Soke Lil John Davis

10th Degree Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor

Grand Master John Davis is a tenth degree black belt. He is undeafeated as a World Champion fighter and Self Defense Grand Champion. His title is "Soke" and Founder of Kumite Ryu Jujitsu, a discipline that incorporates jujitsu, judo, karate, and karate.

- Education -

10th DAN - Prof. F Visitacion, Founder of Vee Jitsu
Bachelor of Arts - College of New Rochelle

- Television & Film Experience -

Bill Boggs TV Show........ Fight Demonstration
Profile 2 ...... Weapons
Kung-Fu Documentary...Role of Jonathan & Fight Coordinator
Warrior Within - Documentary ... Fight Choreographer
Dojo Documentary ..... Fight Choreographer/Stunt man
Superweapon .... Stunt Coordinator & Extra
The 13 Disciples .... Role of Toni - Fight Scenes
Across Two Continents ..... Role of Smart
Wide World of Sports .... Live Feature Fight - Karate vs. Kung-Fu
Die Hard III ..... Stunt work explosion scene
Transporter II ...... Role of US Marshall & Fight scene

- Other Experience -

Fight Choreographer in armed, unarmed, single or group combat situations.
Body Guard to Eddie Murphy & Haile Barry during Boomerang.
Certified Life Guard & Swim Instructor.

- Martial Arts Award -

Honoree in the first "Tribute to Martial Arts Masters" hosted by Wesley Snipes * Grand Champion - Self Defense - Lamar Thornton Annual Karate Tournament * 1st Place fighting, 3rd, 4th, 5th place Board Breaking - Great Grand National Championship * 1st Place Fighting, 3rd Place Board Breaking, Grand Champion Kata - Grand Nation Tourney * Grand Champion - Fighting, World Karate Championship * Grand Champion, United States Grand National Invitational Karate Tournament * Grand Champion & 1st Place Free Style Fighting, First Metropolitan Great Grand Karate Championship Tournament * Grand Champion - Self Defense, GSI National Tournament.

Kumite Ryu Jujitsu School of Survival

Classes are held at the Sarasota Military Academy main gym.


5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


10:00 am - 11:00 am