OKO Affiliates:



Michelle Manu

She is the only woman accepted as a disciple and earn the title of teacher (Kumu) under Grand Master (‘Olohe) Solomon Kaihewalu in over 40 years

  • Kaihewalu Lua - 10th Dan -

         ‘Umi Kekele’ele’ele

Michelle is known for her accomplishments as a 10th Black Belt and teacher (Kumu) of the rarely seen ancient Hawaiian Combat Art, Lua.

Grand Master

Eugene Sedeño

GM Sedeño started boxing and Judo with Mr. Raymond Yee at the age of ten in Kalihi Valley, Oahu, and is a first generation student and black belt of Professor Walter Leo Niakala Godin.

  • Kajukenbo - 9th Dan - Grand Master

He has been teaching since 1969, and currently instructs at Sedeño's School of Self Defense in Albuquerque, NM.

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Robert L. Jones

  • Kajukenbo - 8th Dan

  • Kenpo - 10th Dan

He currently teaches at Warrior Spirit Martial Arts Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Lin Barry

Lin has been studying martial arts since 1974

  • Kenpo -7th Dan -Sigung

  • 2000-01 World Champion in Weapons Category

She teaches both elementary school and Karate at Karate for Christ of Arizona.

Currently lives in Mesa AZ

Grand Master

Steve Shover

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

  • Kajukenbo - 6th 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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Mickey Lopez

Sigung Mickey Lopez started his Kajukenbo training in 1994 under Grand Master Ron Esteller.

He also trains Jeet Kune Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Muay Thai.

  • Kajukenbo - 6th Dan

Currently, Sigung Mickey is the Fitness Arena Manager for Alameda County DSAL Boxing Academy in Hayward, CA.

Associate Professor

Chris Stewart

Chris has been studying martial arts since 1995​.

He was recognized as one of the first certified instructors for Karate for Christ International.

  • Kenpo - 5th Dan - Godan

Founder of the Christian Kenpo Fellowship, and has recently joined the Ordonez Kajukenbo Ohana. Chris is currently the pastor of Community E. Free Church, Philip SD, where he lives and teaches Martial Arts.


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Chief Instructor 

Bob Napier

  • Kajukenbo - 1st Dan – Chief Instructor

Currently lives in Harrison, Ohio



Valentín Garrido Martín

  • Kajukenbo – 3rd Dan – Sifu

Vice President of the Kajukenbo Association of Castilla la Mancha, his school has more than 100 students instructed by GM Valentín Garrido. Currently lives in Azuqueca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.


Eric Cardona

  • Kenpo – 3rd Dan – Sifu

Currently lives in Georgia USA and teaches at at Ju-Ka-Kung Kempo

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