Chuck Merriman is a true pioneer of American Karate. He began his Karate journey in 1962 under Chris DeBaise, one of the first Goju-ryu instructors in the United States. He later started training with Peter Urban, another pioneer early of Goju-ryu Karate in the United States. Over the years, as an instructor and coach, Merriman has been a driving force in promoting the style of Goju-ryu in the United States. Below are some of the magazine covers to feature this American legend of Goju-ryu Karate.
|July 1975||1975||July 1981|
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|June 1988||January 1992||March 1994|