A multi-talented martial artist, he holds a black belt in 15 different styles of martial arts. Hart has also been named as one of the "Top Ten Kickboxers of All Time" by Inside Karate magazine.
His brilliant career includes motivational speaking and seminars. Topics range from "Just Say No to Drugs" to Rape Awareness clinics. Hart was the official martial arts trainer for the 1999–2000 Super Bowl Champions the St. Louis Rams. Hart¹s talents have been used for acting, stunt work and outstanding fight scenes in a variety of movies which include: Karate Kid III, Mortal Combat and Batman & Robin. In addition to teaching and training bodyguards the finer points of personal protection Close Quarter Combat, Hart also provides personal safety and training services to a variety of clients, and teaches self-defense courses to individuals, schools and corporations.
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Kickboxing Champion Earnest Hart, Jr. Interview
What Initially Drew You To The Martial Arts?
Earnest Hart: I probably told this story a thousand times, but being from a religious background, my mother was a Jehovah Witness, she wanted to raise me to be non-violent. Being in the toughest are as down in the projects, you got tired of running or people taunting you without fighting. Now I was a big Batman fan. In fact my nickname was Batman back in "the hood. "Then the Green Hornet came and fought Batman in one episode and I was for Batman but Kato looked so good, I had tore-think things so I started watching the Green Hornet and that made me get interested in the martial arts. I basically just started teaching myself because I couldn't afford to go to schools back then. I would just go to karate schools and watch them and come back and teach myself. When I was fourteen I joined a school. When I went into the school was so focused that everybody thought I had taken karate before.
It's just that if you never done anything in your life and you just do this one thing and you focus on what you've always wanted to do, and you get the opportunity to do it, you pick it up. I pretty much whizzed through it right off the bat. . . >>continue reading