Greg “Maddog” Bendel executes a pose during his Green belt test in 1987 at the KIA. He attained his 1st Dan Black Belt on 15 December 1990, becoming the 14th Black Belt of the Karate Institute of America. Greg continued his studies and earned his 2nd Dan Black Belt degree.
Maddog was an instructor at the KIA, as well as being a martial arts open tournament champion. He was a stickler for detail and precision, which no doubt assisted him in his professional career.
Now the father of two young boys, Maddog resides in South Orange County and is a management professional.
Photo owned and copyrighted by Genny “Cougar” Edge. Published with permission.