Instrutor Ed's corner .
1973 - 1977 High School and Free style wrestling .
Winner of the Richmond High School Oiler Classic ,
and the R.B.A.L. Championship . Team captain & M.V.P.
A tribute to the late Coach Richard Blaettler .
Thanks to the Richmond High wrestling team , Paul Rose ,
Neil Witbeck from Elk Grove , Illinois , David Robinson from
Harry Ells High School , & State champion Tyrone Rose .
Military experience .
1977 - 1978 Basic combat & Advanced Individual Training. Fort Jackson .
1977 - 1978 United States Army duties in Fort Jackson , South Carolina ,
and Fort Ord , California .
1979 - 1981 Cross training with military forces from England and Germany .
1982 - 1988 Assignments in Washington , Florida , Texas , and California .
1989 - 1996 Military Police Academy Concord California. Cross training
at Camp Pendleton , Panama , and Saudi Arabia .
1990 - 1991 - Private investigations . Oakland , California .
Martial art experience
1979 - 1981 - Shorin Ryu Karate - Do . Darmstadt Germany .
1982 - 1986 - Kajukenbo & tournament competition .
1986 - 1988 - Instructor . Benicia , California .
1989 - 1997 - Instructor . Richmond , California .
1998 - 2019 - Chief Instructor in the city of San Pablo .
To Manfred Kurth , Holgev , Dieter , Emmanuel and Stephan Thalasinos
of Darmstadt karate in West Germany . Thank you very much . USS !
From the Kajukenbo system . The late Bob Kelly , Jeff and Todd Moss ,
Gil Soberal , Lloyd Craft , Stuart Rowe , Gary Wilcox , Edwin Solis ,
GM. Frank Lozano , and G.G.M. Wolf Hillesheim . It has been quite a journey.
To the parents and members of Ed Hernandez Karate . Thank you
for your loyalty and support since 1998 .
Sincerely , Instructor Ed