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- Kunalini yoga with Stuart Perrin in the seventies...Native Americn Medicine twenty plus years with the Deer tribe...under Harley Swiftdeer Reagan...the person the movie Billy Jack was written about...currently doing falun dafa chi gong..
- Martial Arts Experience:
- started in 1966 doing judo with Sam Numajiri here in Texas...in '68 started Isshinryu with Ed Johnson, one of the founder of Isshinryu in the US...Sensei Johnson learned from Shimabuku in Okinawa , 1959 USMC...shodan 1971..
In 1976, I was senior student in the US to the late Great Grandmaster, Dr. Kim, Dae Shik one of the five founders of TKD in the US...Dr. Kim was a professor at UT Austin then...I was trained privately in Kyokushin, Tomiki Aikijujitsu, and TKD five hours a day by Dr. Kim...Dr. Kim was senior to Mas Oyama, and dirctor of his first three world Kyokushinkai championships..Dr. Kim was senior to Tomiki, founder of Aikijujitsu, senior and in the first open martial arts classes in South Korea..starting in 1946.
Dr. Kim was on of the best mat worker who ever lived...period..at the time of his death he was 10th dan and founder of hosin hapkido, 9th dan yudo, 9th dan TKD...
I saw Joe Lewis knock out Ed Daniels...1970...the first full contact match official in the US...seen all the old time karate fighters...Chuck Norris, Skipper Mullins, Bill Wallace..
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