Hanshi Larry S.L.Martin Providence, R.I. 02908 (401) 556-3748 I began my martial arts training
October 15th,1964 at the age of 11 years old under
my father, Jessie S.R.Martin & Sensei Richard Chun in the Art of Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do. 1971 - Received my Shodan Black
Belt at the age of 17 years old in Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do under Sensei Richard Chun. 1972 - Started training with Sensei
Lee Getty in Kyokuoshinkai Karate-do. 1973 - Received my Nidan Black Belt at the age of 19 years old in Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do.
- Started training in the Kajukenpo Pai Lurn Kung-fu under Master William R. Gregory and Grandmaster Daniel K.Pai. 1974 -
Received my Sandan Black Belt at the age of 20 years old in Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do. - Started training in the Japanese ryu
of Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr. and David St. Laurent Jr. 1978 - Received my Shodan Black Belt
at the age of 24 years old in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr. and Sensei Gilbert Dolman. 1979 - Received
my Shodan Black Belt at the age of 25 years old in Kajukenpo Pai lUM under Master William R. Gregory. - Received my Shodan
in Kyokuoshinkai Karate-do under Sensei Lee Getty. - Krane New England Kata Grand Champion and the New England middleweight Champion in full contact
Karate! ( 1978-1979 ). 1980 - Received my Nidan Black Belt in Kajukenpo Pai lum under Master William R. Gregory and Grandmaster
Daniel K. Pai. - Received my Nidan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr. and David St Laurent
Jr. - Professional Karate Association's New Englang Middleweight Champion in Fullcontact Karate undefeated! 1982 - Received
my Sandan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earest St. Laurent St. Sr., Sensei Gilbert Dolman. 1984 - Received
my Sandan Black Belt in Kajukenpo Pai lum kung-fu under Master's William R.Gregory and Ed Stroke Canada. - Received my Yondan
Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr., Sensei Gilbert Dolman. 1985 - Received my Yondan Black
Belt in Kajukenpo Pai lum kung-fu under Master William R.Gregory and Grandmaster Daniel K.Pai. 1987 - Received my Godan Black
Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr. - Received my Godan Black Belt in Kajukenpo Pai lum kung-fu
under Master William R. Gregory and Master Ed Stroke From Canada. 1990 - Received my Ryukudan in Kajukenpo under Grandmaster
William R.Gregory. 1993 - Received my Yondan Black Belt in Aikijujitsu Federation under Master Toshihizo Obata. 1994 - Received
an update on my MooDuk Kwon Taekwon-do Certification Sandan Black Belt from Sensei Richard Chun. - Received Rokudan update
Certification Black Belt from Grandmaster William R. Gregory and Sensei David St. Laurent Jr. ( 1990 ). - Received my Rokudan
Black Belt from Nick Cerio's International Martial Arts Association from Professor Nick Cerio. - Received my Rokudan from
the United States RyuKuKai Karate-do Association Shihan Robert M. Handley, Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr., Sensei Gilbert
Dolman and (Maestro Giuseppi Guaraldi JKA Italy). - Received the Grand Championship Title in (Kumite) Heavyweight Champion.
Plus first place runner up in Kata & Weapons. in the Nick Cerio's InternationalMartial Arts Association. Karate Championships!
1995 - Received my Nidan Black Belt in Aikido, Japan Aikido Federation under Master Tikki Oyama. 1997 - Received my Sokeship from Grandmaster William
D. Miller International Soke Head Founder's Society and the International Society of Combat Martial Arts. - Received my W.B.B.B
Certification from Grandmaster Kang Rhee as the W.B.B.B. Certified School Instructor. - Founder of Shojukempo Karate-do with
the rank of Soke 8th Dan. (Hachidan) Presently Holds: - 9th Dan. Black Belt in Shoju-kempo ryu Karate-do Soke, Hanshi,
Grandmaster ( founder ) - 8th Dan Black Belt American Kenpo / Kempo Karate - 7th Dan Black Belt Kajukenpo - Master's Level
5th Dan Black Belt Bok Lum Pai Kung-fu - 6th Dan Black Belt Shotokan Karate-do - 4th Dan. Black Belt Aikijujitsu - 3rd Dan.
