Ted Gambordella

Ted Gambordella

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Specialization/s: Ju Jitsu (Japanese), Karate, Kick boxing,


Ted Gambordella is a respected martial arts teacher from Dallas Texas

Sensei Ted’s experience as a martial arts teacher extends to his service to other in the martial arts industry. From teaching his own students to promoting and endorsing thousands of martial artists across the globe.

Sensei Ted has written a variety of books from his Complete Martial Arts Weapons manual in 1976, which went on to become one of the best-selling martial arts manuals in history, still in print after 35 years. Ted has also written a book on using martial arts techniques in sports to prevent injuries, improve performance and develop a winning attitude. Which was used and endorsed by University of Texas, OU, LSU, Oral Roberts, Louisiana College, Purdue, Rice University, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Jazz, dozens of high schools.

Teds martial arts exploits have taken him to celebrity status over the years, with appearances on a TV Channel11 DFW talking health and self-defense. He has appeared on National TV, 8 times with martial arts programs. Including Real People, Entertainment Tonight, Playboy Channel, Fox TV, Inside Edition, and dozens of local TV stations across Texas, and Louisiana.
1st Martial Arts Master to work with US Olympic committee training US Olympic athletes using martial arts techniques.

Ted has added the following achievements to his experiences: - 1st Jiu Jitsu demonstration at the Karate Olympics, US Karate Championship, Mardi Gras Nationals, Texas Karate Championships, Big D, (5 years in a roll no one had ever done more than 3 before), and dozens of other tournaments.

Sensei (Dr) Ted is mostly recognized these days as a man who promotes the industry that supported him over the years by recognizing and endorsing martial arts practitioners who contribute daily to the health and mental well being of the citizens they serve.

Awards & Certifications

3 Times US Karate Sparring Champion | 2007-03-02

2 Times US Karate Weapons Champion | 2006-08-09

World Black Belt Hall of Fame 2003 | 2003-08-09

Martial Arts Masters Hall of Fame 2002 | 2002-03-09

Martial Art Legends Hall of Fame 2001 | 2001-08-09

World Head of Family Sokeship Council 1999 | 1999-08-09

Martial Arts Weapons Hall of Fame 2001 | 2001-08-09

Grandmaster Instructor of the Year 2000 | 2000-07-08

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 1998 | 1998-02-28

Work Experience

Ted Gambordella Enterprizes | Director

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Dallas, Texas, United States United States

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