The Urban Gojudo "Fight Schools Network"
International Hombu Website
Grand Master Peter G. Urban's Only OFFICIALLY AUTHORIZED Web Site
AmericanGoju.com, UrbanGojuUSA.com, UrbanGojuUSA.us, are owned and managed by Hanshi James Price,
who is the sole webmaster appointed and sanctioned by Grand Master Peter G. Urban.
This website is $upported by the voluntary contributions of its members.
The Dues paying "Good Guys" who do the right thing in the traditional way.
Garry N. Klaus, 90
6315 Backlick Road
Springfield, Virginia, 22150
In June 1968, and at the young and impressionable age of 17, The now retired Lt. Cl. Klaus entered the Marine Corps boot camp at MCRD-San Diego, CA.
The limited amount of hand-to-hand combat training that he
received was just enough to wet his appetite,
Sensei Klaus has studied under Korean and Japanese native
masters...but found his best instructors to be primarily active duty members of
the U.S. Navy and Marines. Much like Sensei Urban...he found the
During the 1980s Sensei Klaus hosted no less than 12 Karate
Illustrated "B" rated USA GOJU Martial Arts Championships at NAS North Island
CA, San Diego CA, and in MCAS El Toro CA. Sensei also competed and
won a couple hundred trophies and awards, in KATA, KUMITE, SELF-DEFENSE, WEAPONS
KATA, and BREAKING.
In 1988, Grand-Master Urban promoted Sensei Klaus to 8th Dan,
"American Marine USA GOJU".
Sensei's passion is training with his private students. These
students train 3 times a week during a 3-hour training period. They are
dedicated students who understand and appreciate the work and effort that it
Grand-Master Hanshi-Executive Gary Klaus lives and trains in the Alexandria VA area.
Page updated March 15, 2013