Mr. Duane Ludwig stands as a true journeyman through Karate, Kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA competitions. "Not one to pick his fights or run from a challenge." A veteran of PRIDE FC and a dedicated Karateka at heart, Ludwig draws inspiration from esteemed masters, notably the founder of the Sabaki Challenge, Kancho Joko Ninomiya. Rooted in traditional martial arts, his influences seamlessly intertwine with the guidance of another significant supporter, Sensei Bas Rutten. Today, Mr. Ludwig commands a devoted following of Karate enthusiasts scattered across the globe through various locations and affiliations. His philosophy on mastery reflects the profound lessons derived from his extensive martial arts lineage, showcasing a deep commitment to the timeless principles of discipline and skill development.