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Grandmaster Crudup

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Federal Wage and Hour Investigato...

Phone: (202) ***-****  HQ Phone
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave. NW Room N-5619
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20210
United States

Company Description: U.S. Department of Labor The Employers' page provides information on Wages and Work Hours, Workplace Safety and Health, and Retirement and Health Benefits.
Background

Employment History

  • State Director for the United States Head
    Family Martial Arts Association
  • President
    Philadelphia Historic Martial Arts Society
  • President
    World Organizer of Martial Arts New Jersey Chapter
  • Executive Vice President
    International Supreme Elite Warriors Council

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Senior Executive Advisory Board Member for the United States Head
    Family Martial Arts Association
  • Member
    International Council for Higher Martial Arts Education

Education

  • 7th degree Black Belt , Kyo-Jutsu Karate
  • honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree , Korean Martial Arts Education
    International Council of Higher Martial Arts Education
  • Doctorate of Martial Arts Philosophy and Science
    University of Asian Martial Arts Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy degree , Martial Arts
    Universidade Livre de Terapias Psicobioenergeticas
  • Masters Degree , Human Resources Management
    Chapman University
  • Bachelors Degree , Business and Management
    University of Maryland
  • associate degrees
    Community College of the Air Force
6 Total References
Web References
Alliance Founder - Universal Song Do Kwan Alliance
usdka.weebly.com, 28 Aug 2011 [cached]
Grandmaster Crudup began his formal training 40 years ago in Shotokan Karate at the American Youth Academy Karate Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the direction of Sensei Ernest Paramore and earned his Black Belt at the age of 14. e was also promoted to Black Belt in Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do by Master Oscar Young Sul in 1975.Additionally, he earned Black Belts in Chang Moo Kwan Tae Kwon Do under Grand Master Ozzie Wright, Jr. in 1979 and Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do under Grand Master James L. Mitchell in 1979.
He was a top-rated tournament fighter from the mid-70s to early-80s in the Tri-State Area (Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware) well-known for his tremendous kicking ability.
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Grandmaster Crudup retired from the Air Force in the grade of Chief Master Sergeant in August 2009 and now works as a Federal Wage and Hour Investigator with the United States Department of Labor.
A Nonprofit, Democratic Martial Arts Organization Of, For, and By Practitioners of Combat Martial Arts with World-Wide Quality
www.icmaua.com, 15 June 2009 [cached]
Grandmaster Crudup began his formal training in 1971 at the age of 11 in Shotokan Karate at the American Youth Academy Karate Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under Sensei Ernest Paramore and earned his Black Belt at the age of 14. He was also promoted to Black Belt in Moo Duk Kwan Korean Karate by Master Oscar Young Sul in 1975. Additionally, he earned his Black Belt in Chang Moo Kwan Tae Kwon Do under Grand Master Ozzie Wright, Jr. and Grand Master James Mitchell in 1979. He was a top-rated tournament fighter from the mid-70s to early-80s in the Tri-State Area (Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware). He won numerous championships during this period to include the World Bi-Centennial Karate Games in 1976 and the Peter Urban American Cup Championships in 1977 and 1979. He enjoyed a brief career fighting in the Professional Karate Association (PKA) before entering the United States Air Force in March 1983. He spent over 15 years in overseas assignments throughout the Pacific theater to include tours in Guam, Korea, Japan and Okinawa. He returned to tournament competition in 2005 to win the Black Belt Sparring Grand Championship at the KombatKlassic held in Waldorf, Maryland.
Grandmaster Crudup earned a 7th degree Black Belt in Kyo-Jutsu Karate under Professor Sayfullaah Al-Amriykiy and Soke Nat Abdullaah McBride, direct disciples of the Legendary Grand Master Dr. Moses Powell.
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Additionally, Grandmaster Crudup was recognized as a Senior Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor by the World Martial Arts League and awarded 8th Baysa by the World Kostrov's Universal Fisticuffs Organization in Russia. He is a 17-time hall of fame recipient and has been inducted into the Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame, the American Federation of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the Budo International Hall of Fame, the Cosmopolitan Florida Hall of Fame, the Go SeiRyu Goju Hall of Fame, the International Association of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the London International Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the United States Head of Family Martial Arts Hall of Honor, the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the United States Martial Artist Association Hall of Fame, the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the Universal Martial Arts Association Hall of Fame, the World Karate Union Hall of Fame, the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, and the World Martial Arts League International Elite Black Belt Hall of Fame.
Additionally Grandmaster Crudup was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Korean Martial Arts Education by the International Council of Higher Martial Arts Education, World Martial Arts League; a Doctor of Martial Arts degree by the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Sokeship Council; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Martial Arts from the Universidade Livre de Terapias Psicobioenergeticas, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil. He serves as a Senior Executive Advisory Board member and New Jersey State Director for the United States Head of Family Martial Arts Association; Executive Council member for the International Council for Higher Martial Arts Education, World Martial Arts League; and President of the Philadelphia Historic Martial Arts Society.
