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  Frank Dux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frank William Dux is a modern American neo-ninja innovator.
Dux wrote a script entitled "The Kumite", which was to revisit the story Bloodsport had laid out, and this time with a bigger budget.
Frank Dux is unique in that he claims to have been taught the martial art of ninjutsu secretly by a neighbor during his adolescent years growing up in Woodland Hills, California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Dux   (605 words)

  
 Dux of Hazard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Frank W Dux is probably best known as being the inspiration for 1988’s ‘‘Bloodsport’’;, the movie in which he was depicted by Jean Claude Van Damme and gave the action star his first big break.
Dux sued his old ‘friend’ for breach of oral contract but eventually lost the suit after a dirty court battle in which allegations were thrown from one corner to the other including Dux doubting the actor's glowing resume.
Frank Dux now holds private training sessions and appears at seminars across the U.S. He is also trying to bring the Kumite to pay-per-view television after the explosion of Ultimate Fighting in the states.
www.garyw.inferno.freeuk.com /dux.html   (1625 words)

  
 Kumite (tournament) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The event was originally portrayed in the 1988 Jean-Claude Van Damme movie Bloodsport, in which Van Damme's character, Frank Dux, battles his way through the rounds, ultimately triumphing over a malicious fighter named Chong Li, portrayed by Bolo Yeung.
The character was, in turn, based on a real person named Frank Dux, who claimed to have been a CIA operative, and to have participated in a real Kumite tournament.
While no known Martial Arts governing body will acknowledge the existence of such a tournament, Frank Dux has claimed that he did, in fact, attend and win the 1975 Kumite, in which the events of the movie Bloodsport took place.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kumite_(tournament)   (474 words)

  
 jameshom.com | Meet Frank Dux, the legendary kickboxer portrayed by Jean Claude Van Damme in the movie Bloodsport.
Frank Dux leading a movement drill at the 2001 San Jose Gasshuku.
Frank Dux strides through the group of students, correcting their pivots and sidesteps in the movement drill he's teaching.
Dux described the Kumite to me as a big "house party." Basically, said Dux, the tournament was held on a private island in the Bahamas to avoid any legal repercussions.
martialarts.jameshom.com /library/weekly/aa073001a.htm   (321 words)

  
 FanDamme   Jean Claude van Damme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Frank also encounters a female reporter eager to find out the location of the Kumite which is a closely guarded secret.
Frank has to break a stack of bricks which he does with the "death touch" which is a method of attack his teacher's clan is famous for.
Frank plans to honor his friend and his trainer despire what the squeamish female reporter thinks of the kumite.
allstarz.hollywood.com /~fandamme/05ac_bs.htm   (782 words)

  
 Meet Frank Dux
Dux explained how he became champion only after defeating the chosen fighter of ten different promoters, including having to travel to Asia for underground fights.The controversy surrounding Dux begins with the tale of the Kumite itself.
Dux states that he doesn't claim to be a Vietnam veteran--he feels the confusion is due to him being active in veterans causes.
Van Damme and Dux were friends--after all, it was the role of Frank Dux that catapulted Van Damme to stardom.
www.budo-az.com /budo/php_e/dux_e.php   (1057 words)

  
 Court TV Online - Frank Dux v. Jean-Claude Van Damme
Dux claimed that Van Damme failed to live up to an oral agreement to pay him 2.5 percent of the gross revenue (gross points) from "The Kumite." Dux also signed a separate deal to write the script for "The Kumite," but the movie was never made because its production company went bankrupt.
Richard Alexander, Dux's friend for 20 years, testified that the plaintiff's feat of breaking bullet-proof glass with a single punch was a hoax.
To undermine Owens, Dux returned to the stand to tell told the jury that she neglected to fix a leaky pipe that eventually damaged his car, causing their apparent rift.
www.courttv.com /archive/trials/vandam/110698.html   (853 words)

