Richard Bustillo

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Bustillo in February 2012

Richard S Bustillo (January 28, 1942 – March 30, 2017) was a American martial arts instructor. He was a student of the late Bruce Lee and an authority on Jeet Kune Do Concepts and Filipino Martial Arts.[1]

Bustillo was born to a Filipino family at a YMCA center in Oahu, Hawaii.[2]

Bustillo taught Jeet Kune Do, Filipino martial arts, Boxing, Muay Thai, wrestling, mixed martial arts and other arts at his Torrance, California school, the IMB Academy.[3]

Bustillo died on March 30, 2017 in Torrance, California, aged 75.

References[change | change source]

  1. Lee, Linda; Jack Vaughn; Mike Lee (February 1, 1989). The Bruce Lee Story. Black Belt Communications. pp. 177–188. ISBN 978-0-89750-121-7. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Lumsden (2010) p.8-11
  3. Wiley, Mark V. (1997). Filipino Martial Culture. Los Angeles: C.E. Tuttle Co. pp. 199–200. ISBN 978-0-8048-2088-2.

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