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Ondrej (Ondra) Musil
November 1957

I Started with Martial Arts when I  was 10 years old. At that time Judo the only Asian Martial Art which was allowed in Czechoslovakia. I trained up to 2nd Dan. When Karate came to my country I started to train and I was 18
years old. I still train and teach Karate, 7 th dan and also a national coach for Czech Karate Federation.

I Train Shoaling Kempo (5th Dan)  since 1990 to present, At the same time I trained in Aikido. Last year I was graded by Than by Rajah kancho to 6th Dan. During the years i trained also in Iai do and Jodo (both 1st Dan) and Ju Jutsu (3rd dan). In 1990 i also started to train in Tai Chi Chuan (Yang style), and still doing it.

I had my own dojo at the North of Czech Republic where Karate, Aikido, Shoaling Kempo and Tai Chi Chuan is thought. I worked as a special officer responsible for Self defense and physical education for Czech National Police. During the years I was teaching in Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Master ParisiGrand Master

Master Parisi says: “To be successful in the art of Qi Kwan Do, one must establish a flow of energy and power through the body and mind".

Master Parisi is the founder of Qi Kwan Do and has extensive knowledge of the martial arts. He has trained in boxing, Tae Kwon Do, Choi Kwang Do, Qigong & Chi Kung, is a Master of Chaikara-reiki-do and is a member of the Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA) for his up to date knowledge of martial arts. Master Parisi regularly trains with martial arts experts from around the world in order to update and improve the Qi Kwan Do system.

Master Parisi is a member of the Amateur Martial Arts Association (AMA) which provides licensing insurance for every member, registered with the World Kick-Boxing Karate Association (WKA) for students who wish to enter competition. Master Parisi has also qualified with the Realistic Self Defence Association (RSDA). In 2003 Master Parisi was Awarded the Combat Hall of Fame at a gala black te event at Aston Villa Football club for his contribution to martial arts in the UK and around the world.

Mustafa Sabri Statovci

Grand MasterGrandmaster Soke Mustafa Sabri Statovci was born on 01.05.1953 in Prishtina, capital of Kosova, where he lives and works.

Gm Statovci finished studies of Literature and postgraduate studies in Prishtina University and got the title of Professor.

Soke M. S. Statovci used to work for so many years in the media, whereas now works for the Government of Kosova. Mr. is an ethnic Albanian.

Grandmaster Mustafa Sabri Statovci started practicing Karate in 1966. There he has trained for a while Judo and Ju Jutsu, but most of the time practiced Shotokan Karate style, which he still continues practicing. He also studied other types of karate (Uechi-Ryu etc.), but has practiced Taekwondo and Hapkido.

Gm Statovci is a member of more than 35 national and international Karate and Martial Arts federations, founder of the Seishinkai Karate Union and founder and President of the World Shinpo Ryu Federation. Mr. Statovci also serves as secretary general of the Kosova Karate Federation and as head of its Technical Committee.

Grandmaster Soke Mustafa Sabri Statovci is a master rank 10th Dan and title Hanshi.

Dr.Desmond Barry WilliamsGrand Master
Martial Arts is like the sun let it shines around the world

As Founder of Nan fang Quan Tou gung fu and Senior Instructor of Best Martial Arts London I have dedicated my life to the martial arts it has inspirited me to reach this far in life, I began my studying of the martial arts at 11 with judo and karate and moved into traditional northern and southern Gung Fu, the way I was taught, I did my best, and all other pursuits were sacrificed to it, and I diligently learnt from my different teachers Unfortunately, many masters put on airs and stagnated, always keeping secrets from everyone and not sharing there experience, and there requirements were very strict and I had to do my best.

During whole my life I was engaged in the Martial Arts and Gung fu. My time in training passed quickly and during those years I trained myself regardless of the weather, even on my days off, during holidays and social activities, I trained myself all the same. I managed to master four kinds of Gung Fu (Tai Chi, southern fist, chin na and shaolin 72 fist) and 3 kinds of Martial Arts (Muay Thai, tae kwon do and Karate) I gradually comprehended profound sense and understanding of the Martial Arts and Gung Fu I am grateful to my lucky star for being engaged in the Martial Arts and Gung fu for over 30 years.

Alvin Tan Oon Lye

Grand MasterGM Alvin Tan Oon Lye is the current Vice President of World Goju Ryu Karate-Do Federation and President of the Asian Goju Ryu Karate-Do Federation. He is the Special Technical Advisor and National Director of the World Sports Karate Confederation.

GM Alvin Tan started training karate in 1970 at the age of 14 years old under Sensei Maekawa of Japan Karate Federation. He took over Queenstown Karate Club in 1976 as the Chief Instructor cum President. In 1986, GM Alvin Tan went to Japan to train under Kaicho Gogen Yamaguchi. Since then he have being attending training in Japan under IKGA. In the same year Kaicho Gogen Yamaguchi accepted him as his direct disciple.

In 1998, Goju Ryu Karate-Do Seiwa Kai Singapore was affiliated to Singapore Karate-Do Federation and he was appointed as the Vice-President, Board of Examiner and Referee Council Chairman until 2004. GM Alvin Tan attended the 24th Karate-Do Championship as the Referee and 3rd AUKO Junior Championship in Macao as the SKF Official.