  
 The Secret Man
By the age of twenty-four, Frank Dux was already an internationally renowned and controverisal figure in the martial arts, holding numerous world martial arts records.
Betrayed by a colleague, Dux is trapped on a raging battlefield between the brutal forces involved in the Iran-Iraq War.
Frank Dux lived by his own rules in a world without any, a covert warrior who fought life-and-death battles acknowledged by few.
www-scf.usc.edu /~ninjitsu/secret.html   (612 words)

  
 Bloodsport, images, pictures, Donald Gibb, Bolo Yeung, Hong Kong
Frank Dux is one of a few westerners to compete in the Kumite this year.
Frank Dux tells her where it is and she and Frank hit it off rather well.
Frank Dux has to get into a kicking match with this fellow and take a lot of painful blows to finally bring him down.
www.movieprop.com /tvandmovie/reviews/bloodsportcharacters.htm   (884 words)

  
 Shidoshi Dux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Frank W. Dux has achieved international recognition and fame as one of the foremost experts in self-defense and personal growth.
Dux has been the recipient of awards by numerous martial arts organizations for his overall excellence and teachings in the Martial Arts, an attribute he instills in all his instructors who proudly wear the rare Dux Ryu Blackbelt and are called "Sensei." Mr.
Dux's rich experience and skillful abilities bring a special quality to his instructors and students, regardless of age, sex or circumstances.
www-scf.usc.edu /~ninjitsu/shidoshi.html   (394 words)

  
 Frank Dux & Fakes in General FAQ - No BS Martial Arts
There is a picture of Dux sitting in a wide-kneed seiza while a chain of at least 13 people with their arms linked to one another try to pull him off balance through one Dux-ryu student holding Dux's forearm--a common trick utilizing physics and inefficiently arranged assistants.
Dux claimed that the circled impact in the clear panel was a "9-mm-bullet hit".
Over time, when threatened by the facts, Frank Dux has a tendancy to change his story and deny he ever made the claims despite the fact that many of them were documented by reliable sources.
www.bullshido.net /forums/showthread.php?t=15731   (5263 words)

  
 K-1 Forum - Frank Dux.................WTF?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Which leads me to Frank Dux the man that Bloodsport was based off of but the more I research Frank Dux the more and more I think he's a phoney.
Whoever Dux is, or whatever he did or did not do, will not take away anything from what the movie has done over the years as far as inspiring young fighters.
I tried researching Frank Dux a while back but never got anywhere because for every site/source that claims he is a phoney (with supporting evidence), there was a site claiming he wasn't (with their own supporting evidence).
www.k-1usa.net /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1555&whichpage=1   (896 words)

  
 Martial Arts Planet - frank dux
Frank Dux fabricated phony newspaper articles, one from the Washington Star, which painted him as some sort of military hero.
In Fact, Dux's records show he never even left the Continental US, and in the words of Johnson, "His only known war injury occurred when he fell off a truck he was painting in the motor pool"(1988,4).
Dux also made the blunder of mixing up Army and Marine awards on his uniform, ~none~ of which were legitimately his.
www.martialartsplanet.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=894   (939 words)

  
 Bloodsport [1987]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Dux is in his room, preparing for the Kumite, meditating while doing the splits on two chairs.
Frank starts out dominating, makes a few mistakes here and there but still continues to be in good shape.
Frank Dux was also the first person from the western hemisphere to win the Kumite.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Makeup/5827/bloodsport.html   (812 words)

  
 The current state of Frank Dux
Last weekend, Frank Dux and I met under a blood red sky, a setting perfect for the end of his reign as Heavyweight Kumite champion of the world.
It was the likes of which Dux had never met before, and although trained in over 22 disciplines of martial arts, he was no match for the discipline of mah wang.
Thank you Dux for a fight, albeit the fall of a legend.
anyboard.net /rec/sports/wrestling/uftchallenge/posts/215.html   (140 words)

