Jerry Cook started the martial arts in 1971, in Junior High he studied boxing, wrestling & shotokan under master Charles Dixon. In 1974, he taught Parkers kenpo karate through high school eventually receiving a black belt from the AKKA. In 1980, he studied akido with John Takagi. During 1984, he received a black belt in okanawan go-ju-ryu with sensei Alverez. Then in 1985, he learned tiger & crane from Buck Sam Kong and later masters such as Hung & Ru Hu Zhu. He also learned the 116 wing chun mokjong from master Fong. In 1987, he learned 108 ba-kwa from Dr. Wong and later masters such as Hsu & Ting-jue. He received a black belt in green dragon kung fu / shuai chaio / chang 108 taichi from master Chicoine, and 108 long fist 1-10 fighting methods from master Ma, and later Pan Qing Fu's 18 combat style. In 1990, he received a black belt in Budo kan ju-jitsu from Dr. Anglen. During 1992 he started work with Jin Heng Li in wu shu receiving a black sash. In 2002, he received a 7th° black belt in kajukenbo certified by c- jo Emperado, and Grandmaster Pierce. He also started his studies with shaolin monk Shi Yong Kkai in styles of yi-chin-ching, baji & chen taichi; he also worked with Chen Xaio Wang, Chen Bing, and Chen Zhang. In 2005, he received one of the most knowledgeable master’s awards from the Martial Arts Hall of Fame & was put on the International Grandmasters Council. In 2007, he became a Doh-yi master with daoist priest Jaing Jing Sun Baek specializing in Wu-Tang sword and Dao-in. In 2008, he received grandmaster scrolls from ninjitsu Grandmaster Ashida Kim & Grandmaster Lawrence Day black dragon. During 2011, he received IMACC professorship, grandmaster in Grandmaster John Wong’s tanglang lotus clan & received a 9th° black belt in the Pierce combat method, kajukenbo & the black dragon fighting society. He helped build the Yang Tze Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona under Master and Dr. Xiao Pu Quan. Jerry Cook has won over 50 national black belt championships & has produced over a dozen books & videos in the arts. Master cook specializes in teaching & certifying martial arts instructors in more than 200 schools. He has learned from some of the greatest teachers of the time & enjoys sharing that knowledge with others.