Sensei Ed Duffee began
train with Hanshi Paul Ortino while stationed at Schofield Barracks Hawaii in
1992. Sensei Duffee was promoted
to the rank of Shodan in 1996 under the Okinawa Kenpo system. Sensei Ed
was recently promoted to 2nd Dan on 7/10/20 by Hanshi Paul Ortino, Jr. in
back to the mainland with the military Sensei Duffee continued his martial
arts training in Okinawa Kenpo as well as Judo and Aikido.
After leaving the military Sensei Duffee relocated to New Jersey,
continuing training in Aikido and Hwarang Do.
Sensei Duffee formed the Bound Brook Karate Club and taught the Okinawa
Kenpo System in 2004.
Duffee is moving back to his hometown of Tallahassee Florida in May of 2006 to
open Dharma-Ryu Dojo of Tallahassee.