  
 Bloodsport (1988)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Van Damme plays Frank as a man who is compelled to abandon his military post to enter and win the Kumite in order to honor his dying sensei, Tanaka as played by Chinese actor Roy Chiao.
Frank’s back story of how he comes to be Tanaka’s student and his subsequent training effectively establishes his character and motivation.
Though Bloodsport ends with a loving tribute to Frank Dux and his accomplishments, the film should not be taken too seriously on any level, especially when his action choreography is neither as realistic or as gripping as it could have been.
www.kungfucinema.com /reviews/bloodsport.htm   (975 words)

  
 Bloodsport Movie Rewind «
Frank easily beats a few "nobody's" in the tournament but once reigning champ Chong Li puts his new friend Ray in hospital and kills one fighter, Frank is determined to defeat the master of disaster.
Frank was trained by the TANAKA when he tries to steal a samurai sword from his soon to be sensi's home.
During Frank Dux's victory montage (the bit where he is defeating every opponent and progressing up the ranks) there is one particular shot in which he delivers a spinning roundhouse kick to another fighter's head.
www.fast-rewind.com /bloodsport.htm   (2061 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Bloodsport at Epinions.com
Some of it is definitely false (Karate Champ had not been invented when Dux won the tournament), however it is taken as the truth that Dux was the first westerner to win the secret Hong Kong martial arts tournament known as the Kumite.
Dux says he will do it for Tanaka, but the old man snaps at him that he is not Japanese.
The ‘grand master’ types of the Kunite demand the Dux prove he is representing Tanaka by performing his Shidoshi’s famous ‘Death Touch’ move.Dux does this by punching a stack of bricks, and destroying only the one at the bottom.
www.epinions.com /content_132225076868   (967 words)

  
 Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6
Frank Dux is identified as a covert operative
Frank Dux had gone to the editorial offices of the Los Angeles Times accompanied by his attorney, Michael Lucero.
· Where it was Frank Dux mission to hunt those working under the color of authority, Frank Dux has been targeted by rightwing extremists and war criminals, who’d have good reason to have feared him in the past, with their being guilty of high crimes and horrible atrocities.
www.duxryu.8m.com /controversy.html   (9984 words)

  
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Space is Limited & Decmber 25 is the deadline for all seminar signups.Hanshi Frank Dux founded the first American system of Ninjitsu, which he has called Dux Ryu.
Although Dux Ryu is rooted in traditional Ninjitsu, experience in no-holds-barred competitions forced Hanshi Dux to adapt, improvise, and change his fighting in order to dominate in his fights.
Hanshi Dux was the 1975‑1980 World Heavy Weight Kumite champion and is the holder of 16 world speed and power records.
www.active.com /framed/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1034307&target=_blank&poweredby=yes&showbanner=yes&affiliate=2   (78 words)

  
 Is the "Frank Dux" mentioned in the VVAW/Kerry 'Stolen Valor' fraud the "Bloodsport" movie Dux?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Dux was a fraud and non Vietnam Veteran.
I don't know if this is the same Frank Dux, but according to Google, it appears that Dux and Kerry have a lot in common: They both like to exaggerate their Vietnam experience.
Frank Dux served in the Marine Reserve in the 1970s--AFTER Vietnam.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-chat/1092897/posts   (681 words)

  
 Review for Bloodsport
Frank Dux is a military man with plans to go AWOL and enter the Kumite in Hong Kong to honor his Shidoshi, Master Tanaka, who converted Frank from Corky from Life Goes On to a lean, mean Belgian fighting machine.
Frank saves her from the group by doing some coin trickery and making Hossein look like a complete ass.
Frank continues to do okay, but, because Ray decided to be mean to Chong last time, he gets beat down by him and ends up in the hospital.
www.badmovies.org /othermovies/bloodsport   (1381 words)

  
 jameshom.com | Frank Dux: One of the Most Controversial Martial Artists Around
Regardless of what's true or false about Frank Dux, the guy is definitely a colorful character.
The instructors and students of Dux Ryu that I've met, both in person and online, share a zeal for their support of Dux and his style of ninjitsu.
Dux ryu itself is/isn't considered a legitimate branch of ninjitsu/ninjutsu, depending upon who you talk to.
martialarts.jameshom.com /library/weekly/aa073001d.htm   (330 words)

