Ross is a retired NYC Correction Officer who specialized
in the Handling of Security Risk group prisoners.
A Yudansha in Shorinjiryu Kenzenkai Karatedo (an Offshoot
of the Shorinjiryu Kenkokan founded by Masayoshi Hisataka),
he also spent six years studying Jujutsu (classical,
modern and Brazilian). Possessing an avid interest
in the history of martial arts and traditions he currently
serves as the Research Coordinator for FightingArts.com
as well as moderating its Martial Arts Talk forum.
He additionally serves as the moderator of the Sabaki
List (which is dedicated to various martial artists
and full contact stylists) and is a member of the
International Hoplology Society.
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