Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman Receives Award from World Professional Martial Arts Organization

Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman Receives Award from World Professional Martial Arts Organization

Martial Arts grandmaster receives Aaron Banks 2013 Hall of Fame Award for his continued dedication to the martial arts by the prestigious WPMAO.
PRLog (Press Release)Jan. 28, 2013 – New York, NY – The officers and board of directors of the World Professional Martial Arts Organization in New York have presented to Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman with the distinctive honor of World’s Foremost Martial Arts Master Author. Hanshi Kaufman was cited for his exemplary contributions to the martial arts and his over 55 years of dedication and teaching on January 19, 2013, at the Grand Ballroom of the Holiday Inn.Hanshi Kaufman has received numerous awards in the past for his interpretation of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings, Sun Tzu’s Art of War, etal. The significance of this particular recognition follows along with a partial list of previous award and commendations from:North American Fed. of Martial Artists – Distinguished Grandmaster

International Assn. of Martial Artists – Grandmaster and Educator

Action Martial Arts Magazine – Platinum Lifetime Achievement Award

Aaron Banks World Professional Martial Arts – Great Writer and Educator Award

Intl. Assn.of Russian Kempo – Honorable Recognition as Grandmaster

World Agni Organization Ukraine – Recognition of Philosophical Teaching

World Martial Arts Alliance – Grandmaster Acknowledgment

Lenchus Legend Society of Grandmasters – Lifetime Achievement

World Head of Family Sokeship Council – Grandmaster and Educator

World Blackbelt Hall of Fame – Distinguished Grandmaster

Okinawan Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu Assn. – Hanshi Recognition

United States Karate Assn. – Hanshi Recognition

North American Black Belt Federation – Hanshi Recognition

Grey Belt Society of Martial Arts Elders – Board of Directors

An acknowledged founding father of American Karate, he was awarded the title of Hanshi in 1991 by world renown international peer associations. The title is considered to be the most prestigious accomplishment in the martial arts world and signifies “teacher of teachers.”

Mr Kaufman lives in New York City and spends his time traveling, teaching, writing, and developing a higher universal consciousness for all mankind.

For information about Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com.


2 comments on “Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman Receives Award from World Professional Martial Arts Organization

  1. Congratulations Hanshi! The world continues to benefit through your wisdom!

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