- 10th Dan. Black Belt in Shoju-kempo ryu Karate-do
Soke, Hanshi, Prof., Grandmaster ( founder )
- 9th Dan Black Belt American Kenpo, Okinawan Kempo, Hawaiian Kempo,
Shaolin Kempo, Karazenpo Go Shinjitsu, Kajukenpo
- Master's Level 5th Dan Black Sash Bok Lum Pai Kung-fu
6th Dan Black Belt Shotokan Karate-do
- 5th Dan. Black Belt Aikijujitsu
- 3rd Dan. Black Belt Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do
2nd Dan Black Belt Aikido
- 1st Dan Black Belt Kyokushinkai Karate-do
Hanshi Larry S.L.Martin Providence, R.I.
02909 (401) 345-4002 I began my martial arts training October 15th,1964 at the age of 11 years old under my father, Jessie S.R.Martin & Sensei Richard Chun in the Art of Moo Duk Kwon
Taekwon-do. 1971 - Received my Shodan Black Belt at the age of 17 years old in Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do under Sensei Richard
Chun. 1972 - Started training with Sensei Lee Getty in Kyokuoshinkai Karate-do. 1973 - Received my Nidan Black Belt at the
age of 19 years old in Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do. - Started training in the Kajukenpo Pai Lurn Kung-fu under Master William
R. Gregory and Grandmaster Daniel K.Pai. 1974 - Received my Sandan Black Belt at the age of 20 years old in Moo Duk Kwon Taekwon-do.
- Started training in the Japanese ryu of Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr. and David St. Laurent Jr.
1978 - Received my Shodan Black Belt at the age of 24 years old in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr.
and Sensei Gilbert Dolman. 1979 - Received my Shodan Black Belt at the age of 25 years old in Kajukenpo Pai Lum under
Master William R. Gregory. - Received my Shodan in Kyokuoshinkai Karate-do under Sensei Lee Getty. - Krane New England Kata
Grand Champion and the New England middleweight Champion in full contact Karate! ( 1978-1979 ). 1980 - Received my Nidan Black Belt in Kajukenpo Pai lum
under Master William R. Gregory and Grandmaster Daniel K. Pai. Received my Nidan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei
Earnest St. Laurent Sr. and David St Laurent Jr. - Professional Karate Association's New Englang Middleweight Champion in
Fullcontact Karate undefeated! 1982 - Received my Sandan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earest St. Laurent
St. Sr., Sensei Gilbert Dolman. 1984 - Received my Sandan Black Belt in Kajukenpo Pai Lum kung-fu under Master's William R.Gregory
and Ed Strok Canada. - Received my Yondan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr., Sensei
Gilbert Dolman. 1985 - Received my Yondan Black Belt in Kajukenpo Pai lum kung-fu under Master William R.Gregory and Grandmaster
Daniel K.Pai. 1987 - Received my Godan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do under Sensei Earnest St. Laurent Sr. - Received my
Godan Black Belt in Kajukenpo Pai Lum kung-fu under Master William R. Gregory and Master Ed Strok From Canada. 1990 - Received
my Rokudan in Kajukenpo under Grandmaster William R.Gregory. 1993 - Received my Yondan Black Belt in Aikijujitsu Federation
under Master Toshihizo Obata. 1994 - Received an update on my MooDuk Kwon Taekwon-do Certification Sandan Black Belt from
Sensei Richard Chun. - Received Rokudan update Certification Black Belt from Grandmaster William R. Gregory and Sensei David
St. Laurent Jr. ( 1990 ). - Received my Rokudan Black Belt from Nick Cerio's International Martial Arts Association from Professor
Nick Cerio. - Received my Rokudan from the United States RyuKuKai Karate-do Association Shihan Robert M. Handley, Sensei Earnest
St. Laurent Sr., Sensei Gilbert Dolman and (Maestro Giuseppi Guaraldi JKA Italy). - Received the Grand Championship Title
in (Kumite) Heavyweight Champion. Plus first place runner up in Kata & Weapons. in the Nick Cerio's International Martial
Arts Association. Karate Championships! 1995 - Received my Nidan Black Belt in Aikido, Japan Aikido Federation under Master Tikki Oyama. 1997 - Received my Sokeship from Grandmaster William
D. Miller International Soke Head Founder's Society and the International Society of Combat Martial Arts. - Received my W.B.B.B
Certification from Grandmaster Kang Rhee as the W.B.B.B. Certified School Instructor. - Founder of Shojukempo Karate-do with
the rank of Soke 8th Dan. (Hachidan) Presently Holds: - 10th Dan. Black Belt in Shojukempo Karate-do Soke, Hanshi, Grandmaster
( founder ) - 8th Dan Black Belt American Kenpo / Kempo Karate - 7th Dan Black Belt Kajukenpo - Master's Level 5th Dan Black
Belt Bok Lum Pai Kung-fu - 6th Dan Black Belt Shotokan Karate-do - 5th Dan. Black Belt Aikijujitsu - 3rd Dan. Black Belt Moo
Duk Kwon Taekwon-do - 2nd Dan Black Belt Aikido - 1st Dan Black Belt Kyokushinkai Karate-do 1st Dan Black Belt Okinawin Goju-Kan
Karate-do Personal: - Chief Instructor for the Nathan Bishop Middle School Shotokan Karate Club Prov. R.I. - Chief Instructor
for the Arlengton Elementary School Shotokan Karate Club Cranston, R.I. - Soke Head Master and Founder of the R.I.SHOTOKAN
