Martial Arts:

Matthew Apsokardu is a practitioner of Okinawa Kenpo Karate and Kobudo.

Credentials include:

Main Influences:

  • C. Bruce Heilman (10th Dan Okinawa Kenpo Karate Kobudo, 3rd Dan Jujutsu)
  • Ann-Marie Heilman (9th Dan Okinawa Kenpo Karate Kobudo)
  • Rick Zondlo (7th Dan Okinawa Kenpo Karate Kobudo, Shodan Kendo, Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu)
  • Bill Hayes (9th Dan Shobayashi Ryu)
  • Jody Paul (9th Dan Seidokan, Motobu Udundi)

Personal Background:

Matthew Apsokardu graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Professional Writing and a minor in Natural Science.

Matthew has written across various genres which includes the following credits…

Matthew has served as editor and publisher to other martial works, including:

Matthew has also been featured as an interview guest on the following programs:

  • Low Tech Combat – Traditional Martial Arts and Self Defense
  • Columbia University – Martial Arts Learning in a Digital World
  • Moai Martial Arts – The Old Ways (A Biographical Interview)
  • WingChunGeeks.com – Wing Chun vs Karate Research
  • Robin’s Bite – Improved Diet Through The Okinawa Program
  • Martial Thoughts Podcast – Okinawa Kenpo and the goal of Ikigai
  • Budo Inochi – Developing an Effective Martial Arts Website

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