WORLD MARTIAL ARTS BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME 2009

'THE LIVING LEGEND AWARD 2009'
'PIONEER AWARD 2007' SEICHO JUTSU
DOCTORATE DEGREE IN MARTIAL ARTS (HONORIS CAUSA)2005
GRANDMASTER OF THE YEAR 2003

CANADA
GRANDMASTER PROF. DR. DANIEL VERKERKE

Positions / Portfolios

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Grandmaster and Founder Seicho Jutsu
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Executive Member and Senior Technical Advisor, International Freestyle Martial Arts Organization
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Communication Manager, World Head Of Family Sokeship Council
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International Vice President, Circle Of Masters
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Director, Seicho Jutsu Institute Of Advanced Studies
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Canadian Ambassador - International Martial Arts Research Institute, Malaysia

History of Martial Arts Involvement

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Started to learn Judo in 1973
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Began to study Tae Kwon Do and Karate during the mid 70' to 1980
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Joined the Armed Forces in 1980 to find a greater source of Martial Arts
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Further his martial training in Ninjutsu
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Carried on teaching his own style in 1983
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Opened the Hombu Dojo at Cambridge, Ontario, Canada in 1984.
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Certified 9th Dan Ninjutsu by Grandmaster Dr. Dan R. McEddy in 1994
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Admitted as member of World Head Of Family Sokeship Council in 1995
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Certified 10th Dan Ninjutsu by Grandmaster Dr. Dan McEddy in 2001
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Certified Member Of Advisory Board Police Martial Arts Association
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Senior member of Barrhead Judo Club
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Certified Member of International Circle of Masters
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Certified Member of Martial Arts Masters, Pioneers & Legends Hall Of Fame Council International
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Certified Member of Master Martial Artist International
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Certified Member of Scientific Martial Arts International Association
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Certified Member of World Head Of Family Sokeship Council
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Certified Member of World Jug-Tai Head Society
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Certified Member of Who's Who in the Martial Arts Elite

Achievements / Honours / Awards

1993 -
World Martial Arts Hall Of Fame - "Outstanding Contribution Of The Year"
1996 -
World Head Of Family Sokeship Councils International Hall Of Fame "Grandmaster of the Year"
1997 -
I.S.C.M.A. Hall Of Fame, - "Man of the Year"
1997 -
Masters Martial Artist International Association - "Grandmaster of the Year"
1997 -
International Circle Of Masters Hall Of Fame - "Philosopher of the Year"
1998 -
Martial Arts Masters, Pioneers & Legends Hall Of Fame "Grandmaster Of The Year"
1998 -
World Head Of Family Sokeship Councils International Hall Of Fame "Grandmaster Instructor of the Year"
1999 -
Martial Arts Masters, Pioneers & Legends Hall Of Fame "Humanitarian of the Year"
1999 -
World Head Of Family Sokeship Councils International Hall Of Fame "Grandmaster Instructor Of The Year" and "Outstanding Contribution Award"
2000 -
World Head Of Family Sokeship Councils International Hall Of Fame "Millennium Leadership Award"
2001 -
World Head Of Family Sokeship Councils International Hall Of Fame "Council Man Of The Year"
2002 -
International Circle of Masters, "Soke of the Year Award"
2002 -
World Head Of Family Sokeship Councils International Hall Of Fame "Council Man Of The Year"
2003 -
Inducted as "Grandmaster Of The Year" at the 1st World Martial Arts Black Belt Hall Of Fame held in Kuching, Malaysia
2005 -
Inducted as "Doctor Of Martial Arts" at the 2nd World Martial Arts Black Belt Hall Of Fame held in Kuching, Malaysia

Creative Works

Television Appearances
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Rogers Cable 1992
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C.K.C.O. TV 1993
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Shaw Cable 2000
 
Publications
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Grandmaster Magazine
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Manual-Jieitai Ryu Seicho Jutsu
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Arnis Kali Escrima Newsletter
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Spiritual Development Enlightenment of Life Book
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Who's Who in the Martial Arts Elite Book 1987
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Freestyle Martial Arts Magazine and numerous newspapers
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The World Martial Arts Elite Book 2000
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The Karate Voice
 
Video Productions
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The Emblem Theory (Foundation of Body movement)
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Learn The Nunchaku (Single & Double)
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Master the Double Sticks
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Advanced Knife Techniques
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Amazing Arm Locks
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Hanbo (Basic - Advanced)
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Personal Protection - EXECUTIVE PROTECTION AGENCY
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Interview with the Grandmaster / 1st Dan Black Belt Requirements
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Philosophy (The Mountain and it's Obstacles)
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Seicho Jutsu Kama System
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Black Belt Techniques Volume 1 - 4
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Throw Reversals
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Revolutionary Sword Techniques