WORLD MARTIAL ARTS BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME

‘MASTER OF THE YEAR 2011’

ARGENTINA
SHIFU MARCELO ADOLFO MONTENEGRO

 

Date of Birth: 18 September 1968

Area of Activity: South America

Positions / Portfolios

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Master (Black Belt) I.C.K.F. Tuan V
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Certified Instructor of International Chinese Kuo Shu Federation
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Argentina Ambassador to International Martial Arts Research Institute (IMARI)

History of Martial Arts Involvement

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Started training in Judo at the age of 12.
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Learned Wushu from Master Wu Ko Liang at the age of 15.
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Practised Wushu under Instructor Jorge Benitez, a student of Ta Shifu Sung Ling Ching, President and Founder of the South American Federation of Chinese Martial Arts.
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Participated in the Asunsion Exhibition and Tournament in Paraguay in 1989.
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Participated in many other internal tournaments until 1990.
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Participated in the World Kung Fu “Kuo Shu” organized by the T.W.K.S.F. (World Kuo Shu Federations based in USA) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Participated in the 10th World Kuo Shu Kung Fu Tournament Championship of Kuo Shu Kung Fu, organized by I.C.K.F. (International Chinese Kuo Shu Federation) in 2007.

Achievements / Honours / Awards

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Obtained Black Belt I Tuan in 1990.
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Obtained Black Belt II Tuan in 1992.
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Obtained Black Belt III Tuan in 1996.
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Obtained Black Belt IV Tuan in 2006.
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Awarded Black Belt V Tuan by Grandmaster Sung Ling Ching.
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Bronze Medal in Lei Tai (Combat) in the 2003 World Kung Fu “Kuo Shu” Championship in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Achieved Bronze Medal in Lei Tai (Combat), Bronze Medal in “Su Mu Len Fuan Chen” and Gold Medal Martial Spirit in the 10th World Kuo Shu Kung Fu Tournament Championship in 2007.

Special Skills

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Traditional Shaolin Chuan
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Lei Tai Combat