Sijo James Robinson

Head Instructor and Founder Running Fist Kung Fu

Sijo James Robinson began his martial training in 1964. His martial background includes Shotokan, Judo, Tai Chi Chuan, Five Animal Kung Fu and Wing Chun. He is a founding member of World Warrior Alliance aka WWA and a co-founder of World Warrior Camp, which was the largest martial arts camp in the NY area.

Sijo Robinson has various Hall of Fame inductions and awards to his credit for his time and dedication to the martial arts. He is a member of the Triple Threat Seminars Team and to this day, he still travels nationally and internationally conducting seminars and promoting martial arts.

He is the former United States Director for the American Federation of Martial Arts aka AFMA. Sijo Robinson can be seen in the 2012 movie “Here Comes the Boom” as the “Factory Fighter” with long time student and friend Kevin James.

Instructors & Styles

Sensei Harris – Judo
Sifu Bill Holden – Tai Chi Chuan
Master Fred Hamilton – Shotokan
Sifu Michael Alexander – Kung Fu(Five Animal)
Sensei David Webb – Tae Kwon Do

Inductions & Hall Of Fame

2003 – Just for Champions – Sponsored by A.F.M.A.
Founder: Renshi Chris Lohwasser
Golden Life Achievement Award
2004 American Federation of Martial Arts
A.F.M.A. Founder and Exec. Dir. – Hanshi Adolfo Ennever
Golden Life Achievement Award
2005 – Action Martial Arts Magazine
Founder: Master Alan Goldberg and Al Sussman
Golden Life Time Achievement Award
2005 – US Head of Family Martial Arts Assc.
Founder: Dr. Joe Parrish
Golden Life Time Achievement Award
2006 – Action Martial Arts Magazine
Founder: Master Alan Goldberg and Al Sussman
Outstanding Achievements in the Martial Arts Award
2007 American Federation of Martial Arts
A.F.M.A. Founder and Exec. Dir. – Hanshi Adolfo Ennever
Platinum Lifetime Achievement Award

Membership Certificates

October 5, 2005 – USHOFMAA

Given by Founder: Dr. Joe Parrish, Head of USHOFMAA


1977 – Nippon Karatedo Kenkojuku Assn. (Japan / U.S.A.)  

Given by Instructor: Master Fred Hamilton, Head of Kenkojuku – Tomosaburo Okano