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#357762 - 08/22/07 07:25 AM RIP Larry Hartsell
Angharad_Rhydd Offline

Registered: 04/24/07
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Loc: Wales
It was recently announced that Sifu Larry Hartsell passed away in the early hours of Tuesday 20th August. Larry was a pioneer of JKD grappling, an excellenet teacher, and a fantastic guy. Larry leaves behind a wife Deborah, and close family.


#357763 - 08/22/07 08:20 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: Angharad_Rhydd]
MattJ Offline
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Registered: 11/25/04
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Loc: York PA. USA
Terrible news! Larry Hartsell was a grappling pioneer, and an amazing technician. I feel very lucky to have been able to attend one of his seminars. I know he had been having some health issues for a few years now.

He will be missed.


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#357764 - 08/22/07 09:14 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: MattJ]
Neko456 Offline
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Registered: 01/18/05
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That is sad news Sifu Hartsell was a reknown JKD who specialized in the Grappling field as mentioned. A trully amazing and gifted martial artist. That is sad news, I offer my hard felt condolences to his family and students.

And know that the MA world has lost one of it's greatest teachers.

How old was Sifu Hartsell?


#357765 - 08/22/07 10:11 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: Neko456]
JKogas Offline

Registered: 01/25/03
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Loc: North Carolina
Larry Hartsell was one of my brother-in-law's instructors. He was responsible for turning the JKD community onto grappling before it became fashionable. We've lost a true legend and pioneer.


#357766 - 08/22/07 10:45 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: JKogas]
Taison Offline
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Registered: 09/06/05
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This is like losing a legend! Larry's dead?

JKD lost one of the important pioneers imo. Without Larry, JKD wouldn't be what it is today. Without Larry, JKD would still be a primarily striking art. Larry was one of those guys who proved grappling was an important aspect of fighting.

Larry will be missed. Condolensces to his family and friends.

-Taison out
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#357767 - 08/22/07 03:54 PM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: Taison]
Cord Offline

Registered: 01/13/05
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Loc: Cambridge UK.
i never had a chance to meet Mr Hartsell, but from his reputation and contributions to the MA world, I know this is a tremendous loss. Very sad.
Don't let the door hit ya' where the good lord split ya'

#357768 - 08/23/07 02:03 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: Angharad_Rhydd]
ShikataGaNai Offline

Registered: 08/27/05
Posts: 1163
Loc: Bellingham, WA
Very, very sad. His work won't be forgotten though, so he made his mark on the world forever.

#357769 - 08/23/07 05:46 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: Neko456]
kalijkd1 Offline

Registered: 08/23/07
Posts: 1
Larry turned 65 on August 15th. He was a great instructor whom I have trained under for some time. He was one of Dan Inosanto's first students.
Sifu/Guro Michael Vincent

#357770 - 08/23/07 07:21 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: kalijkd1]
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Registered: 05/15/05
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Loc: Poland
sad news. condolences to his family all who knew him
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#357771 - 08/23/07 09:00 AM Re: RIP Larry Hartsell [Re: Angharad_Rhydd]
Ames Offline

Registered: 05/29/05
Posts: 1117
Larry Hartsell was a true pioneer.

Rest in Peace.

"Seek not to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought."

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