Lawrence Mark Vellucci is the author of Martial Arts Games and Activities for Children. He has over 30 years experience in the martial arts, including eight years training in the Far East. Kyoshi Vellucci is a former Marine Officer and has several years experience in law enforcement and private security.
He also holds the following ranks: 6th degree Black Belt in Matsumura Shorin – Ryu Karate, 6th degree Black Belt in Okinawan White Crane Karate, 4th Degree Black Belt in Okinawan Kobudo, 1st Degree Black Belt in Chinese Kenpo. Kyoshi Vellucci has a Masters Degree in Education, and is in the process of completing two more Masters, one in Ancient History and one in Theology.
Currently he serves as the President of the Kobukan Karate Federation with the rank of Kyoshi, 7th Degree Black Belt.