Nov 28, 2022
Mr. Don Wilson is a Martial Arts practitioner, Actor, and 11-time Kickboxing champion.
As a Martial Artist we have to be able to go from 0 to 100 mph and I just took it into the kickboxing ring with me… In the first couple minutes of the fight, I know everything I’ll need to know.
Don “the Dragon” Wilson’s humble beginnings started in Cocoa Beach, Florida, where he was born and raised in the shadow of Cape Canaveral, where his father worked as an engineer for NASA. Don was an honors student at high school, and his quest was to follow in his father’s footsteps. He attended the Coast Guard Academy, where he studied engineering, and wanted to become a military officer, but a lesson from his older brother, Jim, who had already been studying kung-fu changed his life forever.
In this episode, Mr. Don Wilson shares his journey to the martial arts, Hollywood career, competitions, and more. Listen to learn!