Dojo Podcast: John Kreng (part 2)

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Hello fellow Fu-fanatics, welcome to another edition of the Dojo Podcast. This edition was a very entertaining and informative journey into the world of fight choreography with veteran fight choreographer, actor, stand up comedian, and stuntman John Kreng. A holder of black belts in Tang Soo Do and Daito Ryu Jujitsu as well experience in other diverse art as Wing Chun, Siu Lum ( Shaolin), American Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Hung Gar, Kickboxing, Shotokan, Okinawan Kenpo, Kali, and several others. John is also a film historian, has done mo-cap(motion capture) work in the video game industry, and has worked with some very famous names like Jet Li, Tsui Hark, Yuen Cheung-Yen, David Carradine, and Roger Corman. John has wriiten an excellent book Fight Choreography: The Art of Non Verbal Dialogue, which provides excellent information on this often neglected form of movie storytelling (at least in the West).

John’s website(click on picture)



John’s Action Film Historian Showreel



John Kreng and Melissa Tracey- Fight Design for Filmmakers (follow link)


Keith Vitali ( a mentor to John and an amazing martial artist)


Eddie Guerrero(study the charisma and martial acting)


Grandmaster Steve Muhammed


Tadashi Yamashita


John Kreng’s recommended fight scenes

The Ninth Configuration

Grave of the Vampire


Darker than Amber


Battle B Boy ( John Kreng choreographed movie-really fun and creative)



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