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2000 Inductees

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2000

 

United States

 

 

Robertson's Martial Arts Photography

 

Martial Arts Photographer of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Adkinson

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Jake Allen

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Marcelo Alonso

 

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Emeric Arus

 

Most Distinguished Master

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Ash

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Edward Badiang

 

Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Baker

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Alfred Bates

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Pierre Benoit

 

Master Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Jessie Bowen

 

Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Brown

 

Senior Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

richard Brown

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Alan Burdick

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Carliton "Pat" Burke

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Butterfield

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Kay Lynn Butterfield

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Marty Cale

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Carman

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Larry Carson

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Cauley

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Cejka

 

Outstanding Martial Artist

 

 

 

 

 

William Chestnut

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

James Chin

 

Man of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Chin

 

Outstanding Martial Artist

 

 

 

 

 

Kenneth Chism

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Kenneth Coles

 

Law Enforcement Instructor of the Year

 

 

Daryl Covington

 

Martial Arts Founder

 

 

 

 

 

Wes Craft

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Emmanuel De Leon

 

Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Devito

 

Master Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Dewey

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

Jose Dion Diaz

 

Phillipino Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Dignan

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald Donvito

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Drust

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

Rene Duchesne

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Brad Durutta

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Hector Echavarria

 

Full Contact Fighter of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Gene Edwards

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Lora Edwards

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Estabrook

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Merlin "Bud" Estes

 

Most Distinguished Grandmaster

 

 

 

 

 

Floyd Fairchok

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Lucio Sabas Farias

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Rodney & Felicia Finn

 

Husband & Wife Martial Arts Team of the Year

 

 

Robert Fowler

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Pan Qing Fu

 

Most Distinguished Martial Arts Legend

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Galbreadth

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Garrett II

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Garrett Jr.

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

John Glandon

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Gordon

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Luis Gorospe

 

Master Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Jack Groves

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Jesse Guerra

 

Martial Arts Legend

 

 

 

 

 

Silverio Guerra

 

Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Shakir Gushgari

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Hall

 

Master Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

David Hallowell

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

James Hamilton

 

Man of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

William Hartwick

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Massaaki Hatsumi

 

Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

John Helvig

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Hernadez

 

Most Distinguished Master

 

 

 

 

 

John Herr

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Ted Hillson

 

Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Larry Hilton

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Holmes

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Jesse Hughes III

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Phillip Hunter

 

Master

 

 

Ruth Hunter

 

Woman of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

D.P. Hutton

 

Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley Isaac

 

Law Enforcement Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Rianard Jackson

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Jameson

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Jierfield

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Darrell Jordan

 

Master Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Kellett

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

William Kiely

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Kinney

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

George Kirby

 

Jujitsu Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Fusei Kise

 

Most Distinguished Martial Arts Legend

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholai Labarthe

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

William Laub

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

"Judo" Gene Lebell

 

Most Distinguished Legend

 

 

 

 

 

Robert LeBlanc

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Phillip Legare

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

William Lenix

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

Barlon Lundgren

 

Martial Arts Organization

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Manson

 

Martial Arts Founder

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald Marek

 

Master Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Sheldon Marr

 

U.S. Jujitsu Coach of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

George Mason

 

Outstanding Martial Artist

 

 

 

 

 

John Massaro

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Carl Mayhugh

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

John Mayor

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

William McClure

 

Wha Moo Do Competitor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Barry McConnell

 

Native American Martial Arts Master

 

 

 

 

 

Barry McConnell

 

Outstanding Martial Arts Webmaster

 

 

 

 

 

Richard McCormack

 

Law Enforcement Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Ron McDowell

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald McDowell

 

Martial Arts Organization

 

 

 

 

 

William McGee

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Chris McMahan

 

Law Enforcement Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Moro

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Muncjbach

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

"Henry" Selshiro Okazaki

 

Martial Arts Founder

 

 

 

 

 

Rick Olstad

 

Outstanding Martial Artist

 

 

 

 

 

Rusty Ort

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Fred Oshel

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Owens

 

Master Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

David Parritt

 

Master

 

 

 

 

 

Jeffery Pascal

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Patten

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

John Pellegrini

 

Founder

 

 

 

 

 

Louis Perriello

 

American Aikido Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

Joseph Phillips

 

 

 

 

Willie Pineda

 

 

 

 

Michael Pitts

 

 

 

 

Gary Pointer

 

 

 

 

Jeffery Prather

 

 

 

 

Robert Price

 

 

 

 

Gregory Shawn Qualis

 

James Quigley

 

 

 

 

Ron Reed

 

 

 

 

Rob Reilly

 

 

 

 

Donald Richardson

 

 

 

 

Cole Ricks

 

 

 

 

Mark Rixey

 

 

 

 

H.G. Robby Robinson

 

Kimberly Rock

 

 

 

 

Andres Rodriguez

 

 

 

 

Gary Rudenick

 

 

 

 

Robyn Rush

 

 

 

 

Jon Rynearson

 

 

 

 

Larry Sanders

 

 

 

 

Karen Sapp

 

Walter Sapp

 

 

 

 

Donn Schuker

 

 

 

 

Klaus Schumacher

 

 

 

 

Billy Sharp

 

 

 

 

William Sharp II

 

 

 

 

Eric Shellum

 

 

 

 

Dave Shelton

 

Roland Sheppard

 

 

 

 

Mark Shuey

 

 

 

 

George Shultz

 

 

 

 

Joel Siegel

 

 

 

 

Steve Silvey

 

 

 

 

Jerald Simmons

 

 

 

 

Stanley Smith

 

 

 

 

Freddy Stark

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Kenneth Strickler

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Edward Sullivan

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Kim Talbot

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Talington

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel Tamez III

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Dick Thompson

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

Gregorio Tilos

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Ron Treem

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Jack Turrentine

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Maurice Udell

 

U.S. Military Martial Artist of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Vahl

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Walter Von Krenner

 

American Aikido Grandmaster of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Denys Vowell

 

Law Enforcement Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Walczak

 

Most Distinguished Master

 

 

 

 

 

John "Bosco" Waldrop

 

Outstanding Martial Artist

 

 

 

 

 

Damian Weber

 

Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Troy Weber

 

Competitor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Clarence "Skip" West Jr.

 

Law Enforcement Instructor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Andy Williams

 

Master Instructor of the Year

 

 

Frank Williams

 

Martial Arts Organization

 

 

 

 

 

Franklin Williams

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Darin Winergardner

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Homer Wooster

 

Silver Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

2000 - Junior

 

Jake Cale

 

Jr. Black Belt of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Kellett

 

Jr. Black Belt of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Lyle Meece

 

Student of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Kimberly Williams

 

Jr. Competitor of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McPherson

 

Outstanding Martial Artist

 

 

 

 

 

Dano Meadows

 

University of the Martial Arts & Sciences of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

Bud Melges

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Melges

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Jesse Mills

 

Golden Life Award

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald Mirikitani

 

Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

Reno Moralez

 

Founder

 

 

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