Our KSDS Family

 Our Kajukembo / Kajukenbo Lineage   

Sijo Emperado - GGM Aleju Reyes - GM Richard Peralta.



Our Professor Passed away October 28th 2005, this was a hand written List he created 6 months before his death.




Order               Name                       Year        Current Rank level given from G.M. Peralta 2005



1.                     Ed Shepard                        68                        1st degree -   Alive and well - See Bio page..  Current rank 9th Degree Black belt under K.S.D.S.A  - 2014

2.                     Adam De La Cruz            71                        1st degree - Promoted to 8th Degree in 2006 by KSDI

3.                     Manuel Arcos                   71                         2nd degree - 9th Degree Grand Master with KSDI

4.                     Dan Frazier                       74                         7th degree  -  Promoted to  9th Degree Black Belt Grand Master in 2009 by Sijo Emperado

5.                     Rudy Perez                        74                        2nd degree -  No Longer Active

6.                     Harold Marks                    87                        1st degree  -  No Longer Active

7.                     Jerry Jamie                       88                           2nd degree -  No Longer Active

8.                     Jerry Rios                          90                         1st degree  -   Left KSDS and under Jessie Escobedo

9.                     Jessie Escobedo               90                          3rd degree  -  Left KSDS and Joined KSDI in 1999 - Current Rank 8th Degree under G.M. Angel Garcia.

10.                   Mike Vick                            91                       1st degree  -  Stopped training

11.                   Tim Henry                          91                        1st degree  -  Stopped Training

12.                   Burt Vickers                       93                        5th degree -    Teaching and Promoted to 8th Degree by Dan Frazier  in 2015

13.                   Willis Norvell                    93                        5th degree -    Teaching and Promoted to 6th Degree by Dan Frazier in 2006

14.                   Israel Gonzales                97                         4th degree -    Teaching and Promoted to 8th Degree by Dan Frazier in 2015

15.                   Terry Roach                      00                        4th degree       Still active

16.                   Jay Ortiz                            00                        4th degree -    Still active




Black belts that have aligned themselves under G.M. Peralta

and that have received Rank from G.M. Peralta



1.                     Alvin Williams                 87                         3rd degree    no longer active

2.                     Patrick McDaniels          87                         5th degree - Started his own System.

3.                     Cedric Pickett                   ?                          4th degree    no longer active

4.                     Agustin Lopez                  94                        8th degree  - Head of KSDS in Europe

5.                     James E Cox                     98                        5th degree - Active Promoted to 7th Degree by the AKA assoc..

  This is our Kajukembo Black Belt Family Tree -





My Black Belt listing

1.                Dale Nelson                                         2004                                        1st Degree Black Belt – Kajukembo Kempo Karate
2.                Chris Kimbrough                                2006                                        5th Degree Black Belt – Kempo Karate
3.                Mike Baker                                           2006                                        2nd Degree Black Belt – Kempo Karate
4.                Greg Thomas                                      2009                                        4th Degree Black Belt – Kempo Karate
5.                Jeff Grant                                             2011                                        4th Degree Black Belt – Kajukembo Kempo Karate
6.                Jim Morrill                                            2011                                        1st Degree Black Belt – Kajukembo Kempo Karate

Note:                      Jim Morrill                                           2014                                            No Longer associated with K.S.D.S. Mr. Morrill elected to align with another Kajukenbo group.

Contact me @  burtvickers@kajukembousa.com

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