WORLD MARTIAL ARTS BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME 2008

GOLDEN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

INDIA
SENSEI  CYRUS  RUSTOMJI

 

Date of Birth: October 12, 1951

Positions / Portfolios

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Director / Founder & Chief Instructor of “CSMA” Combative School of Martial Arts, Mumbai / India
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Director / Founder& Chief Instructor of “NAB” National Academy of Bodyguards, Mumbai / India
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Technical Consultant and Free Press Reporter & Writer for The World Martial Arts Newspaper, Mumbai / Maharashtra / India
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Editor / Writer for “Martial Arts World Magazine”, Baroda / Gujerat / India
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Editor / Writer for Complete Martial Arts Magazine, Delhi / India
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Editor / Writer for “The Original Ninja Magazine”, U.S.A
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Managing Director of Patrol One Services
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Technical Consultant and Chief Instructor & Trainer for “Shadow Z Protection PVT. LTD”, Mumbai / India
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Trainee Instructor of National School of Combative Arts – Eskrima / Kali / Arnis, under Guro Arif Sheikh, India
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State Referee / Judge / Coach of Maharashtra Kickboxing Association, India

History of Martial Arts Involvement

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Over thirty years of teaching experiences in Traditional & Modern Martial Arts
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First Indian to achieve black Belt in Modern Arnis Stick Fighting from Philippines in 1983.
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First Indian to attend the Third Ninja World Summit and underwent Repelling and Survival Games course in U.S.A in 1986
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First Indian to practice and train with various Ninjutsu Masters of Togakure , Koga Ryu, Bujinkan Fellowship International and Warrior Quest Kinryu Dojo in U.S.A  in 1988
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Conducted the First Modern Arnis Stick Fighting Seminar at Y.M.C.A International in 1989
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Presented the First Combined Ninjutsu / Arnis / Wing Chun seminar at Y.M.C.A International in Mumbai in 1990
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Founded ‘The Combative School of Martial Arts’ (C.S.M.A) and as Founder / Director / Chief Instructor commenced teaching several modern and traditional arts in 1990
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Opened the first personal Ninjutsu and Combative Jujitsu techniques Dojo (School) at the Trade Representative of U.S.S.R in 1990
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Conducted the First Intensive Summer Ninjutsu Camp for 9 days of Morlebag, Sawantwadi (close to the borders of Goa) in 1991
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First Indian to be trained in Genbukan Ninjutsu Bugei and Kokusai Jujitsu Renmei under Grandmaster Shoto Tanemura in Japan in 1993. and was promoted as  “Dojo Cha” to represent India
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Organized to conducted the first combined Seminar on Kalaripayattu from E.N.S kalari Institute from Nettor, Ernakulum, Kerala India in 1997
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Became a member of Hapkido Moohakkwan and Korea Hapkido Federation under Master Sung Soo Lee in 2001
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Underwent training at National School of Combat Arts in Eskrima / Kali / Arnis under Guro Arif Sheikh and was promoted the rank of Trainee, Instructor in his system at Khandala, India in 2004
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Founded ‘The National Academy of Bodyguards’ (NAB) and as Founder / Director / Chief Instructor commenced Training, Recruitment and supplying Bodyguard Personnel to Commercial Organizations in Mumbai in 2005
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Received Diploma for State Referee / Judge /.Coach from Maharashtra Kick Boxing Association of Sport Authority of India, Kandivili, Mumbai in 2006

Achievements / Honours / Awards

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6th Degree Black Belt (Roku Dan) Armed & Unarmed – NINDO – RYU NINJUTSU International, under 10th Dan, Shihan Dai Carlos R. Febres, U.S.A
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4th Degree Black Belt (Yon Dan) KETSUGO SYSTEM Y.M.C.A International, under 6th Degree Black Belt Sensei Leonrad V. Godinho INDIA / U.S.A
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4th Degree Black Belt (Yon Dan)   NIPPON KETSUGO – RYU JUJITSU, (Founder – Prof. Larry Hilton) U.S.A
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3rd Degree Black Belt (San Dan) NISEI GOJU – RYU & MASTER LEE’S JUJITSU & NINJUTSU, under 7th Dan Shihan Master Rex Lee, U.S.A
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2nd Degree (Ni Dan) COMBATIVE ARTS (Shotokan Karate, Kodokan Judo, Aikido & Kobudo Weaponry) under 8th Degree Grand Master U Thaung Din MYANMAR / BURMA
  1st Degree Black Belt (Sho Dan) WEAPONRY – (KENJUTSU & IAIDO) under Shihan Master Rex Lee, U.S.A
  1st Degree Black Belt (Sho Dan Ho) NINPOKAI ART OF SHINOBI JUTSU, under 5th Dan Sensei James Loriega student of Professor Ron Duncan Father of American Koga Ryu Ninjutsu, U.S.A
  1st Degree Black Belt (Lakan Isa) MODERN ARNIS STICK FIGHTING, under 10th Degree Black belt Master Ernesto Presas and Roberto Presas, brother of Grand Master late Remy  Presas, PHILLIPNES / U.S.A
  1st Degree Black Belt (Sho Dan) ASHIHARA – (FULL CONTACT KARATE), under 5th Degree Black Belt Shihan Dadi Bulsara, JAPAN / Kolcutta, INDIA
  1st Degree Black Belt (Sho Dan) KOGA – RYU NINJUTSU SHINOBI & DEFENSE SCIENCE INSTITUTE, 5th Dan Shihan Richard Wigginton, U.S.A
  1st Degree Black Belt (Sho Dan) KUKUSAI JUJITSU RENMEI, under 10th Dan Grand Master Soke Shoto Tanemura, JAPAN
  3rd Kyu GENBUKAN NINPO TAIJUTSU, under Soke Shoto Tanemura, JAPAN
  5th Kyu HANBO JUTSU – STICK ARTS under Soke Shoto Tanemura, JAPAN
  5th BIKEN JUTSU – BLADED ARTS, under Soke Shoto Tanemura, JAPAN
  Certification of Participation – BUJINKAN FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL NINJUTSU, under Dr. Tetsuya Higuchi Sensei 7th Dan Kokdokan Judo, 6th Dan Kendo,  5 th Dan Togakure Ninjutsu, 3rd Dan Iaido, U.S.A
  Certificate of Participation – BUDOKAI INTERNATIONAL  -  TRADITIONAL BUJUTSU. DAITO RYU AIKIJUTSU under Sensei John Denora – U.S.A
  SHIDOSHI STEPHEN HAYES’s student of 34th GRANDMASTER SOKE MASAAKI HATSUMI of Togakure Ninjutsu – “Warrior Quest Ninjusu” Fundamental Seminar – U.S.A
  SHIDOSHI STEPHAN HAYES – “SUI NO KATA NINJUTSU “ Seminar – U.S.A
  E.N.S.KALARI (Kalaripayattu) – Indian Martial Arts, E. Sreepathy Embranthiri Gurkkal, ERNAKULAM / KERALA
  Certification of Participation – HAPKIDO & TAE KWON DO, under 9th Dan, Master Sung Soo Lee KOREA / AUSTRALIA
  Certification of Participation – N.S.C.A OF ESKRIMA / KALI / ARNIS, under 5th Dan Gro Arif Sheikh, INDIA
  “INTERSPOL” – Anti Terrorist & Tactical Combat Training under Sensei Leonard V. Godinho – INDIA

Creative Works

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Written articles for foreign magazines, such as “The Orginal Ninja Magazine
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Written several articles for various Indian magazines and newspapers such as “Independent”, “The Times of India” and “The World of Martial Arts"