Way of The Winds
Martial Arts System

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Grand Master: Ronald Duncan

 

 

Professor Ronald Duncan
Father of American Ninjitsu

Born in Panama. Professor Ronald Duncan began training in boxing at the age of seven. Since Professor Ronald Duncan grew up in an area where many of the elite military forces of that country were training in jungle warfare, he learned at an early age to read the signs of nature for directions in and out of the jungle. It was the beginning of a long and very involved career in many aspects of the martial arts.

Ronald Duncan went on to serve in the United States Marine Corp where he was a member of the USMC Judo team and earned one of his earliest black belt rankings. Professor Duncan went on to earn a black belt in several other disciplines such as Hakko Ryu Jujitsu, Dai-nippon Jujitsu Ryu, Sosuishi Ryu, Kin Dai Gakko Ryu, Aikido, Aiki-Jujitsu, Kempo, Kobujitsu (weaponry), and Shinobino-jitsu (popularly known as Ninjitsu). His teachers were all legendary men; Charlie Neal, Ernie Cates, Tatsuo Uzaki, and Don Draeger.

Evolving into such a versatile practitioner of the martial arts, Professor Ronald Duncan became the first non-oriental to be publically recognized in "Official Karate" magazine as a master of martial arts weaponry. For many years to come, Professor Duncan would thrill audiences around the world with spectacular demonstrations that would include vast assortments of traditional and non traditional weapons. Ronald Duncan was also the first to be shown catching live arrows with his bare hands on nationally televised programs such as "Thrill Seekers", and "Wide World of Sports".

Ronald Duncan has taught Special Troops, Navy S.E.A.L. Teams, law enforcement agencies, and various government agencies in foreign countries. He is also a certified expert in firearms, and competition shooting. Having such knowledge in firearms, Professor Duncan is quite proficient in combative and gun disarming tactics. Since the establishment of his Way of the Winds™ System, schools internationally are affiliated with him. He has taught in Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Panama, England and South Africa. He has also been involved with the blind, physically handicapped, and homeless inner-city youth.

Ronald Duncan is a recipient of numerous Hall of Fame awards and honors including the Professional Karate Federation in 1977, Turtull Hall of Fame in 1981, Marine Martial Arts Federation Hall of Fame Charter Life Member in 1997, Martial Arts Masters, Pioneers & Legends Hall of Fame 1997, Tribute to the Greatest Masters of the Twentieth Century Hall of Fame (sponsored by Wesley Snipes) in 1998, and The World Head of Family Sokeship Council Hall of Fame 1999, and AFMA Hall of Fame 2000.

 

The System

It has been stated that Ronald Duncan is a practical practitioner of the martial arts. He has always strived to broaden and develop his skills and knowledge, from knife throwing to the stealthy discipline of ninjitsu.

Today Professor Ronald Duncan is often acknowledged as the "Father of American Ninjitsu". There was a time when ninjitsu was not being practiced publically in this country, but Ronald Duncan was one of a few individuals who dared to seek out and study the arts of the ninja. Since then, other ninjitsu practitioners and schools have emerged.

The Way of the Winds™ system not only entails training in ninjitsu, but also encompasses a comprehensive approach to all of the many facets of Ronald Duncan's history as a martial artist. Self defense and combative strategies are the main emphasis of training as students are also exposed to the traditional Budo arts. such as jujitsu, aiki-jujitsu, kobujitsu (weaponry), and Karate-do.

The Way of the Winds™ System's philosophy is to endure, which is something that Professor Ronald Duncan has done for the past 40 years as a martial arts pioneer.

 
 

 

Way of The Winds Martial Arts System
Available for Seminars, Lectures, Private/semi-private instruction

Phone: (516) 410-4334

Main Website: http://www.wayofthewinds.com

 

Email:

Ronald Duncan, Sr.
  Gregory Duncan
  Ron Duncan, Jr.


 

 

 

 

 

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