AFJ School Photos
AFJ Instructors are
welcome to send photos, by
EMAIL, or mail on disc or
actual photos of their school's group pictures or AFJ members.
Please include the School or Club's name, the Instructor's
Name and Location of the School. The photos will be posted on
the School photo pages. Limit one photo per school.
Carey with troop escort.
Greer and Mariah Carey
Black Belt Test at Master Moore's Dojo, left
to right, Standing- Sensei: Ellis, Gray, Wesner, Lower and
Moore, Kneeling- Boutte, Beagle and Lower, Sitting- Maye,
Wesner and Rusk
AFJ Black Belt Rich Maye with Master Ellis
Our school is more of a club these days, but
we take our training seriously . The name of our school is
"Street Master's Dojo" teaching "Street Martial Science"
teaching Ju-jitsu, Combative Kenpo Karate Head instructor: AFJ
Instructor Sensei Rich Stevenson Asst. Instructor: Jon
Armstrong. (Sensei stevenson with Jerry Salyer in photo.)
Our small Dojo is focused on developing a
Martial Arts system with a focus on Street Combat, Self
Defense and Martial Arts Sparring in the Striking and
Grappling fighting ranges. We have absorbed techniques from
various Martial Arts including formal training in Western
Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Freestyle Jujitsu and Kuntao
Silat. AFJ Instructor Sensei Alvie L. Walts
AFJ Instructor Dr. Rick Green, Shodai Soke
of Bushi Jujitsu, Bushikan Dojo, Yorktown, IN
A class at World Class Martial Arts Academy.
Tai Kai Ryu Aikido, (1st row) AFJ Instructor Mr. Martinez is
in the dark blue Gi top. Troy Hudson is next to him and Master
Robinson is in the White Gi top.
AFJ Instructor Sensei Neil Dunker Teaching
one of his students at Howard Beach Goju and Jujitsu Karate
School located in Howard Beach Queens NY near J F K airport
AFJ Instructor Sensei Scoggins and his son
at this years Disney Worlds Jujitsu tournament.
AFJ Instructor Master David Padgett is shown
executing a classic Genkotsu-Ryu Jujutsu lock and strike on
one of his students, John Morgan, in His Decatur Illinois
School, The Decatur BUDOKAI
AFJ Instructor Sensei Tim Venable, Scott
Shamblin and Grady Burchett at the Okinawan Karate Union
Golden Dragon Class, AFJ Instructor Buddy
Garrett, Jacksonville, AR
AFJ Instructor Sensei Buddy Garrett
demonstrating a technique at the Hall of Fame Training Camp.
AFJ Instructors Sensei Wesner, Master Ellis,
Master Moore and Sensei Oren Ambar. Sensei Ambar is an AFJ
Instructor from Ramat Gan, ISRAEL
Steve Nasalle 2nd Place Self Defense
Shihan Tim White 3rd Place Self Defense
Patrick White 4th Place Weapons
Event: Professional Karate Commission
Internationals Aug 29 thru 31, 2003
Instructor Shihan Tim White demonstrating an inverted arm bar
takedown for law enforcement.
AFJ Instructor Sensei Steve NaSalle
demonstrates a hammer lock control technique.
AFJ Instructor Sensei Sean T. Langenwalter
and his students at their Dojo at Orange County YMCA in CA.
AFJ Instructor Master Paul Irizarry and his
students at his Dojo at Irizarry's Karate Academy located at
AFJ Instructor Master Paul Irizarry
demonstrating a kensetsu waza to one of his students.