Grandmaster Crudup continues to serve his country as a Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He was recently presented the "Men Making a Difference Award for 2007" by Congressman Chaka Fattah. He holds two associate degrees from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelors Degree in Business and Management from the University of Maryland and a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management from Chapman University.
John M. Crudup's Page - Universal Song Do Kwan Alliance
songdokwan.ning.com, 7 July 2009 [cached]
Grandmaster Crudup began his formal training in 1971 at the age of 11 in Shotokan Karate at the American Youth Academy Karate Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the direction of Sensei Ernest Paramore and earned his Black Belt at the age of 14. He was also promoted to Black Belt in Moo Duk Kwan Korean Karate by Master Oscar Young Sul in 1975. Additionally, he earned his Black Belt in Chang Moo Kwan Tae Kwon Do under Grand Master Ozzie Wright, Jr. and Grand Master James Mitchell in 1979. He was a top-rated tournament fighter from the mid-70s to early-80s in the Tri-State Area (Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware) well-known for his tremendous kicking ability. He won numerous championships during this period to include the World Bi-Centennial Karate Games in 1976 and the Peter Urban American Cup Championships in 1977. He also enjoyed a brief kickboxing career fighting in the Professional Karate Association (PKA) before entering the United States Air Force in March 1983. He spent over 15 years in assignments throughout the Pacific theater to include tours in Guam, Korea, Japan and Okinawa before returning to the U.S. in 2001. He returned to tournament competition in 2005 to win the Black Belt Sparring Grand Championship at the Kombat Klassic in Waldorf, Maryland.
Grandmaster Crudup earned a 7th degree Black Belt in Kyo-Jutsu Karate under Professor Sayfullaah Al-Amriykiy and Soke Nat Abdullaah McBride, direct disciples of the legendary Great Grandmaster Dr. Moses Powell.
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Additionally, Grandmaster Crudup was the first American awarded a 9th degree from both the Malaysian Global Taekwon-do Federation and the Global Taekwon-do Federation International under Dato Dr. Sabree Salleh. He has been inducted in over 40 hall of fames to include Aaron Banks' World Professional Martial Arts Organization Hall of Fame, Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame, American Federation of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Budo International Hall of Fame, Cosmopolitan Florida Hall of Fame, Go Sei Ryu Goju Hall of Fame, International Association of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, International Ju-Jitsu Hall of Fame, Kuroshi-Do Martial Arts System Hall of Fame, Latin-American Martial Arts Hall of fame, London International Martial Arts Hall of Fame, North American Federation of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Southeastern Martial Arts Hall of Fame, United States Head of Family Martial Arts Hall of Honor, United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame, United States Martial Artist Association Hall of Fame, Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Universal Martial Arts Association Hall of Fame, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame, World Head of Family Sokeship Council Hall of Fame, World Karate Union Hall of Fame, World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, and the World Martial Arts League International Elite Black Belt Hall of Fame.
Additionally Grandmaster Crudup was awarded an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree in Martial Arts Science in 2010 by the World Academy of Martial Arts Philosophy and Science located in Malaysia. He serves as a Senior Executive Advisory Board member for the United States Head of Family Martial Arts Association; Executive Vice President of the International Supreme Elite Warriors Council; Executive Council member for the International Council for Higher Martial Arts Education, World Martial Arts League; and President of the World Organizer of Martial Arts (WOMA USA) New Jersey Chapter.
Grandmaster Crudup was presented the "Men Making a Difference Award for 2007" by Congressman Chaka Fattah.
Cheng's Martial Arts School
www.chengsmartialarts.com, 1 Jan 2009 [cached]
Grandmaster Crudup began his formal training in 1971 at the age of 11 in Shotokan Karate at the American Youth Academy Karate Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the direction of Sensei Ernest Paramore and earned his Black Belt at the age of 14. He was also promoted to Black Belt in Moo Duk Kwan Korean Karate by Master Oscar Young Sul in 1975. Additionally, he earned his Black Belt in Chang Moo Kwan Tae Kwon Do under Grand Master Ozzie Wright, Jr. and Grand Master James Mitchell in 1979. He was a top-rated tournament fighter from the mid-70s to early-80s in the Tri-State Area (Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware) well-known for his tremendous kicking ability. He won numerous championships during this period to include the World Bi-Centennial Karate Games in 1976 and the Peter Urban American Cup Championships in 1977 and 1979. He also enjoyed a brief kickboxing career fighting in the Professional Karate Association (PKA) before entering the United States Air Force in March 1983. He spent over 15 years in assignments throughout the Pacific theater to include tours in Guam, Korea, Japan and Okinawa before returning to the U.S. in 2001. He returned to tournament competition in 2005 to win the Black Belt Sparring Grand Championship at the Kombat Klassic in Waldorf, Maryland.
Grandmaster Crudup earned a 7th degree Black Belt in Kyo-Jutsu Karate under Professor Sayfullaah Al-Amriykiy and Soke Nat Abdullaah McBride, direct disciples of the legendary Great Grandmaster Dr. Moses Powell.
