Grandmaster (Kwan Jang Nim) Ferraro has studied many martial arts over the years:
Tang Soo Do, Shoto Kan, Kempo, Goju Ryu, Juijitsu, Aikido, Kenjitsu, military combatitives, Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan.
Kali - Escrima - Arnis - Knife Fighting, Haidong Gumdo (Korean Sword, Samurang) - Wu Shu (broad sword, single and double dagger, shaolin spear, tai chi sword, tai chi fan, tai chi spear), Kobudo (Okinawan weapons - short and long staff, sai, kama, tonfa, nunchaku).
Tai Chi Chuan
Coached Regional and National
Tang Soo Do practitioners To:
- Numerous National Team Sparring Championships (18 times from 1986 to 2007)
- Numerous National Team Form Championships (13 times from 1986 to 2007)
- Numerous 2nd place finishes in both team form and team sparring competitions (9 times from 1986 to 2007)
- Over 1000 individual national champions in weapons, empty hand forms and sparring.
Over 50 individual international champions in weapons, empty hand forms and sparring,
Awards & Accomplishments:
Frequent form and sparring competitor throughout the Eastern United States having won 11 Grand Championships in 8 states from 1971- 1976.
Placed First, Second or Third in the blackbelt heavyweight sparring division each year in the U.S. Tang Soo Do (Soo Bahk Do) Moo Duk Kwan Federation National Championships from 1981 - 1986.
Placed first in forms (Masters Division) at the U.S. Tang Soo Do (Soo Bahk Do) Moo Duk Kwan Fed. National Championships held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL - 1991
National Tang Soo Do Sparring Champion; U.S. Tang Soo Do (Soo Bahk Do) Moo Duk Kwan Fed. National Championships - 1985, 1986
U.S. Tang Soo Do National Team Member - 1986, 1989 (Watford, England, Seoul, Korea)
International Sparring Champion - Watford, England - 1986
From 1986 to present day his students have garnished over 1000 individual national first place championships, 50 individual first place international championships.