Master Jesse E. Dwire IV (M.D) started his official training in 1989 with Sigung Rudy Duncan in Camillus, NY.
- Received Black belt in 1993
- 1994 – 1998 Attended Niagara UniversityStarted Niagara U. Karate club - promoted 3 people at Niagara who continued the school after M.D.’s graduation - Continued to train with Sigung Duncan the entire time at college.
- 1995 – April Earned Nidan / 2nd Degree
- 1997 – January earned Sandan / 3rd Degreee
- 1998 - Obtained Bachelor in Social Work, minor in Criminal Justice
- 1999 - Attended Onadaga School of Therapeutic Massage (one of the top 10 schools in Nation at the time)Obtained Massage License with 3 strong points Sports Massage and Shiatsu as 2 of them.
- 1999 Moved to Lowell / Chelmsford Massachusetts and took over an existing school.
- 2000 – Started training with SGM George Pesare – Was recognized by the Kaito Gakko as a Black Belt- Continues to this day to seek training and knowledge of Original East Coast Kempo from SGM Pesare
- 2000 – earned Yondan / 4th Degree black belt MSDC
- 2004 – Left organization in Chelmsford and Created Dragon-Phoenix Martial Arts an Affiliate school of Duncans Martial Arts Academy.
- 2004 - Earned Godan (5th degree Black Belt) and “Master” / “Sifu” Title in Dec. of 2004 from Sigung Rudy Duncan – in Karazenpo GoShinjutsu and Shaolin Kempo
- 2005 after training in the Art Of Kempo-Jutsu under Prof. Kimo Ferreira,earned rank of 5th dan -
- 2005 inducted into AMA Hall of Fame – for outstanding efforts in promotion of Martial Arts dedicated to hosting International Seminars and Tournaments. -
- 2009 Inducted into World Martial Arts Federations Hall of Fame as Kempo Master Instructor of the Year
- 2009 earned and tested for the rank of Shodan in Soke DePasquale’s Combat Ju-Jitsu
- 2010 Master Dwire was promoted to Shihan (6th degree)