  
 Bloodsport Review
Frank Dux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a soldier in the U.S. Army that sneaks away from his military base to travel to Hong Kong where he plans to enter the kumite, a secret martial arts competition steeped in tradition and testosterone.
Dux also crosses paths with Janice Kent (Leah Ayres), a beautiful reporter that wants to sneak into the mysterious competition so she can write a story on it.
There are a couple technical gaffs to be found throughout the film; such as one where Frank Dux unleashes a series of missed kicks at the deadly Chong Li.
www.80sreborn.com /bloodsport.shtml   (704 words)

  
 The International Spy Shop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Action Martial Arts Magazine); Frank Dux is a name that is world renowned that came to be immortalized by the motion picture based upon his life — Bloodsport.
Frank Dux is a third generation descendant of Covert Operatives.
An UNMATCHED experience, one that inevitably had transformed Hanshi, Frank W. Dux into becoming, without question, one of the most celebrated, recognized, respected and acclaimed leading combat strategists and tactics authorities in the world, today.
www.internetspyshop.com /pages/736002   (487 words)

  
 Picture of Frank Dux - Deluxe Martial Arts Forums
Frank Dux describes elements of his martial philosophy.
Dux Ryu Ninjitsu's self-defense techniques, unlike Kung Fu or Karate, are geared to the individual, thus the individual progress is faster, finding personal self-defense practical for today's threats and builds around one's own strengths and weaknesses.
Another factor, separating Dux Ryu Ninjitsu from traditional Martial Arts, is that training is not addressed to fighting only under ideal conditions like in school, but in fluctuating situations and environments.
www.defend.net /deluxeforums/showthread.php?t=5991   (487 words)

  
 E-Budo.com - Frank Dux is no fraud.
Notably, Frank Dux name appears on page 10 of the US Naval Special Warfare Manual (K431-0097), where he is identified as a contributor to its creation.
If, for example, a student or friend of Frank Dux who lives in Miami started it, and it consists of little more than a list of names in a file in his kitchen cabinet, then it wouldn't mean much.
Not unlike Frank Dux DD 214 that I spoke of that contradicts the alleged claims being leveled against him by his business competitors, falsely stating that his military service was that of a radio operator, which turns out to be proved false by the DD 214.
www.e-budo.com /forum/showthread.php?t=31226   (4479 words)

  
 Welcome to FASST / DUX RYU
Frank Dux being the originator of the FASST system and being a prominent Grand Master in the martial arts,
Dux Ryu Ninjitsu includes many subjects not covered by FASST/Dux Ryu.
Several have even registered on the internet the Dux name to promote their own selfish and dishonorable interests by attaching themselves or systems or colleges of martial arts to Hanshi, Frank W. Dux.
www.duxryu.8m.com   (4014 words)

  
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In the Kumate of Bloodsport you really do "fight to survive." Frank Dux finishes each of his opponents off with artistic facial impressions and grunts.
In the end Frank Dux(Van Damme) and Chun Li meet in the arena.
movieprop.com /tvandmovie/reviews/bloodsport.htm   (870 words)

  
 Bloodsport Page 2 - Movie Tome
This film is allegded to be based on the true life of Frank Dux who became the first westerner to win the Kumite.
Frank Dux himself worked as an advisor on this film (credited with "Special Training For Mr Van Damme" & Fight Co-Ordinator").
When crediting his work on the film, he is listed as Frank Dux.
www.movietome.com /movietome/servlet/MoviePage2/movieid-3029/Bloodsport   (888 words)

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