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Grand Master
Founder of LimaLama®
Tu’umamao “Tino”Tuiolosega

Tu’umamao “Tino” Tuiolosega

Tu’umamao “Tino”Tuiolosega, Grandmaster and Founder of Limalama® Arts of Self Defense was born in American Samoa on July 2, 1931 to, Tu’umamao Tuiolosega, King of the island of Olosega and Saposapoaluga Feagaimaleata Poumele Tuiolosega. As the son of a Royal Samoan family and grandson to Tuiolosega Tagaloa, he was required to learn numerous Polynesian movements of self defense from both his father and his uncle. His last name “Tuiolosega”, literally means “King of Olosega”.

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Senior Master

10th Degree Black Belt

Rudolph K. Ponali Tuiolosega

Rudolph K. Ponali Tuiolosega

Rudolph Ponali K. Tuiolosega, son of Tu’umamao Tino Tuiolosega, and Claire “Puanani” Tuiolosega was born in Queens’ Hospital on the island of Oahu, Hawaii on December 15, 1956. He along with his 2 brothers and sister were taken to American Samoa to be raised by his grandparents as the culture dictated, and later was reunited with his father and mother in California. His father began his training in Limalama® along with his brothers and sisters, but Rudy became so absorbed in learning the art, that he excelled rapidly.

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Vice President | Limalama® Historian

Adele Tuiolosega

Adele Tuiolosega

Adele brings a diverse and unique perspective to the martial arts community. Born in Santa Cruz, California to Nello and Annunziata Radicchi, she is very proud of her Italian heritage and her parents who instilled in her the importance of a strong work ethic and the importance of family.

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The LimaLama® Tradition

A rich mixture of boxing and street fighting combined into a contemporary and comprehensive self defense system that others can understand and practice.



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