the seven-time World Karate Champion is recognized worldwide as the man who
introduced the Ninja concept to the world in movies such as "Enter the Ninja,"
"Revenge of the Ninja," "Ninja III: The Domination," and "Pray for Death". The
agreement with ICN provides for 52 weekly TV shows starring Mr. Kosugi began
airing in prime time Saturday night, March 16, 1996 at 6pm PST, 8pm CST and 9pm
and timely concept for this weekly half-hour show combining self-defense with
aerobic exercise is created and produced by Sho Kosugi and Atlantic Syndication
Network. The benefit of NINJAEROBICS® is that while practicing aerobics, you are
learning self-defense techniques. This segment is a fun workout with Sho and six
beautiful ladies in glamourous costumes who demonstrate how to move, get in
shape and defend yourself. Each show features a visit to Japan, China, Korea and
other countries in the Orient where Sho visits respected masters from different
styles of martial arts. In one segment of the show, THINK SAFE, Sho and his
assistants instruct the audience how to respond or react in a threatening
situation where self-defense is required.
Tokyo, Mr. Kosugi started his martial arts training at the age of six. By the
time he was 18, he was already named All-Japan Karate champion. He relocated to
Los Angeles in 1968, and by 1974 he had captured six hundred sixty-three
trophies and cups for his martial arts skills. Two films from the orient started
his acting career. In addition to the Ninja films, Mr. Kosugi starred in other
films such as "Black Eagle" with Jean-Claude Van Damme, "Blind Fury" with Rutger
Hauer and "Shogun Mayeda," aka "Journey of Honor," with Christopher Lee, Toshiro
Mifune, John Rhys-Davies and Polly Walker. Sho has also appeared in a number of
television shows and starred in the NBC Ninja television series "The Master"
with Lee Van Cleef.