KARATE HOMBU DOJO'S. - President and founder of the SHOJUKEMPO INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION. - President
and founder of the R.I.DRUG BUSTER'S KARATE TEAM. W.B.B.B. Certified Branch School Instructor. - Cheif Instructor of Bill Gregory's Kajukenpo Martial Arts Studio Pawtucket and Central Falls Rhode Island. - c/o founder for MARTIAL ARTS WOMAN AGAINST
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. Awarded as the Highest Ranking Afro American Martial Arts Instructor under Grandmaster William R.Gregory
in the State of Rhode Island. Hanshi Larry S.L. Martin's update! July - 24th 2000 Board member of the International Ryu Kyu
Kai Karate Association awarded 7th Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate-do, appointed to the board of Directors, 2002 inducted
to the Ryu Kyu Kai Karate Association Hall of fame by Dr. Kyoshi Robert M. Handley 9th Dan. and I'm the United States Director
for the International Ryu kyu kai Karate Association. Dec - 13th 2001 awarded Sokeship from Grandmaster George Petrotta 10th
Dan Director President of the ISA- International Sungja-do Association for recognition of SHOJUKEMPO KARATE-DO and the Rhode
Island State Director with full honors! Jan - 17th 2002 Soke Larry S.L. Martin founder / President and Ceo for the newly founded
Association known as Shojukempo International Martial Arts Association which is the Governing Body for the (Martial
Art Women Against Domestic Violenc ) Vice President Co founder. ( World Youth Martial Arts Federation ) Vice President Co.
founder. ( Interscholastic Shotokan Karate-do Association ) founder / President and the (New England Traditional Shotokan
Karate-do Alliance) founder / President, these Organizations have full Recognition from the top Grandmasters & Associations world
wide! March - 20th 2002 recognition Certification form the United States Martial Arts Federation for SHOJUKEMPO KARATE-DO.
April - 20th 2002 Rhode Island State Director for the World Combat Arts Federation July - 1st 2002 awarded 9th Dan. from Grandmaster
Al Cunningham 10th Dan Admin. President of the North American Grandmasters Council and was appointed as Senior Advisor by
Grandmaster Cunningham July - 12th 2002 member of the Hawaii Martial Arts International Society. July - 1st 2002 awarded Hanshiship from Grandmaster
Montezuma C. Cantu 10th Dan President Ceo of the International Black Belt Federation with appointed letter as Ambassador to
Europe an Canada for the Martial Arts.
plus Board Member and Director for the Japanese Karate-do Division in Rhode Island under the All Japan Okinawan Karate Association.
Aug - 29th 2002 Rhode Island state Director for the United States Martial Artist Association under President / founder Supreme
Grandmaster William A. Rankin 10th Dan Sept - 2002 received Certification for 9th Dan. As a member of the Karazenpo Goshin
Jitsu Black Belt Society with " SHOJUKEMPO KARATE-DO recognition from " Sonny Victor Gascon " 10th Dan founder of Karazenpo
Goshin Jitsu. Dec - 28th 2002 received B- Class Certification 6th Dan. Chief Instructor, Examiner, Referee from the World JKA Karate
and Rhode Island State Director. Aug. 24th 2004 I was awarded my 10th Dan as the founder of Shojukempo by Grandmaster Al Cunningham of
the North American Grandmasters Council, Kyoshi Dr. Robert M. Handley of the International Ryukyukai Karate Association.
May. 2004 received my 9th Dan Certification
from Sijo Victor ' Sonny ' Gascon 10th Dan founder of Karazenpo Go Shinjitsu.
Nov. 2005 World Martial Arts Union Eeecutive
Board member and State Director for Rhode Isalnd.
Jan. 2006 received Certification from the JKS
under Master Asai Shotokan Karate-do as a member.
Prof. Larry S.L. Martin Hanshi was a student of William R. Gregory he started back
in 1973 in the Kajukenpo system. known to all the Martial Artsist in Rhode Island as " tiger Linc Martin ' Linc began to train
with William R. Gregory from 1973 to 1997. Linc started teaching Shotokan & Kempo to many people in the Providence,
Pawtucket and Central Falls area. Linc quietly broke away from the Kajukenpo system and found the Shoju-kempo ryu system
teaching traditional Shotokan and Kenpo / Kempo Karate-do. still keeping his ties with Gregory, Linc's love for Shotokan Karate-do
grew. but, he never stoped training in Kenpo / Kempo. then he was Introduced to Sijo Victor Sonny Gascon founder
of Karazenpo Go Shinjutsu by Grandmaster Al Cunningham. Al knew that Linc had heart and spirit for the Art of Kenpo
/ Kempo. so, he and Sijo Gascon appointed Linc as the Rhode Island President of the Karazenpo Go Shinjutsu Black Belt Sociaty.
Linc's heart is Kenpo / Kempo. but, his love is Shotokan Karate-do. Shoju-kempo ryu is an offshoot of Kajukenpo. still today,
Linc teaches his students what he has learned from Gregory, Cerio, Pasere, Pai, Parker and Gascon. Kempo has changed over
and over again. but, I can say that Linc keeps these Great Masters Art alive in his students and in his Dojo!