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Black Belt magazine is a monthly United States magazine covering martial arts and combat sports founded in December, 1961 by Mitoshi Uyehara. Black Belt is one of the oldest publications dealing with self-defense and the martial arts in the United States. It is currently owned by Active Interest Media. The magazine covers virtually all martial arts and fighting styles that have a national or international following, including judo, taekwondo, hapkido, karate, kung fu, jiu jitsu, aikido, jeet kune do, pankration and other disciplines. Articles focus on fighting techniques and martial arts personalities, both young and old. Black Belt emphasizes self-defense systems, including military combat and police force self-defense maneuvers.


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January 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 1

George Dillman

01/90 Black Belt

February 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 2

Angi Uezu & Byron Coleman

02/90 Black Belt

March 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 3

Hee Il Cho

03/90 Black Belt

April 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 4

Steven Seagal

04/90 Black Belt

May 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 5

Bill Wallace & Joe Lewis

05/90 Black Belt

June 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 6

Byung In Lee

06/90 Black Belt

July 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 7

Ted Wong

07/90 Black Belt

August 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 8

Osamu Ozawa

08/90 Black Belt

September 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 9

Mike Stone

09/90 Black Belt

October 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 10

Benny Urquidez

10/90 Black Belt

November 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 11

Bruce Lee

11/90 Black Belt

December 1990

Black Belt

Vol 28, Num 12

Steven Seagal

12/90 Black Belt

1990

Black Belt Yearbook

Vol 27

Chuck Norris

1990 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 1

Chuck Norris

01/91 Black Belt

February 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 2

Yeon Hwan Park & Sammy Rodriguez

02/91 Black Belt

March 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 3

James Caan & Tak Kubota

03/91 Black Belt

April 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 4

Ed Parker

04/91 Black Belt

May 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 5

Ernie Reyes Jr. & Ninja Turtles

05/91 Black Belt

June 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 6

Doc Fai Wong & Modesto Chilingar

06/91 Black Belt

July 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 7

Pat Johnson

07/91 Black Belt

August 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 8

Bruce Lee & Chuck Norris & Steven Seagal & Jean Claude Van Damme

08/91 Black Belt

September 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 9

In Hyuk Suh & Barry Harmon

09/91 Black Belt

October 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 10

Hidy Ochiai

10/91 Black Belt

November 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 11

Steven Seagal

11/91 Black Belt

December 1991

Black Belt

Vol 29, Num 12

Chuck Norris

12/91 Black Belt

Fall 1991

Black Belt

 

Ninja Turtles

Fall 1991 Black Belt

1991

Black Belt Yearbook

 

Jean Claude Van Damme & Steven Seagal

1991 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 1

Yuki Koda & Hiro Koda

01/92 Black Belt

February 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 2

Larry Lam & Kathy Long

02/92 Black Belt

March 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 3

Bill Wallace

03/92 Black Belt

April 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 4

Bob Wall & Jim Harrison & Allen Steen & Bill Wallace & Howard Jackson & Blinky Rodriguez & Roger Carpenter

04/92 Black Belt

May 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 5

Ted Wong & Richard Bustillo

05/92 Black Belt

June 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 6

Kenneth Funakoshi & Kevin Funakoshi

06/92 Black Belt

July 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 7

Kareem Abdul Jabbar

07/92 Black Belt

August 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 8

Kathy Long

08/92 Black Belt

September 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 9

Steven Seagal

09/92 Black Belt

October 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 10

Jean Claude Van Damme

10/92 Black Belt

November 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 11

James Mitose & Thomas Mitose

11/92 Black Belt

December 1992

Black Belt

Vol 30, Num 12

Hee Il Cho & Timothy Baker

12/92 Black Belt

1992

Black Belt Yearbook

 

Stephen Hayes

1992 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 1

Peter Kwong

01/93 Black Belt

February 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 2

Joe Lewis & John Graden & Jim Graden

02/93 Black Belt

March 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 3

Tadashi Yamashita

03/93 Black Belt

April 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 4

Steven Ho

04/93 Black Belt

May 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 5

Wally Jay

05/93 Black Belt

June 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 6

Bruce Lee & Jason Scott Lee

06/93 Black Belt

July 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 7

Brandon Lee

07/93 Black Belt

August 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 8

Jean Claude Van Damme

08/93 Black Belt

September 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 9

Bruce Lee & Ernie Reyes Sr. & Ernie Reyes Jr.

