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Board Members:

Great Grand Master Jason Groff

(Chairman)

Great Grand Master (GGM) Jason Groff is a 10th Degree Red/Gold Belt in Kajukenbo and the Successor to the Ordonez Kajukenbo Ohana.

  • Kajukenbo - 10th Dan - Great Grand Master​

GGM Groff has over 50 years’ experience in martial arts, a U.S. Army Veteran, and retired Law Enforcement Officer. GGM Groff is the Chairman of the Board of the Ordonez Kajukenbo Ohana.

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Professor Dennis Stewart
(President)

Dennis began training in Martial Arts in 1965 and has 40+ years experience in Kenpo Karate.

  • Kajukenbo - 8th Dan - Professor

  • Ordonez Kajukenbo President

Dennis was inducted into the Karate for Christ International Hall of Honor in 2018, and currently teaches at Karate for Christ of Arizona with his son, Joseph Stewart.​

Sibok Frank Charmoli
(Vice President)

Frank has trained in various styles of martial arts since he was young. 

  • Kajukenbo – 2nd Dan – Sibok

  • Ordonez Kajukenbo Vice President

He is a veteran who served in the USMC, Navy reserve and Air Force reserve.  Frank is a retired police officer and current police Chaplain for a local agency in Arizona, and is currently an instructor at Karate for Christ of Arizona.

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Senior Advisory Council:

Senior Grand Master

A.J. Carroll

  • Kajukenbo - 9th Dan - Senior Grand Master

  • Senior Advisory Council Chairman

A.J. currently teaches small groups, privates and seminars and continues to train and teach in Colorado @ GM’s AJ Carroll's Kajukenbo School of Self Defense

Senior Grand Master
Dean Goldade

Dean began training with his father in boxing as a young boy and began formal martial arts training in early 1970's. He trained in a variety of systems for over 40 years and achieved many ranks over a lifetime of study:

  • Kajukenbo - 9th Dan - Senior Grand Master

SGM Goldade currently teaches small groups, privates and seminars in and around Central Texas and continues to train and develop his personal system of Goldade Martial Science a.k.a. “Ke Kaua.”

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Grand Master John S Truman Jr.

John began studying Kajukenbo in 1975. During his long career, he has studied in seminars under three of the five founders of Kajukenbo and was promoted by Uncle Frank Ordonez.

  • Kajukenbo - 9th Dan Grand Master

He has studied directly under Dai Shihan Vinson Holck and Great Grandmaster Jason Groff and currently teaches classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 PM in Tucson, AZ.

Grand Master Mike Fermin

​Mike Fermin began training in 1968 and earned his first black belt in 1980.

  • Kajukenbo - 9th Dan - Grand Master

Teaching since 1977, he now offers small group and private classes at Fermin Martial Arts in Pinole, CA.

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Grand Master Zen Dawson-Giles

Zen began training with his father in Judo in 1974 – from this began an obsession for the Martial Arts. Zen trained and studied a wide variety of systems. Along the way he has had the honor to be recognized by several great instructors:

  • Kajukenbo - 9th Dan - Grand Master

Grandmaster Dawson-Giles currently teaches small groups, privates and seminars and continues to train and teach in Washington.

Professor
Steve Shover

Steve has been practicing the martial arts since 1968 and teaching since 1975. 

  • Kajukenbo - 8th Dan

  • Kenpo - 10th Dan

He is an instructor at Professional Self Defense Institute in Grand Junction, Colorado and currently lives in Glade Park, CO

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Professor
Ron Baker

Ron is an OKO Lifetime Member and holds his 8th Dan Black Belt.

  • Kajukenbo - 8th Dan - Professor

He is a certified Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specials, under the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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