In 1999, GM Alvin Tan was appointed the Organizing Chairman for the 1st AKF Championship held in Singapore. He was appointed as the Head of delegate for the XX SEA Games in Brunei and Hayashi-Ha Open Karate Championship in Malaysia.

In 2000, GM Alvin Tan attended the 4th AKF Junior Championship in Macao as the SKF Official and 15th WKF Championship in Munich, Germany as Head of delegate.

In 2001, GM Alvin Tan attended the part time Budo Course by the American College of Martial Science (ACMS) and was awarded the Doctor of Budo by the ACMS in 2002.

In 2002, GM Alvin Tan was appointed as the Professor of ACMS.

In 2003, GM Alvin Tan was appointed the WOMA Singapore President, Hall of Fame Singapore Chairman and Master Council member. He was also appointed the SKF Referee Council Chairman and NCAP Master Course Conductor for two-year term.

In 2004, GM Alvin Tan was elected the 1st President of Asian Goju Ryu Karate Federation.

In 2005, GM Alvin Tan was registered with the Singapore Sport Council, NROC as the Master Coach in Karate. Received Coach Development Award from Singapore Sport Council.

 In 2006, he was appointed Special Advisor to World Sport Karate Confederation by Soke Kosai Shishiki (Japan), Technical Director of WSKC. Awarded the Hon. Ph D in Asian Martial Arts and Sciences in 2006 from Universidade Libre de Terapias Psicobioenergeticas, Salvador-Bahia, Brasil

In 2010, GM Alvin Tan received the Award of Excellence from the Honorable Minister Ganesh Tiwari Nepali, Minister of Youth & Sport. He also received the Life Time Achievement Awards from AMAF.Nippon Budoin Seibukan. He was conferred the title of Hanshi and Shichidan by karate Union of Singapore.

GM Alvin Tan’s Martial Arts Organization:                                                                               
Founder, Goju Ryu Karate-Do Seiwa-Kai (Singapore)
Founder, President/Chief Instructor International Goju Ryu Karate-Do Renmei
Vice President, World Goju Ryu Karate-Do Federation
President, Asian Goju Ryu Karate-Do Federation
Special Advisor & National Director, World Sport Karate Confederation

GM Alvin Tan’s Martial Arts Achievement:
Inducted into the 2002 World Head of Family Sokeship Council Hall of fame as “Distinguished Master of the Year”
Inducted into the 2002 Hawaii Martial Arts Society Hall of Fame as “Master of the year”
Inducted into 2002 World Martial Arts League Hall of Fame as “Asian Goju Ryu Grand Master of the Year”
The President Active Lifestyle Award in 2004 by US President George Bush
Presidential Physical Fitness Award in 2004 by US President George Bush
Prince Sports Awards in 2004 by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Special Council
Coaching Development Award in 2005 from Singapore Sport Council
Inducted into HOF Cross of Honor Award in 2012 from MAA International
Inducted into HOF Spirit Award in 2013 from MAA International

GM Alvin Tan’s Current Major Martial Ranks:
7th Dan World Karate Federation
7th Dan Singapore karate Federation
8th Dan /Shihan Kai member by Karate Union of Singapore 
9th Dan by Soke Kosai Shishiki (Japan) Technical Director of WSKC

Grand MasterRob Norton Ph.D
Founder/ Grand Master of Shoto-Chi

Dr. Rob Norton is the founder of Shoto-Chi Martial Arts. An art specializing in the realistic approach to conflict resolution through the understanding of human behavior.

After achieving the rank of Shodan in Shotokan karate at the age of 15 and spending time studying other arts, he founded Shoto-Chi at the the age of 17 in England, U.K. 

He moved to Canada in 2001 and continued to develop and teach his art. Upon spending many years studying conflict psychology in multiple cultures, he received his Ph.D in martial Science and Grand Master status in 2013.

Grandmaster Phillip Poe

Grand MasterGrandmaster Phillip Poe is an 8th Dan in Tae Kwon Do, 4th Dan in Ju Jit Su, 2nd Dan in Hapkido and 10th Dan/Founder of the American Freestyle Fighting System in addition to holding a PhD in Martial Science. 

He is a Former World, National and North Carolina State Karate Champion and has been awarded Competitor Of The Year by The American Martial Arts Alliance and The Martial Arts Tournament Tour.  He has also been inducted into United States Martial Arts, American Martial Arts Alliance, American Freestyle Karate Association and World Il-Do-Kwan Federation Halls Of Fame.