09/93 Black Belt

October 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 10

Jeff Speakman

10/93 Black Belt

November 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 11

Jim Gott

11/93 Black Belt

December 1993

Black Belt

Vol 31, Num 12

Chuck Norris

12/93 Black Belt

Summer 1993

Bruce Lee Collector's Edition

Vol 1, Num 9

Bruce Lee

Summer 1993 Bruce Lee Collector's Edition

1993

Black Belt Yearbook

Vol 30

Chuck Norris & Steven Seagal & Bruce Lee & Jean Claude Van Damme

1993 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 1

Bruce Lee

01/94 Black Belt

February 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 2

Larry Tatum

02/94 Black Belt

March 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 3

Richard Norton

03/94 Black Belt

April 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 4

Benny Urquidez

04/94 Black Belt

May 1994

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 5

Sang Koo Kang & Norberto Gonzalez

05/94 Black Belt

June 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 6

Bruce Lee

06/94 Black Belt

July 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 7

Joe Lewis & Ron Weaver

07/94 Black Belt

August 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 8

Jean Claude Van Damme

08/94 Black Belt

September 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 9

Brandon Lee

09/94 Black Belt

October 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 10

Kathy Long

10/94 Black Belt

November 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 11

Bud Malmstrom

11/94 Black Belt

December 1994

Black Belt

Vol 32, Num 12

Barron Tabura

12/94 Black Belt

1994

Black Belt Yearbook

Vol 31

Taimak

1994 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 1

Mark Dacascos & Royce Gracie & Kimo Leopoldo

01/95 Black Belt

February 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 2

Jay Tavare & Jean Claude Van Damme

02/95 Black Belt

March 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 3

George Dillman & Mark Kline

03/95 Black Belt

April 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 4

Bruce Lee

04/95 Black Belt

May 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 5

C. S. Kim

05/95 Black Belt

June 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 6

Cynthia Rothrock

06/95 Black Belt

July 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 7

Steven Seagal

07/95 Black Belt

August 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 8

Dan Inosanto

08/95 Black Belt

September 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 9

Sung Jin Suh

09/95 Black Belt

October 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 10

Renzo Gracie & Bart Vale

10/95 Black Belt

November 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 11

Chuck Norris

11/95 Black Belt

December 1995

Black Belt

Vol 33, Num 12

Royce Gracie

12/95 Black Belt

1995

Black Belt Yearbook

 

Morihei Ueshiba

1995 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 1

H. K. Lee & Young Min You

01/96 Black Belt

February 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 2

Kathy Long & Richard Norton

02/96 Black Belt

March 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 3

Ken Shamrock & Kimo Leopoldo

03/96 Black Belt

April 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 4

Arnold Schwarzenegger

04/96 Black Belt

May 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 5

Bruce Lee & Jhoon Rhee

05/96 Black Belt

June 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 6

Jean Claude Van Damme

06/96 Black Belt

July 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 7

Ki Yun Yi

07/96 Black Belt

August 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 8

Jackie Chan

08/96 Black Belt

September 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 9

Karen Sheperd

09/96 Black Belt

October 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 10

Hee Il Cho

10/96 Black Belt

November 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 11

Gogen Yamaguchi

11/96 Black Belt

December 1996

Black Belt

Vol 34, Num 12

Chuck Norris

12/96 Black Belt

1996

Black Belt Yearbook

Vol 33

Joe Lewis

1996 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 1

Bruce Lee

01/97 Black Belt

February 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 2

Marco Ruas

02/97 Black Belt

March 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 3

Kiyoshi Yamazaki & Bill Damon

03/97 Black Belt

April 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 4

Jean Claude Van Damme & Jackie Chan

04/97 Black Belt

May 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 5

Don Wilson

05/97 Black Belt

June 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 6

Gerald Okamura

06/97 Black Belt

July 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 7

Cheryl Wheeler & Chris Casamassa

07/97 Black Belt

August 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 8

John Darcy

08/97 Black Belt

September 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 9

Peter Aerts & Bas Rutten

09/97 Black Belt

October 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 10

Royce Gracie

10/97 Black Belt

November 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 11

Mia St. John & Bridgett Riley

11/97 Black Belt

December 1997

Black Belt

Vol 35, Num 12

Tai Yim & David Soo Hoo

12/97 Black Belt

1997

Black Belt Yearbook

Vol 34

Kathy Long

1997 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 1

Teruo Chinen

01/98 Black Belt

February 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 2

Herb Perez & Kevin Padilla

02/98 Black Belt

March 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 3

In Hyuk Suh & Elvis Presley

03/98 Black Belt

April 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 4

Bill Wallace & Floyd Burk

04/98 Black Belt

May 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 5

Rickson Gracie

05/98 Black Belt

June 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 6

Dominick Giacobbe & Chen Hu

06/98 Black Belt

July 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 7

Joe Lewis

07/98 Black Belt

August 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 8

Remy Presas

08/98 Black Belt

September 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 9

Jerry Beasley & Ian Marshall

09/98 Black Belt

October 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 10

Stephen Hayes

10/98 Black Belt

November 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 11

Richard Branden & Keith Hirabayashi

11/98 Black Belt

December 1998

Black Belt

Vol 36, Num 12

Benny Urquidez & Michael Morteo

12/98 Black Belt

1998

Black Belt Yearbook

Vol 35

Frank Shamrock & Lito Angeles

1998 Black Belt Yearbook

January 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 1

Tokey Hill & Hector Echavarria

01/99 Black Belt

February 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 2

Shannon Lee

02/99 Black Belt

March 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 3

Barry Harmon

03/99 Black Belt

April 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 4

William Cheung

04/99 Black Belt

May 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 5

Mario Sperry & Carlos Alberto Santos

05/99 Black Belt

June 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 6

Tiger Schulmann & Ron Schulmann

06/99 Black Belt

July 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 7

C. S. Kim

07/99 Black Belt

August 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 8

Ron Van Clief

08/99 Black Belt

September 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 9

Wallid Ismail & Franco De Camargo

09/99 Black Belt

October 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 10

Daniel Weng

10/99 Black Belt

November 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 11

Arlene Limas & Lynnette Love & Herb Perez & Jimmy Kim & Dana Hee

11/99 Black Belt

December 1999

Black Belt

Vol 37, Num 12

Sammo Hung

12/99 Black Belt

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