Steven Frederic Seagal , the 66-year-old actor who still shows up at UFC events was born in Lansing, Michigan.
He has a 7th-dan black belt in Aikido and in the eighties and early nineties his Aikido skills were among the top Aikidoka in the world. He moved to Los Angeles, California, where he worked as a martial arts instructor. As well as Aikido, he also masters in Karate, Judo, Kendo and Shitō-ryū.
Steven Seagal was the first non-Japanese person to operate an Aikido dojo in Japan.
He is very talented person not just only in sport but as an actor, film producer, screenwriter, director, martial artist and musician too. Seagal has been a Reserve Deputy Chief in Louisiana Sheriff’s Office; just like in his films.
Did you know in 2010 UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva received tips from action star Steven Seagal in the run-up to his title defence against Chael Sonnen.
Here is a video about Seagal’s training
Seagal is Russian Jewish from his father’s side so he granted with a Russian passport. He’s also opened a new martial arts center outside Moscow.
Many of Seagal’s films you can see his body work and his unique style. He aged maybe body structure is changed but his body power still the same.
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