WORLD MARTIAL ARTS BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME 2005

GRANDMASTER OF THE YEAR

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GRANDMASTER W. DAN HAUSEL

Date of Birth: 24 July 1949

Positions / Portfolios

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Professor of Budo
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World Head of Seiyo no Shorin - Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai
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Instructor of Martial Arts, University of Wyoming
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Soke Shodai (Grandmaster, Head-founder), Seiyo no Shorin-Ryu Karate Kobudo Kai
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Honourable Grandmaster, Okinawan Shorin-ryu Karate-Do, World Organizer of Martial Arts, Philippines

Achievements / Honours / Awards

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1998 American Biographical Institute (ABI) Millenium Hall of Fame inductee
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1998 Inductee, Kevin Bell's Karate Hall Of Fame "Grandmaster Instructor of the Year"
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1999- Headmaster of the JKI Top Rated Club
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2000 Inductee, American Biographical Institute's Millennium Hall of Fame for lifelong contribution to martial arts
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2000 Inductee, World Karate Union Hall Of Fame, "Lifetime Achievement Award", Sydney, Australia
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2000, Top Judo-Kai International (JKI) affiliated Soke of the Year.
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2001 Inductee, North American Black Belt Hall Of Fame, "International Instructor of the Year", Lakewood, California
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2001 Inductee, World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, "Grandmaster of the Year", Springdale, Ohio.
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2002 Inductee, Universal Martial Arts Hall Of Fame, "Founder of the Year", Orlando, Florida
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2003 Inductee, Latin America Martial Arts Society Worldwide Hall Of Fame "International Grandmaster of the Year," Puerto Rico
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2004 Lifetime member, World Organizer of Martial Arts, Department of Martial Arts Affairs, Wilmington, Delaware.
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2004 Inducted into the US Martial Arts Hall Of Fame, Nashville, Tennessee
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2004 Inducted into the American Karate Association Hall Of Fame, "Instructor of the Year", Cincinnati, Onio
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2004 Honorable Grandmaster & Lifetime Member, World Head of Society (International Council of Masters and Grandmaster) Hall Of Fame
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Listed in ABI's Men of Achievement, 2000 Notable American Men, Ten Thousand Personalities of the World, and others
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Inductee, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Who's Who in the 21st Century, and several others.
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Member, World Soke Council.