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Hanshi Liquori is the Chief and Founder of the USAGO.  Kyoshi Mabson is our Successor of the Organization

Academy Instructors


Head Instructor

John Ranglin

San Dan – John Ranglin is the founder of American Academy of Goju. He is a member of USAGO since May of 2004 and a direct student of Kyoshi Larry Mabson.


Laurie McComas

Sensei McComas is a member and associate instructor of the USAGO. She also holds black belt rank from the Shito Ryu system after receiving years of formal training in Washington State before relocating to Florida in 2014.



Ryan Cooper

Shodan – Ryan Cooper conducts an excellent introductory class for beginners and works well with children.


Jonathan Ranglin

Jonathan has been a member of USAGO since May 2004. He serves as an assistant to the instructors. He has a wealth of knowledge making him a great resource for the Team. 

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