FOUNDER & GRAND MASTER JERRY BELL
MASTER ABDUL AZEAS 8TH DAN (FLA. U.S.A.)
MASTER JOHN MCCLARY 8TH DAN (PHILA. U.S.A.)
MASTER JOHN PITTMEN 7TH DAN (CA. U.S.A.)
HEZEKIAH EL 6TH DAN (CA. U.S.A.)
TOMOKO KATSUME 5TH DAN (OSAKA JAPAN)
RONALD BYRD 5TH DAN (ATL U.S.A.)
Black Ryu Federation (BRF) Mission Statement
The Mission of the Black Ryu Federation is to unify all Martial Artists upon a foundation of inclusiveness, self- respect, unity, integrity, discipline, honesty, truth, dedication, loyalty, consideration, compassion, beneficial knowledge, diligence, justice, and mutual respect for all styles or systems in order to provide services, extraordinary knowledge exchanges, and right-guidance to help foster Technical Excellence, Sincere Fellowship, Improved Education, Outstanding Character, and Exceptional Human Development. The BRF is committed to Uprightness,
Social Dignity, Cultural Enrichment, Dissemination of Beneficial Knowledge, Respect for all Humanity and Life, Assisting the Needy, Disadvantaged or Challenged, and Maintaining the Highest Standards in all competencies in the Martial Arts Community.
The Black Ryu Federation (also known as BRF) is a national and international known, world-class 501(c)(3) charitable organization comprised of highly skilled and dedicated martial artists and other professionals who are rich in a variety of disciplines, expertise, and traditions of excellence. The BRF will provide our members with unparalleled opportunities for productive personal growth, constructive development and dynamic self- esteem enrichment. BRF will always strive for excellence and to exceed the expectations of our investors, members, affiliates, and the global Martial Arts Community.
The Black Ryu Federation (BRF) is committed to effective communication and continuous improvement to foster technical excellence, an environment of trust and teamwork, and the highest standards of integrity which promotes personal as well as organizational growth and achievement of clearly prioritized goals.