The memory of our past sport martial arts leaders are priceless and we are going to build a home for their memories. Imagine a bust of the past leader in bronze or silver detailed to his authentic look and style. 

Click on a button, and a hologram will appear maybe a lady of fame or maybe just a spokesperson. 

They start talking, going into detail about who, what, when, and where this person is famous for his legacy men like Mas Oyama, Don Nagle, Robert Trias, Ed Parker, Sid Campbell, Ken Eubanks, Moses Powell, Pat Morita, Glen Rabago, Professor Visitacion, Peter Urban, John Kuhl, Al Weiss, Howard Jackson, Ken Knudson,  Stuart Quan, and all others we have lost who gave their life to Sport Karate and the martial arts.

Exhibiting the founding members first and the living legends second, we will create the streets of adventure laid out such as Chuck Norris Ave. runs into Bill Wallace circle but you have to cross Mike Stone Blvd. first, making it into a maze of educational, inspirational, and entertaining fun –Aa community within the website teaching you the History of Sport Karate In America/The Golden Age (1968-1986) of your favorite Celebrities, Super Stars and Rising Stars!

Imagine the history of sport karate/martial arts in photographs, books, videos, articles, magazines, newspapers, and special relics of the past signed diplomas of famous sport karate heroes and champions. You’ll get to see up close old belts from all styles from retired and past legends . . . awards, autographs, rare and one-of-a-kind certificates, patches, decals, rings, old papers, and ancient documents, ancient and modern weapons from the five houses, uniforms and never seen before by the general public — which can only be seen here at the Sport Karate Museum.

This is a major project.

It will take a team of avid martial artist-teachers and their devoted students and other experts to make this dream a reality.

We need your help in the unification of this huge undertaking for the respect of the past and the teaching of the present so future generations can learn their origins and pass the knowledge on to others who see it.

A special thank you to Robert Young and Black Belt Magazine.

Thank you for your passion to keep me motivated.


Professor Gary Lee

9th Dan

Okinawan Karate

Hawaiian Martial Arts, Judan

home Office – 713-483-0476

Personal Office – 281-901-7400

  • Staff Writer, Tales of the Old Sensei
  • Founder and Editor, Kabuki Warriors Tales
  • Staff Writer,
  • Staff Writer,
  • Staff Writer Martial Force Magazine
  • Staff Writer Masters Hall of Fame Magazine
  • Founder Top Texas Ten Black Belt Ratings
  • Founder  The Living Legends Celebrity Roast™
  • [Black Belt Hall of Fame, 9th Dan
  • Sport Karate Museum Founder

Here are just a few of the many endorsements for Professor Gary Lee and the Sport Karate Museum-

Professor Gary Lee is the founder of the Sports Karate Museum in Houston, Texas. Gary is one of the great ambassadors for the martial arts and sports karate community and we have spent many hours speaking about the evolution of sport karate in America. I was once told that the two most important days in a man’s life are the day he was born, and the day he finds out why. Professor Gary Lee truly understands why he was put here, he truly understands the importance of the legacy of sport karate in America. I’m sure that one day the martial arts world will come to realize what a monumental job Professor Gary Lee has taken on. Thank you, Gary

 -GM Jerry Smith Black Karate Federation co-founder and current President, Black Belt Magazine Top 10 Champion​

“The Museum of Sport Karate™.
What a tribute! For all the Great Marital Artists of the World. The inspiration for all our young men, women, and kids of the present and future to aspire to be one of the Legends of the world, and Martial Arts. Professor Gary Lee has poured his heart and soul into this project, along with countless others, may God Bless all the warriors.

Professor Daryl K. Bigfoot Stewart
From the Great State of Texas
History General

Gary Lee is the embodiment of the belief that one person can truly make a difference.
Untiring and unyielding, Professor Lee will see the reality of the Martial Arts Sport Karate Museum as he has seen it in his mind.
His passion has fueled the energy of the Legends of Sport Karate who will be forever grateful… for the time and energy he has logged in this mission.
Future stars will be inspired by the recognition bestowed on their predecessors, and the stars of yesteryear will smile at the works of Professor Lee from every country on this planet and from the heavens!
Thanks, Professor Lee for your devotion to the cause!
Joe Corley

T o : The great martial artist Professor Gary Lee

Gary has taken the gift of Life and through his great character, dedication and ethical standards built a wonderful educational institution that caresses the entire legendary history of sport martial arts before the legends are gone.
He is a tireless worker for the sport of karate history that should be told and shared, I will support his efforts whatever it takes.
12 / 26 / 09

Karl E. Geis
Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame
Kudan Judo
Kudan Aikido

“Professor Gary Lee is an old-timer and knows everyone! He shares with him an Aloha spirit from his homeland and he has a sense of humbleness, but lives with him is a samurai, poet, actor, artist, historian, and warrior.”
– Erik D. Jones, executive producer of Martial Arts Exclusive“

Gary Lee is the voice of Karate.”
– Michael Matsuda, President of The Martial Arts History Museum.

“Professor Gary Lee should be given tremendous credit for his extraordinary effort to create a Black Belt Museum. The martial arts museum will be an institution that provides inspiration to the entire martial arts world. Not only a place honoring all of the pioneers in our industry, but also a place that informs, entertains, and inspires other young martial artists to dream that one day, they too will be inducted into this prestigious museum. I look forward to one day in the near future visiting the museum as soon as it opens.”

Keith Vitali, Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame

“Gary is a historian, an educator, an actor, an entertainer, a Samurai, and a Big kid rolled up into one heck of a role model for kids, young adults, and parents.
I have really enjoyed watching his talent grow into the force of a sport karate museum for the world.
There is no one I know who has the elite history he does in sport karate, after all, he sold me back in 1982 to be the first martial arts show Astroworld had and help create many shows after that year with fight scenes, high falls, tricks, weapons, and comedy
The Hollywood Stunt Show was a big hit and Gary played the lead.
Gary is like a Tsunami, this huge wave that hits you without any warning but you love the ride and you can not wait to get hit again and again!
If  Gary puts his passion into The Sport Karate Museum like he has his acting and showmanship, another winner!

Bob Logon

Entertainment Warner Brothers / Six Flags / Astroworld, Retired



Our museum’s vision is a story that unfolds before the eyes and senses of ones self, a mystery, a fable, so many stories to be told. an authentic history of sport martial arts and relics, uniforms, belts and documents of the glorious past forty years of a sport that is long overdue on statistics and history.1946-1999.

The adventure of the  Sport Karate Museum™!

he detail must be authentic to the culture that you stand in.
The Five main houses are

House of Japan
House of Okinawa
House of China
House of Korea
House of America