Other JD Bios – History

John Bruce Daniels is a 7th dan Black Belt in Arnis Demano and a certified instructor in Jeet Kune Do under Sifu Dan Inosanto who was Bruce Lee’s number one instructor.  He holds a total of 5 black belts. His work with a local hospital trauma team reinforces his commitment to educate others in self-defense techniques. This commitment is represented by the video Personal Protection & Awareness Techniques, which John directed and produced in 1990.  He has been featured on the cover of “Inside Kung-Fu”, and featured inside “Blackbelt”, and “Full contact” magazines.

John Daniels
Guro John Daniels has over twenty years of experience in the martial arts. He holds the rank of 7th Dan Arnis and Arjuken Karate under Grandmaster Roberto Presas. He is also a full instructor in Daga say Daga. Guro Daniels has been certified by Sifu Dan Inosanto as an instructor of Filipino Martial
Arts and a 6th year associate instructor of Lee Jun Fan Gung Fu. Guro Daniels was also the Staff Instructor for Straight Blast Gym and is currently Staff Instructor at the Dacascos Kung Fu Academy.
Guro Daniels other certifications include:

Full instructor Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee’s art). Under Sifu Norton (who was under Sifu Larry Hartsel; one of Bruce Lee’s top students).

  • Certified Instructor under Guro Dan Inosanto
  • 7th Degree Black Belt under GM Roberto Presas
  • 5th Dan Black Belt under GM Ciriaco “Cacoy” Canete.
  • Apprentice Instructor under Guro Ted LucayLucay
  • Tagapagturo (Instructor) under Guro Leonard Trigg
  • Phase 1 Instructor under Ajarn Chai Sirisute
  • Graduate (Instructor) in Laoation Kickboxing under Ajarn Samsak Boupha
  • Phase 1 Instructor under Paul Vunak & Tom Cruise
  • Blue Belt under Fabio Santos (BJJ)
  • 2nd Dan in Hapkido
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Taekwondo under Bob Maves
  • Certified Instructor under the late Sifu Larry Hartsel
  • Guro Muda in Silat under Chaz Clements and Guro Kurt Goodwin
  • 7th level black sash under Sifu Al Dacosco in Fillipino Combat Arts
  • 2 dan in Karate kendo and Katana under master MARTINEZ
  • Red Belt under Sifu Cliff Lenderman Thai Jitsu
  • 6th Dan Arnis under GM Ernesto Preasas
  • 5th Dan Arjuken Karate
  • Master in Daga Say Daja