Who Created Red Dragon Karate?
Shi-han Sensei Louis Casamassa, a 10th degree black belt is Grand Master of Red Dragon Karate and founder of the American Karate Kung Fu Federation (A.K.K.F.). He originated the American Form style. During the 60's he traveled extensively throughout the Orient studying many different styles of martial arts. In keeping with yankee ingenuity and American tradition he took the best 7 major martial arts forms and combined them into one new powerful and effective style which is known as the Red Dragon style of martial arts.
What Style is Red Dragon Karate?
The American form style of karate taught in each Red Dragon Studio is a combination of the seven major oriental styles of martial arts founded by Shi-han Sensei Louis D. Casamassa. It is a very fast and powerful martial arts form that requires each student's desire, effort and getting commitment to excel. The martial arts style included in American Karate include:
Japanese (Judo, Aikido, Shotokan)
Chinese (Kung Fu, Wing Chung, Kun Tao, Kempo)
Korean (Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Moddykwan)
Okinawan (Shorin Ryu, Isshin Ryu)
Indonesian (Javanese Silat,)
Filipino (Kali Escrima,)
Tibetan (The Monks, forms, animal styles) Red Dragon Karate’s base style is Judo.