Goju According to URBAN
Urban's USA Goju Organization
Tributes to Peter Urban
Urban Goju Marketplace
to Sensei Urban
Memorium GoJu Leaders
Peter Urban Museum
Urban's Recognitions & Awards
Urban's Photo Albums
Urban's Classic Magazine Articles
Urban's Selected Writings
HER personal WEBSITE
Urban WHFSC Exclusive
The Urban Goju-Do Webmaster
Urban's Fight Schools Network,
The Dues paying "Good Guys" who do the right thing in the traditional
Urban Loyalists who lead by the consent of the governed.
With a Modern
S. Malanoski, Hanshi,
Click this link to read Sensei Malanoski's memorial tribute to Sensei Urban,
published April 19, 2004 in Martialforce.com (March/June 2004)
Goju Jitsu is
a systematic way of teaching that joins the traditional arts of Urban Goju Ryu
Karate, Shobudo Ryu Ju Jitsu and Kobudo,
so that rather than separate entities,
can be appreciated as one complete curriculum of study.
Goju Jitsu teaches traditional martial
arts with a modern accent.
The classical makeup of the styles have
not been edited or deleted.
They have been blended in a natural
The Urban Kata curriculum, Opus 1-10 are
in effect as primary mandatory knowledge for rank testing.
Maestro Urban presents an award to Steven
During the 2003 Urban Cup, NYC
Maestro Urban with Hanshi Steven Malanoski.
"Two generations of
Sensei Keith Lengyel "YoDan", GM Peter Urban, "JuDan",
GM Steven Malanoski, "KuDan", Sensei Calvin Chase " Godan"
Hanshi Malanoski as a young Black Belt in NYC ~ Hanshi receives a
concrete block break, while lying on a bed of nails. Sensei Calvin Chase is
guarding his face with a board,
Grand-Master Frank Ruiz is watching (from a
wheel chair), and seated in the background on the left is a young Yodan, Kyoshi
Hanshi Malanoski receives the Flag of Excellence from Maestro Urban, circa
Hanshi's father, Master Victor Malanoski with his teacher, Nikkio
Tnamura (Kaiden, Shobudo Ryu Jujitsu)
Hanshi Malanoski presents his award winning Suparempi Kata at the 1999
Goju Hall No. 280
Hanshi Malanoski has been training in Jujitsu since 1965 and Karate
since 1968. His Jujitsu teacher was his father (now deceased), and his Karate
teacher continues to be Maestro Peter Urban, Grand Patriarch of All-American
Hanshi Malanoski has studied and competed all over the orient during his
tour of duty with the United States Marine Corps as a Force Reconnaissance
Ranger and hand to hand combat instructor.
While in Okinawa he trained extensively in Naha-Te and Arakaki, Kobudo
as well as other martial disciplines.
Hanshi Malanoski's current rankings are:
10th Dan ~ Hanshi, U.S.A. Goju Karate
6th Dan ~ Shihan, Shobudo Ryu Jujitsu
Renshi ~ Arakaki Kobudo
Shodan ~ Judo
Shodan ~ Iaido
In 1996 Master Malanoski traveled to what was once known as the Soviet
Union, and gave world class Martial Arts demonstrations in major cities as part
of a Christian Martial Arts Missionary team. He also introduced the Urban
kata Kooroorunfa to the Kyokushinkai Stylists of Alexandrea Ukraine.
In 1996 Master Malanoski was inducted into the World Martial Arts
Congress Hall Of Fame.
In 1998 He was presented with the Urban "E" flag. This is the Flag of
Excellence given by Maestro Peter Urban each year in New York City at Master Al
Gotay's All Goju International Event.
Malanoski's Shobudo Goju Jitsu Kai website
Visit Hanshi Malanoski's Web Blog,
and his Martial Pondernings: "That my Satori"
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