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SOKE RUNAKO MASHAMA 9th Dan

Founder of the Rudo Ryu Jiu Jitsu System, July 2003

Director/Founder and Chief Instructor of the Amethyst School of Martial Arts Int’l Inc. April 2004

 


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Runako Rudo Mashama

Date of Birth: February 5, 1957

Place of Birth: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

 

RECOGNITIONS

 

- GREAT GRAND MASTER AARON BANKS- January 28, 2007 Madison Square garden WORLD PROFESSIONAL MARTIAL ARTS ORGANIZ0ATION, Hall of fame (world renowned Grand Master)

 

- USA MARTIAL ARTS ORGNIZATION, 2007 Induction category (Soke of the year)

 

- KUROSHI-DO HALL OF FAME 2008-  November 8, 2008 USA Atlanta Georgia (Soke of the year)

 

- ACTION MARTIAL ARTS MAGAZINE HALL OF HONORS 2010- (Outstanding Contribution to the Martial Arts As A Grand Master)



TEACHING HISTORY

Purple Dragon Karate International, Trinidad W.I.:

Branch Instructor - Chaguanas Branch, 1994 – 1999, Tunapuna Branch, 1992 – 1996

Assistant Instructor – Port-of-Spain, Barataria & Belmont Branches, 1991 – 1999

Martial Arts, Fitness, Karobics, Private Instruction in Self Defense

Provided Specialized Training to Athletes and Security Personnel

Member of Winnie Mandela’s Security Team

Motivational Lectures at Black Belt Grading Exams (Purple Dragon Headquarters)

Grading Exam Assistance

Trinidad & Tobago Academy of Aiki-Jitsu, Trinidad W.I.:

Chief Instructor, 1982 – 1989

Purple Dragon Karate International, Trinidad W.I.:

Assistant Instructor - Arima Branch, 1975 – 1977, Barataria & Belmont Branches, 1973 - 1975



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Federation of Martial Arts of Trinidad & Tobago – Assistant Treasurer

Bushido Karate Dojo – Jiu Jitsu Advisor

Little Dragon School of Martial Arts – Jiu Jitsu Advisor

International Seishinkai Karate Union LLC – Far Rockaway Dojo-cho (Representative)



TRAINING HISTORY

4th Dan Black Belt: December 1997, (Don Jitsu-Ryu) Purple Dragon Karate International – Professor Don Jacob

2nd Dan Black Belt: March 1994, (Don Jitsu-Ryu) Purple Dragon Karate International – Professor Don Jacob

3rd Dan Black Belt: September 1987, (Shito-Ryu) Seishin Kai Karate Union – Soke Shogo Kuniba

2nd Dan Black Belt: July 1975, (Sanuces-Ryu) New Modern Jiu Jitsu PIA Association – Grandmaster Robert Crosson

1st Dan Black Belt: May 1973, (Sanuces-Ryu) Modern Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Karate Self-Defense Association Inc. - Dr. Moses Powell

3rd Dan Black Belt: April 1975, (Don Jitsu-Ryu) Purple Dragon Karate International – Professor Don Jacob

2nd Dan Black Belt: November 1974, (Shotokan) Purple Dragon Karate International – Professor Don Jacob

1st Dan Black Belt: April 1973, (Shotokan) Purple Dragon Karate International – Professor Don Jacob

Inception: July 1970, (Shotokan) Purple Dragon Martial Arts Association – Professor Don Jacob

SEMINARS, CLINICS & OTHER COURSES COMPLETED WITH PROS OF THE MARTIAL ARTS WORLD

Don Jitsu Ryu – Professor Don Jacob

Katas Weapons & Goshindo Jiu Jitsu – Soke Shogo Kuniba

Sanuces Ryu Jiu Jitsu – Dr. Moses Powell

Kumite Ryu Jiu Jitsu – Soke Li’l John Davis

Small Circle Jiu Jitsu – Professor Wally Jay

Urban Contemporary Jiu Jitsu – Professor Bill McCloud

Tournament Sparing – Sensei Troy Makaskell

Sugar Ryu Jiu Jitsu – Grandmaster Robert Crosson

National Jiu Jitsu & Karate Union – Shihan Lemuel Stroud

Tournament Sparing – Sensei Linda Denley (12 times, World Champion)

Tournament Sparing and Tae-Bo – Billy Blanks

(World Renown Tae Kwon Do Champion & Founder of Tae-Bo Fitness System)

CHAMPIONSHIPS:

2006 – 2nd SELF DEFENSE – Twin Towers Classics

2005 – Grand Champion KATA – Windsor Championship

2005 – 1st WEAPONS, 1ST KATA – Windsor Championship

1999 - 1st WEAPONS, 1st SELF DEFENSE, Grand Championship Finalist

- Caribbean Grand Slam, National Black Belt League

1998 - 1st WEAPONS, 1st KATA, 1st SELF DEFENSE, Grand Championship Finalist

- Caribbean Grand Slam, National Black Belt League

1997 - 1st WEAPONS, 1st KATA - Caribbean Grand Slam, National Black Belt League

1996 - 2nd WEAPONS, 2nd KATA - Caribbean Grand Slam, National Black Belt League

1994 - 2nd WEAPONS, 3rd KATA, 3rd KUMITE - Caribbean Grand Slam, National Black Belt League

1993 - 2nd WEAPONS, 2nd KUMITE - Caribbean Grand Slam, National Black Belt League

1992 – 2nd KATA, 2nd KUMITE – Caribbean Grand Slam, National Black Belt League

1971 - 1ST KATA, 1ST KUMITE - Intermediate Division, Purple Dragon Tournament

1973 - 1ST KATA, 1ST KUMITE - Black Belt Division, Purple Dragon Tournament

1974 - 1ST KATA, 2nd KUMITE - Black Belt Division, Purple Dragon Tournament

1974 - 2nd OVERALL – Battle of the Zodiac, Purple Dragon Tournament

OFFICIAL JUDGE/REFEREE:

Winsdor Championship, 2005

Caribbean Grand Slam, 1992 – 1999

BKD-SKKU Trinidad Karate Tournament, 1987

WORK DONE ABROAD:

St. Thomas & St. Croix, Demonstration & Teaching, 1973

Grenada, Demonstration, Teaching, Grading Exam Assistance, 1974

St. Lucia, Demonstration, Teaching, Grading Exam Assistance, 1977

Grenada, Teaching, Seminars, Arbitration Purple Dragon, 1998

Cayman Islands, Teaching, Seminars, Arbitration Purple Dragon, 1998

New York, Demonstration, Teaching, Grading Exam Assistance, 2000 & 2001

Trinidad, Jiu Jitsu Bootcamp, Seminar, 2005

40th Annual Oriental World of Self Defense, Demonstration 2006

APPEARANCES:

40th Annual Oriental World of Self Defense, Demonstration 2006

Ron Howard’s On the Mats

Trinidad Express

NBL Magazine

CERTIFICATIONS:

Internation Seishinkai Karate Union LLC: Certificate of Association, Issue Date – December 10, 2004

University of the West Indies, Extra Mural Studies Unit: Custom Tailoring 1985- 1986, Issue Date – July 18, 1986

COMMUNITY ACTIVITY:

Founding Member/Secretary of Prizgar Lands Action Committee (PLAC), Trinidad W.I. The committee’s purpose was to affect the upliftment of the community through improvement of roadways, waterways and community facilities, and by creating employment opportunities & local sports teams for youth participation.

Chairman of St. Tekle Haimanot Brotherhood of St. Gabriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Brooklyn, New York

 

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