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Additionally, Grandmaster Crudup was awarded 8th Baysa by the World Kostrov's Universal Fisticuffs Organization in the Ukraine. He has been inducted in over 30 hall of fames to include Aaron Banks' World Professional Martial Arts Organization Hall of Fame, Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame, American Federation of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Budo International Hall of Fame, Cosmopolitan Florida Hall of Fame, Go Sei Ryu Goju Hall of Fame, International Association of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, International Ju-Jitsu Hall of Fame, Kuroshi-Do Martial Arts System Hall of Fame, Latin-American Martial Arts Hall of fame, London International Martial Arts Hall of Fame, North American Federation of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Southeastern Martial Arts Hall of Fame, United States Head of Family Martial Arts Hall of Honor, United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame, United States Martial Artist Association Hall of Fame, Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Universal Martial Arts Association Hall of Fame, USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame, World Head of Family Sokeship Council Hall of Fame, World Karate Union Hall of Fame, World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, and the World Martial Arts League International Elite Black Belt Hall of Fame.
Additionally Grandmaster Crudup was awarded an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree in Korean Martial Arts Education by the International Council of Higher Martial Arts Education, World Martial Arts League; a Doctor of Martial Arts degree by the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Sokeship Council; a Doctorate of Martial Arts Philosophy and Science by the University of Asian Martial Arts Studies; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Martial Arts from the Universidade Livre de Terapias Psicobioenergeticas, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil. He serves as a Senior Executive Advisory Board member for the United States Head of Family Martial Arts Association; Executive Council member for the International Council for Higher Martial Arts Education, World Martial Arts League; President of the World Organizer of Martial Arts (WOMA USA) New Jersey Chapter; and New Jersey State representative for the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
Grandmaster Crudup continues to serve his country as a Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He was recently presented the "Men Making a Difference Award for 2007" by Congressman Chaka Fattah. He holds two associate degrees from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelors Degree in Business and Management from the University of Maryland and a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management from Chapman University.
A Nonprofit, Democratic Martial Arts Organization Of, For, and By Practitioners of Combat Martial Arts with World-Wide Quality
www.icmaua.com, 22 Feb 2008 [cached]
Grandmaster Crudup began his formal training in 1971 at the age of 11 in Shotokan Karate at the American Youth Academy Karate Club in
...
Grandmaster Crudup earned a 7th degree Black Belt in Kyo-Jutsu Karate under Professor Sayfullaah Al-Amriykiy and Soke Nat Abdullaah McBride, direct disciples of the Legendary Grand Master Dr. Moses Powell.
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Grandmaster Chang Hwa Park ; the United States Head of Family Martial Arts Association, International Supreme Elite Warrior's Council; and the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Sokeship Council. Additionally, Grandmaster Crudup was recognized as a Senior Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor by the World Martial Arts League and awarded 8th Baysa by the World Kostrov's Universal Fisticuffs Organization in Russia .He is a 17-time hall of fame recipient and has been inducted into the Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame, the American Federation of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the Budo International Hall of Fame, the Cosmopolitan Florida Hall of Fame, the Go Sei Ryu Goju Hall of Fame, the International Association of Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the London International Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the United States Head of Family Martial Arts Hall of Honor, the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the United States Martial Artist Association Hall of Fame, the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame, the Universal Martial Arts Association Hall of Fame, the World Karate Union Hall of Fame, the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, and the World Martial Arts League International Elite Black Belt Hall of Fame.
Additionally Grandmaster Crudup was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Korean Martial Arts Education by the International Council of Higher Martial Arts Education, World Martial Arts League; a Doctor of Martial Arts degree by the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Sokeship Council; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Martial Arts from the Universidade Livre de Terapias Psicobioenergeticas, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil. He serves as a Senior Executive Advisory Board member and New Jersey State Director for the United States Head of Family Martial Arts Association; Executive Council member for the International Council for Higher Martial Arts Education, World Martial Arts League; and President of the Philadelphia Historic Martial Arts Society.
Grandmaster Crudup continues to serve his country as a Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He was recently presented the "Men Making a Difference Award for 2007" by Congressman Chaka Fattah. He holds two associate degrees from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelors Degree in Business and Management from the
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