Taekwondo Life Magazine's Podcast

Chuck Johnson's Quiet Flame

February 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 49
Taekwondo Life Magazine's Podcast
Chuck Johnson's Quiet Flame
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Taekwondo Life Magazine's Podcast
Chuck Johnson's Quiet Flame
Feb 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 49
Master Chuck Johnson

Chuck Johnson is a  Michigan born Taekwondo Master, international action film actor, and stunt man based in Tokyo, Japan. He is a 2-time state and 2 time (non-Olympic) national champion, is one of the official martial arts instructors of the US Embassy in Tokyo, and also holds ranks in Capoeira, Karate, Kobudo, and Judo. He also has experience in boxing, kickboxing, wing chun kung fu, krav maga, hapkido, hanmudo, and Tai Chi. In 2001, Chuck became the intercollegiate Taekwondo champion of Hong Kong when originally he had only come to the tournament to watch.  Chuck also has extensive personal security experience and has worked on security teams for everyone from Sylvester Stallone, Jackie Chan, and Taylor Swift to the Oil Minister of Saudi Arabia.

Chuck is also a long time martial arts writer, and his writing has been published in Japan Today, Fight Master, and Roda Magazine, among others.

His action career began in 2004 when he was scouted by a talent agency for his martial arts skill and was cast in Godzilla: Final Wars. While on set, he met Japanese action director, Yuji Shimomura and shortly after began his study of East Asian style fight choreography under his tutelage along with action directors, Go Ohara, and Kiyokazu Tanaka. In 2005, he began to study Method Acting under acting coach Shelley Mitchell, and went on to also study the Meisner method.

Master Johnson talks to Taekwondo Life Magazine's, Marc Zirogiannis, about his life and career and his Quiet Flame Productions.  Chuck trains and manages the Quiet Flame Stunt Team, Japan's only native English speaking stunt team.

To learn more about Chuck Johnson:

YOUTUBE:    https://www.youtube.com/user/C2thaJ/featured

Quiet Flame Productions:   https://www.quietflame.org

Chuck Johnson:                 
 IMDB

Show Notes

Chuck Johnson is a  Michigan born Taekwondo Master, international action film actor, and stunt man based in Tokyo, Japan. He is a 2-time state and 2 time (non-Olympic) national champion, is one of the official martial arts instructors of the US Embassy in Tokyo, and also holds ranks in Capoeira, Karate, Kobudo, and Judo. He also has experience in boxing, kickboxing, wing chun kung fu, krav maga, hapkido, hanmudo, and Tai Chi. In 2001, Chuck became the intercollegiate Taekwondo champion of Hong Kong when originally he had only come to the tournament to watch.  Chuck also has extensive personal security experience and has worked on security teams for everyone from Sylvester Stallone, Jackie Chan, and Taylor Swift to the Oil Minister of Saudi Arabia.

Chuck is also a long time martial arts writer, and his writing has been published in Japan Today, Fight Master, and Roda Magazine, among others.

His action career began in 2004 when he was scouted by a talent agency for his martial arts skill and was cast in Godzilla: Final Wars. While on set, he met Japanese action director, Yuji Shimomura and shortly after began his study of East Asian style fight choreography under his tutelage along with action directors, Go Ohara, and Kiyokazu Tanaka. In 2005, he began to study Method Acting under acting coach Shelley Mitchell, and went on to also study the Meisner method.

Master Johnson talks to Taekwondo Life Magazine's, Marc Zirogiannis, about his life and career and his Quiet Flame Productions.  Chuck trains and manages the Quiet Flame Stunt Team, Japan's only native English speaking stunt team.

To learn more about Chuck Johnson:

YOUTUBE:    https://www.youtube.com/user/C2thaJ/featured

Quiet Flame Productions:   https://www.quietflame.org

Chuck Johnson:                 
 IMDB



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