Johnny Gyro

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Johnny "Gyro" Potter
Born California, USA
Residence California, USA
Style Tangsoodo, Taekwondo, Hapkido
Teacher(s) Chuck Norris
Rank      8th degree black belt in Tangsoodo
     black belt in Taekwondo
     black belt in Hapkido
     black belt in Kang Duk Won
     black belt in Gung Fu
     black belt in Shippalgi

Johnny 'Gyro' Potter is an American martial arts instructor, and former competitive karate fighter. He is an 8th degree black belt grand master of Tangsoodo(Korean karate).[1] He also holds black belts in Taekwondo, Hapkido, Kang Duk Won, Gung Fu, and Shippalgi. He started training under Chuck Norris at his Sherman Oaks, California Karate school; and earned his first black belt in 1978. He is a 7X World Champion, and former captain of the United States Karate team. He also holds the record for most wins at the famous Long Beach International Karate Championships with a 29X overall winning record.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Gyro, Johnny at World Wide Dojo

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