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Professor Rick Moneymaker

Professor Rick Moneymaker


Rick Moneymaker has earned the “Man Of The Year Award” presented by the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, recognized by the International Society of Headfounders/Headfamilies as a 9th Degree Black Belt and Soke of TORITE JUTSU, awarded the Golden Lifetime Achievement Award and the Meijin Award presented by the directors of the International Shurite Yudansha-Kai. Inducted into the International Karate and Kickboxing Hall of Fame and inducted in Combat Magazines Hall of Fame.

Rick Moneymaker is also a High Dan Board member of the AKBBA and has appeared in five nationally published magazines and five international magazines.

Grandmaster Moneymaker has taught on the International Seminar circuit for over 20 years.

During his competition career, he won 25 Black Belt Heavy Weight Championships and 1 Grand Championship.

He has had the honor of Instructing numerous members of the Military, Police and Private Security Officers for over 20 years.

Ranks & Certifications:

  • Kudan (9th degree black belt) Torite-Jutsu
  • Kudan (9th degree black belt) Okinawan Kempo Karate-do
  • Yukdan (6th degree black belt) Tae Kwon Do by American Black Belt (March 25, 2000)
  • Rokudan (6th degree black belt) Isshinryu Karate-do
  • Yondan (4th degree black belt) Aikibudo
  • Nidan (2nd degree black belt) Japanese Goju-ryu Karate-do
  • Level 2 Reiki Therapist

Awards & Recognition:

  • Co-Founder and Grandmaster of the DSI
  • Head Instructor and Co Founder of the TO-RI Karate Institute
  • Author of Torite Jutsu Reference Manual.
  • Author of the Torite Jutsu Technique Manual.
  • Doctor Of Martial Arts Degree.
  • Featured in ‘Who’s Who in Karate”
  • 2000 International Instructor of the Year by the American Federation Of Martial Arts Hall Of Fame