PLIMSHOF Inductee #5
Professor Larry D. Hilton
PROFESSOR LARRY HILTON/ CO- FOUNDER
PIONEERS & LEGENDS INTERNATIONAL
MARTIAL ARTS SOCIETY HALL of FAME
124 E. END RD, BRANSON, MO 65616
Larry Hilton Ph.d / MA. (Professor / 10th dan)
WHO IS PROFESSOR LARRY HILTON?
Larry Hilton is a TRUE MARTIAL ARTIST. He is a man who has dedicated his entire life to the learning and teaching of Realistic Self DEFENSE!
Larry's formal training started in 1951 when at the age of 8 years old his father taught him wrestling. Charles J. Hilton had been an outstanding wrestler in High School and lost only twice in 3 years of competetion, both of those to the Illinois State Champion.
From 1958 until the present 2002 Larry has trained in many self defense systems including Boxing.
He has earned the COVETED BLACK BELT in the arts of Judo, Karate, Aiki Jitsu, Kenpo Jitsu and Ju Jitsu.
Professor Hilton has trained under and worked with some of the WORLD'S MOST RENOWN MASTERS. Just to name a few, O'Sensei Carlton (Pat) Burke--- Professor Rod Sacharnoski--- Professor Don Wroble--- Dr. Thomas Burdine--- Professor Bo Hardy--- Sifu Chaun Ai--- Shihan Ed Stiltner jr--- O'Sensei Phil Porter--- O'Shihan James R. Gaines--- Michael De Pasquale Jr--- Fusei Kise--- R.Yamanaka--- Professor Wally Jay--- Professor Remy Presas--- Dr. David Brownridge--- O'Sensei Harold Brosious.
OK BUT WHO IS HE REALLY?
Larry Hilton is a Father and Grandfather. He is a husband and happily married. He and his wife enjoy traveling the country on there GOLD WING MOTOR CYCLE when ever possible. He also enjoys working in his yard and playing with his Black Lab (Duke).
He is the AUTHOR of JU-JITSU NIPPON KETSUGO RYU. Articles on Professor Hilton have been written in many International Martial Art Magazines, including the WORLD'S MARTIAL ARTS ELITE!
He is a RENOWN SEMINAR INSTRUCTOR OF SELF DEFENSE.
Professor Hilton is a member of the WORLD HEAD OF FAMILY SOKESHIP COUNCIL and serves as a Senior Martial Arts Advisor to many International Associations.
HALL OF FAME!
In 1994 Professor Hilton was inducted into the WORLD'S MARTIAL ART HALL OF FAME for his contributions to the Martial Arts. In 2001 Professor Hilton accepted the LIVING LEGEND AWARD from the NORTH AMERICAN BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME .
The Professor is also a proud member of WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN MARTIAL ARTS .
He is a Life member of the UNITED STATES MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION and is certified and recognized as a GRANDMASTER OF JU JITSU