AFJ Instructor Master Paul Irizarry,
International Kenkakai-kan-jitsu Organization, Irizarry's
Karate Academy, Lawrence, Massachusetts
AFJ Instructor Sensei Robert Tamburri from
Staten Island, NY after a workout with Sensei Wesner and
Soke Nyingje (Jason) Norbu,
Director/Representative of World Black Belt
Union Ontario Canada Canadian
President International Budo Sport
President & Founder International Mixed
Martial Arts Association
President K&D Martial Arts Centres Founder
L to R Mike Cruze, Grand Champion Self
Defense, Tony Nasalle, 2nd Brown Belt Kumite Kneeling: Pat
White, 4th in Kumite, and 3rd in Forms. Their Instructor is
Shihan Tim White of Molum Combat Arts
AFJ Instructors Sensei Wesner and Sensei Ramirez after a
bi-monthly Federation workout and Sensei Ramirez' sandan
testing. Sensei Ramirez is from
The AFJ brings together Instructors from
different styles and places. AFJ Instructor Sensei Robert
Tamburri visits Sensei Neil Dunker's USA GOJU of Howard Beach,
NY for some training.
AFJ Instructors Summer and Piet, Piet
Wilhelm is the founder of TRITON Close Combat & Self-Defense,
located at Tulsa, OK
AFJ member Ryan Rogers is a fighter from
TRITON Close Combat & Self-Defense. He attended the MMA match
located at the Greenwood Center. He won in the first round.
AFJ Instructors TRITON staff and students
that attended the Marine Corps birthday ball. Centered couple
are Instructor trainers AFJ Instructors Summer and Piet
Wilhelm, founders of TRITON Close Combat and Self-Defense
(center of pic).
AFJ Instructor Sensei Raymond T. Meeks
(kneeling on the right) with his students. Sensei Meeks is the
Head Instructor of Kokom Hakko-Shorin Kan Jujitsu Center at
AFJ Instructor Shihan Tim White with
Congressional Medal Honoree Sammy L. Davis after he sent his
medal around the ball room for everyone to hold. Rare Pic with
him without his CMH on Mar 19, 2005, Indianapolis Recruiting
Command Annual Awards Banquet where Sammy L. Davis was the
AFJ - Yoshin Ryu Jujitsu Instructor Rich
Maye with students (left to right) Chris Chappell, Dexter
Rovenolt and Jason Moore.
AFJ Instructor Quoc L. Tran from Hackensack,
NJ (center) with Master Moore & Master Ellis.
Photo of AFJ Instructor - Combat Jujitsu
Master Ben Fajardo - Nubreed Martial Arts Systems, located in
Colorado, apply a legbar to student Richard Hager. Master
Fajardo has trained with many outstanding grappling
instructor's in the U.S. and is always a student of the arts.
AFJ Instructor Luis A. Santiago from
Members of React Street Combat Yoshin Ryu
Jujitsu in Exmouth, England
Back row standing are: left to right are AFJ Instructor Paul
Harris, Rob Roffey, Shay Egan Dan, Morris, Ben Smith and Jeff
Centre row kneeling are: Wayne Bastian,
Sensei Nigel Martin.
Front row : Lucy Hughes, Sam Thorn and Jason Mcloed.
Standing Left to Right: Chris Miller, Alic
Doran, Joel Doran, and Matt Coccuri
Kneeling Left to Right: John Dodd, Josh Johnson, AFJ
Instructor Master Jason Matthews, Chris Tyson, and Ricky
Their Dojo's name is New Life Martial Arts located in Corinth,
AFJ Jujitsu Instructor Luis Santiago from
Framigham, MA He is the Head Instructor of Santiago School of
AFJ Instructor Hanshi Robert J. Gelinas from
Painville, CT executing an advanced Jujutsu lock and strike on
Shihan Vincent L. Perri at a Seminar in Shinan Perri's Studio
in Woodbury Ct.
AFJ instructor Mark Strasser (in white) with
some of the students of the Fight Centre Dojo located in
Thunder Bay, Ontario. Fight Centre specializes in Shoot
Wrestling Jujutsu and MMA.
Left to Right: AFJ Instructor Carl Swanson
at a seminar with Vincente Equkiza and Eric Castanos.
