Marc Lawrence is lifetime martial artist. He as been honored by the Marital Arts History Museum, in Burbank, CA. He has competed on three continents in martial arts tournaments. He is known as a marital arts writer and translator of Historical Russian Cossack Training Manuals. He is known for his work in the preservation of Cossack manuals and worked with scholars to make them available outside of Russia. He has traveled to Russia and trained with instructors of the Cossack Martial arts. He is volunteer instructor and reenactor with state of California parks for the Fort Ross Militia. He volunteered with the Russian American Museum in Los Angeles, California.