7, 1958 – April 20, 1999), better known by his ring name "Ravishing" Rick Rude, was an American professional wrestler who performed for many promotions...
Robert Trias Robert A. Trias (1923–1989) was a U.S. karate pioneer, founding the first karate school in the mainland United States.
Robert W. Smith (historian) Robert W. Smith is a scholar of history and the classics at the University of Alberta, and he directed the Science, Technology and Society Program in the Faculty of Arts.
Robert W. Smith (writer) Robert W. Smith (December 27, 1926 – July 1, 2011) was an American martial artist and writer most noted for his prodigious output of books and articles about the Asian martial arts and the...
Robert Wall Robert Alan "Bob" Wall (born August 22, 1939) is an American actor and martial artist.
Rocky Williform Rocky De Aire Williform is an American entrepreneur, investor, and political activist.
Roger Yuan Roger Yuan is a Los Angeles-born actor, martial artist, stunt man and fight choreographer.
Rolf Cahn Rolf Cahn (1924 — August 1, 1994) was a folk musician, martial arts teacher, author, and social activist.
Ron van Clief Ron Van Clief (born January 25, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American martial artist and an actor in Hollywood and Hong Kong action films.
Sal Divita Sal Divita is a voice actor, martial artist, and video game designer.
Sasha Mitchell Sasha Mitchell (born July 27, 1967) is an American actor best known for his television roles as James Beaumont on Dallas and Cody Lambert on Step by Step.
Scott Shaw Scott Shaw (born September 23, 1958) is an American actor, author, film director, film producer, journalist, martial artist, musician, photographer, and professor.
Stephan Berwick Stephan Berwick (born in 1964) is an American author, martial artist, and actor known for his scholarly research on traditional Chinese martial arts – particularly Chen-style taijiquan, and role...
Stephen K. Hayes Stephen K. Hayes (born September 9, 1949) is an American Bujinkan ninjutsu master, Buddhist priest and writer.
Steve Blackman Steve Blackman (born September 28, 1963) is a former American professional wrestler who is best known for his career in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
Steve Cotter Steve Cotter is a martial artist and strength and conditioning instructor.
Steven Ho Steven Ho is a Chinese American martial artist, entrepreneur, stunt coordinator, stuntman, and member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Steven Ho (martial artist) Steven Ho (born 9 March 1973) is a Chinese American martial artist, entrepreneur, stunt coordinator, stuntman, and member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Steven Seagal Steven Frederic Seagal (born April 10, 1952) is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director, martial artist, musician and reserve deputy sheriff.
Thomas Carroll (martial artist) Thomas "Lapuppet" Carrol, (7 February 1938 - 20 March 1999) was a pioneer African-American martial artist, and also a member of USA Karate Hall of Fame, and the Black Belt Hall of Fame.
Tim Cartmell Tim Cartmell is a martial artist best known as an author and translator of martial arts books.
Tom Bloom Tom Bloom is an American martial arts instructor, author, and former competitive karate fighter.
Tom Mount Tom Mount is a pioneering technical diver.
Vic Moore Victor Moore (born August 23, 1943) holds a 10th Degree Black Belt in Karate and was one of the late Robert Trias' Chief instructors of the Shuri-ryū Karate system.
Victor Valenzuela Victor Valenzuela (born May 3, 1990) is an American professional mixed martial artist and retired boxer currently competing in the Featherweight division of the World Series of Fighting.
Wayne Dalglish Wayne Richard Dalglish (born September 12, 1990, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States) is an American actor.
William Durbin William Paul Durbin Jr. (born December 31, 1953) is a martial artist and baptist minister, known for founding meaning "spiritually positive gentle person system of martial arts", a form of Kemp...
William Wayne Paul William Wayne Paul (1939–1989) was an American martial artist, educator, psychologist and social/political activist.
Y.K. Kim Young Kun Kim (김영군, born November 29, 1956), known as Y.K. Kim, is a Korean-born taekwondo martial artist who resides in Florida.