Austin Wright Sr. is a Published Author, Private and Public School Educator, Multi-Disciplined Grand Master, Family Man, USAF Veteran, and All-Star for International World “Freedom Games” Team USA (www.usnmat.net) Master Wright has accomplished his dream of becoming a “published” Author. He has also toured nation-wide to various Karate Tournaments. Mr. Wright was even interviewed by Comcast Newsmakers (see YouTube). Grandmaster Wright has been featured by Martial Arts World Magazine several times. He specializes in Striking and Take-Downs. Grandmaster Wright will be inducted into the Martial Arts World Magazine Hall of Fame as an International Industry Leader and successful Entrepreneur. In November, Wright will be inducted by Motivational Speaker and Movie Star, Grand Master Y.K. Kim in Orlando Florida.
Grandmaster Wright began studying Martial Arts at an early age. He practiced first under his Hanshi Dennis A. Wright9th Dan, the late Dr. James Lavender, and under the late Don Nagle (Isshin-Ryu) Karate Legacy. Wright presently operates several sites and locations nationwide. Grandmaster Wright even has his own Martial Arts Trademark and line of Universal Warrior Arts apparel. In fact, he created and formed his own American Karate Katas (Forms) and Japanese testing manual. Wright also promotes Traditional and Mixed Grappling Tournaments which he holds to benefit St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital.
Wow! Wright even gives back to the community. Grandmaster is an advocate who helps at risk kids and teens, and does so when time permits during his busy life.
Well known Celebrity and Movie Star Cary Tagawa, best known from Mortal Combat, introduced Wright to Allen Woodman, who read Wright’s book. Woodman is the publisher and editor for Side Kick Publications. Shihan Woodman immediately felt this was a savvy, Inspirational, Motivational and Empowering Self-Defense Strategy Guide for Mind, Body, spirit and Soul.
This book is a must for Teens, Concerned Parents, and those who wish to “Change the Way They Think.” It discusses various topics, including Verbal Jujitsu, Conquering Addictions, Energy, Self-Defense Strategies, Faith and Maximizing your God given potential. Aside from all of this, the book is also a UWA Practitioners Manual and Testing Knowledge Book.
Grandmaster Dr. Jim Thomas (Head Coach and President of the U.S.A. Hall of Fame and head coach for the U.S. National Team “Alliance”), Chester Kaminski, Former Principal of #9 School in Jersey City. Anthony Bianciella, (Lawyer and Practitioner), and Master Antonio Wilson Chief Instructor also wrote powerful testimonials that are featured in the book. Head UWA Instructor Grandmaster Wright gives all the credit to God. Without faith, none of this could have been possible.
Grandmaster Wright has been featured in local Newspaper Articles, and various magazines (from 1979-Present). This has helped him make a favorable impression on the publisher. Wright has had a self-published manuscript since 2002. Earlier in 2002 he partnered with Conquering Books in North Carolina. His success came from the Martial Arts World has seen Proven Results in the International World Arena. Wright says he will still continue to educate himself and evolve. He sees himself as a man who is still ‘under construction’, always building on his house “(my vessel, self-discipline and character and faith).”