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FIGHT SCHOOL HALL NO. 291-3
2550 Citrus Tower Blvd.
Clermont, Fl 34711
The Lone Wolf Dojo
Desmond Diaz, Renshi 4th
Renshi Diaz Started
Martial Arts training at age 12 in Shorin Ryu Karate Under Sensei James Thomas
in Brooklyn NY 1992-1993.
In 1995, Sensei Diaz moved to Miramar, Florida, met Kyoshi Armando Colbourne Sr.,
and Began Studying USA Goju/Pan American Goju Under Sensei Colbourne, as well
as Hanshi Sinclair Thorne and Hanshi Balfour Wright .
In 2004, Sensei Diaz had Competed in the US Open, and
had Impressed the judges so much that they had personally congratulated him
afterwards and was informed he would shown in clips of the Discovery Channel
Documentary “Extreme Martial Arts” performing Kooroorunfa (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaNBhpuQDpU)
In 2005 in an effort to improve his understanding of the Anatomy and body
mechanics to improve his abilities as a practitioner and instructor of martial
arts, Sensei Diaz enrolled into Florida College of Natural Health, Graduating
with a Associate of Science Degree in both Massage Therapy and Personal
Fitness training in 2007.
Also during this time period, Sensei Diaz taught kumite, kata, and martial
bio mechanics seminars to different schools throughout Orlando, Daytona Beach,
and South Florida to improve his teaching philosophy.
Sensei Diaz has also trained in several other arts throughout the years, such as
Machado Jujitsu, Olympic Judo under the Rusty Kanokogi (deceased), Ninjitsu and
Sensei Diaz was previously one of the
Head instructors of Dunnellon Dragon Martial arts, Located in Dunnellon Florida.
He now operates his own school located in Clermont, Florida.
Colbourne with his student, Renshi Desmond Diaz
Back row (l-r) Kyoshi
Sandan Johnson, Sandan Taylor, Renshi Colbourne Jr.,
and Renshi Diaz along with their kyu belt students.
Kyoshi Colbourne, Kyoshi Mabson, and Renshi Diaz
Sinclair Thorne's Dojo in Hinesville, Ga.
at our Annual Black belt Training Camp (2009).
All the black belts were students of Hanshi Thorne, Hanshi Balfour Wright, and
Kyoshi Armando Colbourne Sr.
photo of a fighting seminar in Orlando, Florida at a TKD school, organized by
(those whose names are known from l-r) Moo Sul Kwan Instructor Steve Dunn,
Kyoshi Armando Colbourne, Renshi Diaz,
Sandan Mark Leon Taylor, 1st Kyu Daniel Sanchez and 1st Dan Mickey Valarezo
(black Gi, Bottom left.)
"When you are tired, when you can not go on; That is
when Karate begins"
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