Black Belt Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do - 2nd Dan Black Belt Aikido - 1st Dan Black Belt Kyokushinkai Karate-do 1st Dan Black Belt
Okinawin Goju-Kan Karate-do Personal: - Chief Instructor for the Nathan Bishop Middle School Shotokan Karate Club Prov. R.I.
- Chief Instructor for the Arlengton Elementary School Shotokan Karate Club Cranston, R.I. - Soke Head Master and Founder
of the R.I.SHOTOKAN KARATE HOMBU DOJO'S. - President and founder of the INTERNATIONAL TORA DO RYU KARATE ASSOCIATION. which
is now known as the Shojukempo International Martial Arts Association - President and founder of the R.I.DRUG BUSTER'S
KARATE TEAM. W.B.B.B. Certified Branch School Instructor. - Cheif Instructor of Bill Gregory's Kajukenpo Martial Arts Studio Pawtucket and Central Falls Rhode Island. - c/o founder for MARTIAL ARTS WOMAN AGAINST
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Awarded as the Highest Ranking Afro American Martial Arts Instructor under Grandmaster William R.Gregory
in the State of Rhode Island. Hanshi Larry S.L. Martin's update! July - 24th 2000 Board member of the International Ryu Kyu
Kai Karate Association awarded 7th Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do, appointed to the board of Directors, 2002 inducted
to the Ryu Kyu Kai Karate Association Hall of fame by Dr. Kyoshi Robert M. Handley 8th Dan. and I'm the United States Director
for the International Ryu kyu kai Karate Association. Dec - 13th 2001 awarded Sokeship from Grandmaster George Petrotta 10th
Dan Director President of the ISA- International Sungja-do Association for recognition of SHOJUKEMPO KARATE-DO and the Rhode
Island State Director with full honors! Jan - 17th 2002 Soke Larry S.L. Martin founder / President and Ceo for the newly founded
Association known as the International Tora-do Ryu Karate Association which is the Governing Body for the (Martial Art Women
Against Domestic Violenc ) Vice President Co founder. ( World Youth Martial Arts Federation ) Vice President Co. founder.
(Shojukempo International) President / founder, ( Interscholastic Shotokan Karate-do Association ) founder / President and
the (New England Traditional Shotokan Karate-do Alliance) founder / President, these Organizations have full Recognition from the top Grandmasters & Associations
world wide! March - 20th 2002 recognition Certification form the United States Martial Arts Federation for SHOJUKEMPO KARATE-DO.
April - 20th 2002 Rhode Island State Director for the World Combat Arts Federation July - 1st 2002 awarded 9th Dan. from Grandmaster
Al Cunningham 10th Dan Admin. President of the North American Grandmasters Council and was appointed as Senior Advisor by
Grandmaster Cunningham July - 12th 2002 member of the Hawaii Martial Arts International Society. July - 1st 2002 awarded Hanshiship from Grandmaster
Montezuma C. Cantu 10th Dan President Ceo of the International Black Belt Federation with appointed letter as Ambassador to
Europe an Canada for the Martial Arts.
plus Board Member and Director for the Japanese Karate-do Division in Rhode Island under the All Japan Okinawan Karate Association.
Aug - 29th 2002 Rhode Island state Director for the United States Martial Artist Association under President / founder Supreme
Grandmaster William A. Rankin 10th Dan Sept - 2002 received Certification for 9th Dan. As a member of the Karazenpo Goshin
Jutsu Black Belt Society with " SHOJUKEMPO KARATE-DO recognition from " Sonny Victor Gascon " 10th Dan founder of Karazenpo
Goshin Jutsu. Dec - 28th 2002 received B- Class Certification 6th Dan. Chief Instructor, Examiner, Referee from the World JKA Karate
and Rhode Island State Director. June 10th 2006 became a member of the JKS Japan Karate Shotokai Renmie under Master Asai.
( note: ) R.I.Shotokan Karate-do Shoju-kempo ryu
is no longer affilated with the WJKA or JKS. we are members of the New England Traditional Shotokan
Karate-do Alliance. headed by Shojukempo International Martial Arts Association.