Welcome to the official Website of the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame
The International Martial Arts Hall of Fame is a prestigious institution that recognizes and celebrates outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the world of martial arts. It serves as a platform to honor martial artists who have demonstrated exceptional skill, knowledge, and dedication in their respective disciplines.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony is a highly anticipated event that brings together martial arts practitioners, enthusiasts, and experts from around the globe. During this event, inductees are acknowledged for their remarkable achievements, mastery of their chosen art, and their impact on the martial arts community.
The International Martial Arts Hall of Fame not only recognizes renowned martial artists but also seeks to promote the values and principles that martial arts embody, such as discipline, respect, perseverance, and personal growth. It aims to inspire and motivate both practitioners and spectators alike to pursue excellence in martial arts and embrace its positive influence in their lives.
The induction ceremony itself is a grand affair, featuring captivating martial arts demonstrations, speeches by distinguished figures in the martial arts community, and the presentation of awards and accolades to the deserving inductees. It is a unique opportunity to witness the convergence of talent, passion, and dedication in one spectacular event.
Attending the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame induction ceremony offers an unforgettable experience, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the rich traditions, diversity, and spirit of martial arts. It provides a platform for networking, learning from industry leaders, and fostering connections with like-minded individuals who share a deep appreciation for the martial arts.
Whether you are a martial arts practitioner, an enthusiast, or simply curious about the world of martial arts, the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame offers an exceptional opportunity to witness the pinnacle of achievement and celebrate the transformative power of martial arts.
By honoring exceptional individuals and their contributions, the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame serves as a testament to the enduring legacy and global impact of martial arts, ensuring that their stories and achievements continue to inspire generations to come.
2023 Top Inductee List
World Top Best of the Best Martial Artists
No. Name Country Style Award Category Level
Sifu Micah Ashby US Mixed Martial Arts Best Fighter of the Year
Master George McTaggart AU Tae Kwon Do Golden Life Award
Master Chris Wetherington US Tang Soo Do Best Black Belt of the Year
Master Valerie Wetherington US Tang Soo Do Female Instructor of the Year
Sifu Paul Pinckard US Hapkido Black Belt of the Year
GM Ganesh Govindan IN Ka-Ku-Do Platinum Lifetime Award
Master Daniel Guijarro Aldomar SP Silaram Best Master of the Year
Grandmaster Carmela Hartnett AU Tae Kwon Do Golden Life Award (40+ Yrs Experience
Grandmaster Daniel Clinkscales US Shotokan Karate Platinum Life Award (50+ Yrs Experience)
Master Carlos Rivera US Kaizen-Do Bujutsu Master of the Year
- Emanuele Michelangelo Fusco IT JiuJitsu Best Instructor of the Year