George Pesare’s Original Black Belts

Dennis Passaretti's Black Belt Brothers Ohana 1970Grand Master George Pesare learned Kenpo Karate from Victor “Sony” Gascon, also a Grand Master, who brought the Kenpo style to the United States mainland from Hawaii in the 1960′s.

Pesare’s Black Belt Brothers Ohana,

of which Dennis is the youngest member, in order of promotion:

1 – Roger Carpenter

2 – Nick Cerio

3 – Paul Graves

4 – Fred Menna

5 – Ralph Bomba

6 – Kenny Pistachio

7 – Vincent Pezzi

8 – Dennis Passaretti

9 – Mark Marcantonio