INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

2004
Photo Gallery

 

Instructors take a bow on stage at the
WHFSC's 11th Annual Awards show

 

 


Fire dancer with Kalena's Ohana Show demonstrates why he is rated number 2 in the nation


Grandmaster Bobby Toboada gives a demonstration of why he is considered one of Arnis' best!




Master George Denson"s G-Force Demo team salutes
the crowd.


The ladies are brought on stage to take part in an impromtu
dance lesson from the band

 



The Council's Man of the Year, Grandmaster
John Byrne poses with his award.
 


New member Soke Marty Ferrick's receives his
Founder's Award from the Council.


A young lady is all smiles after accepting her award.


A student of the martial arts receives recognition at the
WHFSC Hall of Fame

 

The ladies in the audience also got a chance
to try their hand at the Hula.

Instructors invited on stage to try
their hand at the Hula

Kalena's Polynesian Ohana Band wows the audience
with their dance review from the Islands.

A Moari Warrior dancer prepares to take the stage
as part of the Kalena Polynesian dance review.

Sifu Sheridan Lupo of Tennessee accepts his Masters
Award for Kung-Fu.
 


The great Anistador, Grandmaster Bobby Toboada
poses proudly with his award

Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti of the Police Tactics
Instructors of America receives his plaque.

New member Grandmaster John Stover receiving the
accolades of the crowd for his Founder's Award.


Grandmaster Sanchez (center kneeling) posses with
some of his students who were inducted into the Hall of Fame.


Sensei Nigel Sessions of South Africa poses with
his Inheritor's Award for Gaven Ryu Jiu-Jitsu.

ANNUAL MEETING

 

Grandmaster Toboada & group listen intently to what is
being said at the WHFSC meeting.

Grandmaster Stephan Kaufman addresses the members at the meeting from the back of the room.


Members listen intently to what is being said at the
WHFSC 11th annual meeting

 


Sensei Hans Ingebretsen of the Pacific Kilihana takes
a bow after being introduced by Grandmaster Sanchez.

Professor Gary Dill takes the podium at meeting as
Grandmaster Sanchez (left) & Grandmaster
Marchetti look on

 

Ama Guro Raffy Pampuan (left) "shooting the breeze"
with Grandmaster Sanchez.


Signing of new members certificates by
WHFSC Grandmasters

 

Signing of new members certificates by
WHFSC Grandmasters


Signing of new members certificates by
WHFSC Grandmasters

GROUP PHOTOS

Grandmasters & Masters in seminar room pose for pictures.

Instructors are introduced before seminars begin. (view from left hand side).

Instructors are introduced before seminars begin. (view from right hand side).

Grandmaster Sanchez addresses the seminar participants with Grandmaster & Master
Instructors in the background

SEMINARS

Sensei Hans Ingebretsen instructs a student in
a Danzan Ryu move.

Ama Guro Baet in a relaxed moment looks off
to side deciding what he would like to demonstrate next.

Ama Guro Raffy Pambuan prepares to disarm his
adversary during demonstration

Grandmaster Bobby Toboada of Balintawak International
addresses the audience while conducting his seminar.

Grandmaster Vincent Marchetti, director of Police Tactics
Instructors of America demonstrate a compliance technique.

Soke John Casarez (facing camera) answers questions from a student prior to doing his seminar.

 

 

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