About the author
As a young man, after years of rigorous training in the martial arts and fitness industry, Anthony Don Jacob could imagine no greater pursuit than to give back to others what he had learned and benefited from in this great of martial arts and fitness. For this reason, he dedicated his life to developing one of the most all-inclusive, fighting systems in the world today, "Don Jitsu Ryu", Drawn from his exceptional reputation and high standards as a world renowned teacher of world class champions, lecturer, demonstrator, and author, he is the recipient of one of his country's highest, prestigious national awards: "The Hummingbird Gold Medal. He received the award for over forty years of dedicated word in Sports and has been awarded an honorary citizen by a number of cities across the world.
In a teaching career that spans over four decades, Professor Jacob has taught over 35,000 student, visited more than fifty countries. He has dazzled audiences across the world with his dynamic and deadly self defense performance in venues such as Madison Square Gardens with standing ovations, featured on the ABC World World of Sports and remains one of the most sought after and respected martial artists in modern times. He has taught and trained law enforcement, military personnel, police officers, FBI agents and personal body guards.
Year after year, people come from all over the world to train with Professor Jacob at his Purple Dragon schools. Purple Dragon branches across the world transform youth and adults into strong and positive individuals, champions, leaders, giving them the drive for accomplishment and SUCCESS!