Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts

Guro Dan Inosanto • MARINA DEL REY, CA (SC)

We are certified instructors under the Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts from Guro Dan Inosanto.

Dan Inosanto has become known throughout the world as one of the twentieth century’s most powerful and articulate English language exponents of the fighting arts of Asia. Starting out in Okinawan Te and Judo as a teenager, Inosanto studied with Ed Parker and was a member of Parker’s demo team in the 1960s when he was introduced to Bruce Lee.  Inosanto was groomed by Bruce Lee to be the successor to Lee in the art of Jeet Kune Do. A consumate student of the martial arts, Inosanto spent decades studying and researching martial arts such as the Filipino Martial Arts, Malaysian Bersilat, Indonesian Penjak Silat, French Savate, Muay Thai, Krabi-Krabong, Japanese Shoot Wrestling and Machado Jujutsu.

He has been a student of Muay Thai since the early 1970s and is a close friend of Ajarn Chai Sirisute. “He’s like a brother to me,” said Ajarn Chai Sirisute of Inosanto. Inosanto teaches and promotes Muay Thai both at his Los Angeles academy and throughout the world via seminars. The Thai Boxing Association of the USA is proud to have him serve as Vice President.
http://www.thaiboxing.com (Dan Inosanto Interview)

Poem by Guro Dan Inosanto

We are all climbing different paths through the mountain of life, and we have all experienced much hardship and strife. There are many paths through the mountain of life, and some climbs can be felt like the point of a knife. Some paths are short and others are long, who can say which path is right or wrong? The beauty of truth is that each path has its own song, and if you listen closely you will find where you belong. So climb your own path true and strong, but respect all other truths for your way for them could be wrong. – Dan Inosanto

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