AFJ Instructor Sijo Emmanuel David Ortega -
I Ch’uanfa Xia Olin Kung Fu
Sifo Don Derby Ch’uanfa Xia Olin Kung Fu
AFJ Instructor Peter Kouba Si-Suk Tao of
Ch’uanfa Xia Olin Kung Fu
Kalli Kouba & Maria Molina performing Oshi
Workout at Hawaiian Self Defense at Ch’uanfa
Xia Olin Kung Fu
AFJ Instructor Sijo Emmanuel David Ortega
and Master Leon Jay,
Walley Jays son, of Small Circle Jujitsu
AFJ Instructor Wilbert Pless (on the
left) with his students at a retreat. His school, Kuro Jutsu
School of Martial Arts, is located in Pennsylvania. He teaches
Karate Jutsu and Kobu Jutsu.
AFJ Instructor David Hertzog of Combat
Jujitsu / Freestyle Fighting located at
A training session with AFJ Instructor
David Hertzog and some of his student Michael Hertzog.
AFJ Instructor David Hertzog and some of his student Joseph
AFJ Instructor Shihan Vanessa "Havoc" Bush
with Pro MMA Fighters and Chute Boxe Fight Team Members Jorge
"Van Damme" Oliveira and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson.
AFJ Instructor Shihan White, on left and R.
Lee Ermey at the Mount Comfort Air Show, in Mount Comfort,
Participants at the Dynamic Aiki Jujutsu
Seminar in Serbia
Serbian AFJ trainers of Jujitsu - Sensei s
Ratkovic, Radic and Boris Busic.
A leg lock performed by Sensei Radotic,
attacker is Sensei Velickovic.
AFJ Instructor Nate Wesner at his 4th Degree
Black Belt test. Participants left to right, Michael
Chad Rusk, Master Steve Ellis, Nate Wesner, Master Moore,
HCX Mixed Martial Arts
Master Ron "Tashi" Hill
MMA and Kickboxers @ IKF World Championship 2006
Master Lim Beng Kit of Singapore
AFJ Instructor Jerome J. Fonseca from Hawaii Army National
Guard teaching jiu-jitsu to the Japanese Ground Self Defense
Forces and forces from Kuwait.
On 10 JAN 2008, AFJ Instructor Jerome Fonseca was promoted to
3rd degree black belt in the Kajukenbo system. He earned the
new title of "Sifu".
AFJ Instructor Berry Soles from Iron Station, NC with his
kid's class and his adult class and photos from his seminars.
Instructors of All-American Martial Arts Academy AAMAA
Greenville NC Left to right James Speight, Christy
Speight, Jay Speight and John Speight
AFJ Instructor Matthew Stephan of Fort Wayne, IN of the
Okinawan Karate / Yoshin Ryu Martial Arts School.
AFJ Instructor Sensei Lyle H training with Royce Gracie
AFJ Instructor Sean Langenwalter with his class located at
AFJ Instructor Gilberto Pauciullo teaching his Italian
Military Special Force Student Group.
AFJ Instructor Mario Leone from CT with Sensei Wesner after
a four hour Yoshin Ryu workout in PA.
AFJ Instructor Jorge Cardoso with his students at their new
Academy in Malaysia.
AFJ InstructorAnthony Galeano after completing his Black
Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He teaches in NV.
AFJ Instructor Louis-Paul Savoie, founder of Goshin-Do
Aiki-Jitsu Club New-Brunswick Canada.
Dr. Roger J. Belbel on left and AFJ Instructor Sensei Benny
Benavides from El Paso, TX after winning metals at the Pan Am
AFJ Instructor Shihan Al Bennett with students. Louisville, CO.
Soke Douglas Smith with students at East Coast Martial Arts
located in Washington D.C.
AFJ Instructor Grand Master Vernon L. Weaver Sr. ( Kyoshi )
The founder of American Combat Chinjitsu
AFJ Instructor Kenneth Keith of Takeo-Ryu Goshin Jitsu from
Chicago, IL with some of his students.
AFJ Instructor Grand Master Michael L. Hansard Founder of USA Combat Jujitsu
from Muncie, IN with some of his students.
AFJ Instructor Christian Cabral, Goshin Karate from Brooklyn,
AFJ Instructor Berry Soles, of the Bear Connection, Maiden,
NC, with students at their award dinner.
AFJ Instructor Joseph Buckway with his students from Imperial,
Always Rolling Jiu Jitsu located in Jacksonville NC.
Instructor/owner David Francis