Daniel Verkerke 2009 Asia tour
|This is a
group shot of Daniel Verkerke's 1st seminar in Malaysia
2009. A great time was had by everyone, the seminar went
from 10am - 5pm then out for dinner and entertainment. A
great turn out which brought various style together
promoting One Malaysia. Some people even drove for over 6
hours to attend.
Verkerke received the position as Advisor for the Global
Taekwon-Do Federation International by GM Dato Sabree Salleh
at the TKD Headquarters in Shah Alam. Also assisted with the
4th Dan grading examination August 2nd.
|GM Daniel Verkerke's second seminar in Malacca August 5th was even greater than the first with many Martial arts Masters and dignitaries in attendance.|
Directors of the Malaysian Grandmasters Council in Kuala
Lumpur after the meeting and Daniel Verkerke's
demonstration of Combat Knife and Cane techniques. The
President and board members then took him out for lunch.
GM Verkerke was also interviewed for the Malaysian Martial Arts Magazine Seni Martial Arts and was taken to the jungle for late night training by the Editor of the magazine Azlan Ghanie who is seen second to the right in above picture.
participants and Instructors pose for a group shot after the
seminars were conducted for the Martial Arts Conference 2009
Verkerke received the Living Legend award. All
Doctorate degree holders wear the robe representing their
degree. The color of the robe represents GM Verkerke
Doctorate degree which he received in 2005. The different
hats also represent the degrees as well.
Verkerke and GM Dato Sabree Salleh were hosted by the
Secretary General of the Olympic Council of Malaysia Dato
Sieh Kok Chi at the Olympic headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.
The Secretary General presented Daniel with the official
Olympic pins which he was very honored to receive. During
this historic meeting the Global Taekwon Do Federation
International began steps to be affiliated with the Olympic
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Verkerke receiving a gift from Mahaguru Dato HJ Omardin
Mauju Supreme Grandmaster Federation Silat Lincah Malaysia
11th August 2009. This was an extreme honor as it very
uncommon for the Mahaguru to visit. This is like the
Mountain coming to you.
During this visit Mahaguru was so impressed with Daniel Verkerke's techniques that he invited him to come back and teach the Police Task Force and Military.
|The Instructors course GM Daniel Verkerke taught for the Global Teakwon Do Federation International held August 12th 2009 in Shah Alam. Great group of Black Belts that represented their Grandmaster Dato Sabree Salleh very well.|
above receiving a hard covered book featuring the Wushu
Championship 2006 from the Secretary General of the Wushu
Federation of Malaysia Loong Chek Hock. Grandmasters Dato
Sabree Salleh and Daniel Verkerke were then taken to a
lovely Chinese restaurant and treated for dinner by the
Secretary General and Board of Directors for the Wushu
Federation of Malaysia.
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