Grand Master(5th Dan Black Belt) , M.Sc. (Jadavpur University) , President & Chief Instructor: I.G.S.K.A. West Bengal , President: West Bengal Muay Thai Association, General Secretary: Bengal Kick Boxing Association and Director & Chief Instructor: Indian School of Martial Arts

  • 5th Dan Black Belt (Godan) from World United Martial Arts Federation (W.U.M.A.) – England.
  • 4th Dan Black Belt (Yondan) from International Go Soku Ryu Karate-Do Association (I.G.S.K.A.), Recognized by Govt. of India & Indian Olympic Association.
  • Authorized Referee & Judge (Both Kata & Kumite) of All India Karate-Do Federation, Recognized by Govt. of India & Indian Olympic Association.
  • Completed All India Open Martial Arts Training Camp at Orissa in the year 1997
  • Completed the Training (Six Months) on the Martial Arts Weapons organized by W.U.M.A. (England).
  • Completed All India Kick Boxing Training Camp & Referee / Judges / Coaches Seminar – 2006 organized by All India Kick Boxing Federation at Bangalore.
  • Completed The East India I.G.S.K.A. Referee / Judges Seminar, 2003 organized by International Go Soku Ryu Karate-Do Association at Dhanbad, Jharkhand,
  • Completed the All Bengal I.G.S.K.A. Training Camp – 2003 organized by International Go Soku Ryu Karate-Do Association at Kolkata.
  • Completed the All India I.G.S.K.A. Training Camp – 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 organized by International Go Soku Ryu Karate-Do Association at Khandala, Maharastra.
  • Completed Muay Thai Training Course under the Grandmaster of World Muay Thai Federation at Hydrabad – 2007.
  • Successfully participated in the Referee Seminar of New WKF Competition Rules conducted by Sensei Con Kassis (Chairman – WKF Referee Commission) at New Delhi on 11th March, 2012.


Briant Peterson

Grand MasterStarted studying KukSul Won in 1973 with Thomas Eden, Former US Marine in Hilsdale MI.  He continued his martial arts study in Tae Kwan Do from 1974-1979 from Cedar Rapids IA to Pensacola FL.  From 1980 to 1993 he studied the JKA, Shotokan with Mikami Takayuki sensei, Shichidan achieving the rank of Nidan. 

He attended the Associate instructor certification school.  During this time he also studied Aikido with a Ueshiba lineage practicioner.  Peterson sensei opened the Baton Rouge Shotokan Karate Association in 1990.  He started the Sam Houston State University Karate Club in 1994. 

He was Manager of the Huntsville Karate School from 1996-8.  He was awarded Honorary Dan in Ji Do Kwan by James Fields in 1996.  He was a principle in the opening of the first official Kyo Ku Shin Kai school in the State of Texas.  He has continued to teach National champions in children and adult black belt competitions in Traditional and Sport Karate, Kumite and Kata.  Mr. Peterson developed a Nunchaku Kata that debuted in 2013 in the US weapons Kata.  Mr. Peterson has achieved the rank of sandan in Bushidokai karate jutsu and is on track to achieve the rank of godan later in 2013.

Professor Singh (Ph D., Ed S., M Ed.) Grand Master

A Grandmaster of Internal Boxing, author of the Art of Western Tai Chi Ch'uan (2009). He has produced over 25 Martial Arts Champions as owner of Angel's Gym in Fayetteville NC. (2006-2011). 

He has over 40 years of martial science practice in Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling, CQC (Close Quarters Combat), Taiji Quan, Vedic and Taoist Yoga, He currently working on his Ed D in Applied Sports Psychology and teaches Combat Sport Fitness at the YMCA of Greater Des Moines. 

He is a retired US Army Ranger, Drill & S.E.R.E. Instructor with operational experience in Latin America. Professor Singh is a 2013 inductee in the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He is pioneering scholarship in building training curriculums that place a greater emphasis on the applied science of Sports and Exercise Psychology in Martial Arts performance. Using the Systems Approach to Training he is building a Six Section Curriculum built on Meditation, Pugilism and Tri-athletic conditioning. He is currently training YMCA Members in a relatively new exercise psychology field which he calls Meditative Pugilistic Tri-athletic Regimen (MPTR or Mepter): Meditating, Swimming, Cycling, Lifting, Running, Boxing. His past and most recent work can be found in Jade Dragon Magazine, Kung Fu Magazine (Europe Online) and Truwaza Martial Arts Magazine. Video and Periodical links to his work can be found at:

Dr. Manley Finch

Grand MasterDr. Manley Finch has been a student of martial arts for over 33 years. He earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, M.Sc.s in Neuroscience and Clinical Research, a MPH in Epidemiology, and Ph.D. in Neuroscience. He is currently completing a DrPH in Epidemiology. He began his life long journey on the path of martial arts enlightenment in Wally Jay small circle jujitsu at the age of 9. He studied this style for 4 years reaching the rank of High Brown before the instructor was transferred to another duty station. Dr. Finch then studied in Aki-jujitsu reaching the rank of Shodan. After that he studied Kenpo Karate until the reaching the rank of Shodan. Dr. Finch was exposed to Shaolin Kempo Karate which offered him an opportunity to utilize his established martial skills while at the same time affording an opportunity to learn complementary martial expertise in the Five Animal Forms of Kung Fu. Manley has remained a lifelong devotee of Shaolin Kenpo Karate leading to earning his Sandan and Instructors Rank in 2007. In 2013 Manley was promoted to the rank of Godan and inducted into the USGMC.

I joined the USGMC in order to network with other like minded martial arts practitioners, learn from other practitioners, and to have an opportunity to teach others of like minded martial spirit.


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