WORLD MARTIAL ARTS BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME

“GRANDMASTER OF THE YEAR 2012”

DENMARK
SHIHAN KURT ORUM SORENSEN

Year of Birth : 11.11.1960

Area of Activity: Bjerringbro, Denmark

Position / Portfolios

  • Founder of “DAI KI HAKU”

History on martial arts involvement

  • Started training in Judo in 1974, at the age of 14.
  • Later, he learned Karate, Jiujitsu, Savate, Kick-Boxing, Thai Boxing, Aikido and Hapkido.
  • 1983 - After learning the different types of martial arts, he found his own style of martial arts called “Dai Ki Haku” and has four training schools in Denmark.
  • “Dai Ki Haku” is based on the technical skills in efficient street-fighting and the inner journey of personal development.
  • His philosophy is attached to the great importance of human wisdom that has made the relationship between Shihan Orum and his students more close and true.
  • Used martial art style for rehabilitating the socially indisposed, criminal and neglected young people between the ages of 12-18, through a program he founded in 1999.
  • Founded an organization called “Dai Ki Haku Family” to help people through the philosophy of “Dai Ki Haku” Martial Art

 

Achievements / Honours / Awards

  • Holder of 6th Dan Black Belt
  • Holder of Shihan title
  • Inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame with a Humanitarian Award
  • Received a Martial Arts Program Development Award from the Independent Karate Schools (IKSA)
  • Inducted into the Society of Soke

Creative Works

  • Real Karate1, (Danish edition) 1987
  • Real Karate 1, (English edition) 1988
  • Real Karate 2, (Danish edition) 1988
  • Real Karate 3, (Danish edition) 1989
  • The Heart in Martial Art, (Danish edition) 1993
  • To Care, (Danish edition) 2001
  • My Strength, (Danish edition) 2002
  • A Life in Martial Art (Danish edition) 2010
  • A Life in Martial Art (English edition) 2012