Achievements & Awards

Ranks

  • Sambo - 11th degree (per FIAS - Federation Internationale Amateur de Sambo)
  • Karate - 10th degree Black Belt and Grandmaster title (Hawaii Martial Arts International Society)
  • Pankration - 7th degree (International Pankration Black Belt Council)
  • Aikido - Nidan (Sensei William Elderts, Universal Ki Aikido Association)
  • Judo - Sandan (Team Sacramento, School of Martial Arts - Sensei Atsushi Ikemoto and Sensei Jack Carter)
  • Judo - Shodan (San Jose Judo Buddhist Club)
  • Gracie Jiujitsu - Blue Belt (Relson Gracie, Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • Wing Chun -Sifu (Sifu Chris Chan, San Francisco/ Sifu Bert Rodriguez Santa Rosa, CA)

Achievements & Experience

  • Sambo World Champion (Masters) Gold Medalist - 1996 (St. Jean de Luz, France)
  • Sambo World Champion (Masters) Silver Medalist - 1996 (St. Jean de Luz, France)
  • Sambo World Team Coach - 1998 (Kaliningrad, Russia)
  • 10-time National Sambo Champion
  • 4-time AASF Pan American Sambo Champion
  • National Silver Medalist, Greco-Roman Wrestling - 1985 (Mt. Pleasant, Michigan)
  • National Bronze Medalist, Freestyle Wrestling - 1979 (Ames, Iowa)
  • International Silver Medalist, Judo - 1991 (Pacific Northwest Open Judo Championship)
  • National Bronze Medalist, Judo - 1991 (Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • 3-time Olympic contender
  • 2-time ADFPA California State Powerlifting Champion - 1987 & 1988
  • Has studied 22 different styles of Martial Arts
  • Over 35 years of active competition and coaching
  • 6 years' experience as assistant or volunteer coach, Junior College and University wrestling.
  • 10 years' experience as assistant or head coach for high-school wrestling.
  • 6 years teaching curriculum classes in self-defense and martial arts, Sonoma State University

Hall of Fame Inductions & Awards

  • 1999 - International Federation of Pankration Athlima
  • 2000 - International Federation of Pankration Athlima (Father & Son award)
  • 2001 - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame - awarded a Ph.D. / M.A. and promotion to 12th Dan
  • 2001 - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame - Sokeship Founders Award, Perry's Full Circle style officially recognized
  • 2001 - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame - Outstanding Contribution to Martial Arts
  • 2001 - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame - Outstanding Male Competitor
  • 2001 - The State Association of Pankration Athlima of Baja California, Mexico
  • 2002 - Hawaii Martial Arts International Society - Outstanding Achievements in the martial arts, promotion to Grandmaster and 10th Dan
  • 2002 - United States Martial Artist Association - Supreme Grandmaster of the Year
  • 2003 - Action Martial Arts Magazine - Outstanding Contributions to the martial arts as a Grandmaster
  • 2003 - Karate Kidz Online - Teacher of the Month, Teacher of the Year
  • 2003 - Hawaii Martial Arts International Society - HMAIS Board Member of the Year
  • 2003 - Hawaii Martial Arts International Society - Honorary Achievement & Dedication to the martial arts
  • 2008 - International Jujitsu Association - International Grandmaster of the Year
  • 2011 - International Independent Martial Arts Association - Grandmaster of the Year
  • 2013 - World Head of Family Sokeship Council - Grandmaster of the Year