Sifu Larry Verble
holds a Black Belt since 1985 in Ryukyu Kempo certified by 8th Dan, Phil Hower (Master Oyata) from Amarillo, Texas.
Sifu Verble was owner and operator of Dragon's Lair Self-Defense School in Amarillo, Texas (1991-2001) and was a member of USKA (1995-1998).
In 1996, he
was the USKA
New Mexico State Champion holding 1st Place in Sparring and Soft Style Form.
From 1980-1996, he
competed in and served in judging panels for numerous State, National and International Karate Tournaments.
Larry Verble is currently in Kona Hawaii as an Instructor for Yee Chuan Kung Fu and in Kealakehe High School, also studying with and finally certified as Sifu in October 2005 by Grandmaster Michael Vendrell and Grandmaster Rob Moses.