BOARD OF ADVISORS

bill hall7th Degree Black Belt Master William Hall started training in the fighting arts at age 6 when he was sent off to train with his uncle. His father Bill Sr. and his uncle Chet trained under Charlie Welsh, a master boxing coach that trained the original Joe Walcott of Barbados.

At age 8 Bill started training in Shaolin Kenpo and earned his first Black belt under Masters David Kang and Tom Valentine in 1987.  He holds a 3rd degree black belt in Shaolin Kenpo.

Bill trained out of the Bemjo Kickboxing Gym in Greenville NC under Randy Ballard, Master Bill McDonald and John Ormsby. Bill started Professional Kickboxing in 1989 and achieved a world ranking as high as #3 and fought for a world title in 1991.

Bill Hall’s kickboxing career spanned 14 years. In 2003 he was forced to retire due to injuries he received training for a United States Title.  His stable mates include such great fighters as World Champions Kevin “Hurricane” Hudson, Ronnie Copeland, “Sunshine” Dale Frye as well as many other great champions.

Bill’s law enforcement career spanned 21 years and he is a retired federal Law Enforcement agent. Bill spent time on the street as a cop, worked in counter narcotics on a Special Response Team in the Border and from 2001 to 2016 Bill worked in international Counter terrorism missions all over the world and has spent time in war zones protecting members of the counter terrorism community.  

He has trained Law Enforcement and Counter Terrorism operators since 1997.   

 

Black Belt Ranks

7th Degree from Danny Lane’s World Martial Arts Association under Master Danny Lane

6th Dan Champion Martial Arts under John Maynard (the only man in the world that holds black belts under Joe Lewis Bill Wallace and Chuck Norris.

5th Dan Joe Lewis Fighting Systems under Grand Master and Legend Joe Lewis

 5th promoting to 6th in October 2017

3rd Dan Shaolin Kenpo under Master’s David Kang and Tom Valentine

Black Belt in Shotokan Karate under World Kick Boxing Champion Kevin “Hurricane” Hudson

Founder of the Offensive Strategic Body Defense System and has taught to international Protective agents in various federal agencies.  

Master Guro Michael Schwarz and President of the WSEF has joined in the WMAF and brings to us his extensive skills in the art of Escrima and more.  He is a Navy Veteran and martial arts veteran instructor of 33 years. He has training taught by GM Changhee Yoon in Moo Du Kwan TKD/Hapkido. He currently holds a 3rd degree black belt in American TKD in the Midwest Martial Arts Association under GM Osborne. In 1985 he began to study the Filipino Martial Arts. He became an instructor in the FMA in the system of Cabales Serrada Escrima in 1995. I currently hold the rank of Panginoon Guro or Master Guro in the system of D/C Serrada System of Escrima & represents the World Serrada Escrima Federation in the Midwest under the auspices of GM Anthony Davis or GM *D*. He has authored 4 modules of curriculum for the WSEF & am currently working on module 5. He currently teachs a combination of the Serrada System of Escrima in conjunction with TKD/Hapkido & an interested in expanding his affiliations with the WMAF. Everyone should read his modules and watch and learn from his videos. Go to his website for information and content. He will be in charge of all the Escrima training and advising in that art for the WMAF.Website:http://www.defensivecombat.com Email: Michael Schwarz

Chris Lane, B.S., C.S.C.S, CPT
Personal Training Coordinator, Marshall REC
Director of AMP’d Sports Performance
Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Chris has over 16 years of experience in the fitness industry, including 6 years as a Strength & Conditioning Coach and Personal Trainer, specializing in athlete Sports Performance. Chris is a 2nd Degree Black Belt in the Chuck Norris UFAF System and is also a 4th Degree Black Belt in the World Martial Arts Federation. He started martial arts early as a child and trained in his father's studio at age 4 years old. He got his Black Belt at age 9 from his father Danny Lane and certified by Chuck Norris.  “Nothing is more rewarding than motivating, assisting, and witnessing my athletes and clients meet and exceed their fitness goals; unlocking their body’s true potential.” 

Chris can be contacted at lane13@marshall.edu or at 304-696-4107.  You may also visit him on the web at the Marshall REC website www.marshallcampusrec.com

Master Tim T. Farren

Master Farren started training with Grand Master Lane at age 12. Master Farren has trained in martial arts with for over 21 years and has been teaching and running his own WMAF Center  inside the Chesapeake Community Center since 2002. Master Farren received his 4th degree master level from Grand Master Lane in Aug of 2011. Master Farren still continues to train and fully believes there is always something new to learn the question is how far will you go to learn it? Master Farren can be reached via cell phone 304-638-4176 or email timtfarren@tfwmac.com or visit his website for more information about his programs.

Master Jonathan Kruger Zambia, Africa Regional Director in Africa.

He is the Master Instructor of the Kodokwan Judo Jujitsu club of Zambia is one of the oldest dojo's in Africa, founded in 1928 in Cape Town , South Africa . He started Judo and Jujitsu 25 years ago first under his late father John David Kruger 6th dan in Jujitsu who was his Sensei . His father started Judo and Jujitsu in 1954 at the Kodokwan in Northern Rhodesia now Zambia . His father was also in the Royal Rhodesian Regiment and special Air Service SAS . His father was the fourth generation instructor to the Kodokwan Judo Jujitsu club of Zambia.

Pier Franco Zerbini - Italy Representative  2nd Degree Black Belt in WMAF and Krav Maga Instructor.Combat Martial Arts

Contact (Italy) +39 340 8696282
pierfranco.zerbini@email.it

Shihan George Cushinan Regional Director Canada Chief Instructor and founder of Koshou Ryu Taiho-Jutsu and the Markham Budoshin Ju-Jitsu Dojo in Markham, Ontario, Canada, Shihan George is a 6th Degree Black Belt in JiuJitsu and Danny Lanes World Martial Arts Federation. Shihan George has over 31 years experience in a variety of martial arts, including various styles and ranks of JiuJitsu, Karate, Taekwondo, Hapkido, Aikido/Aiki-JuJitsu, Police & Military Defensive Tactics. He continues to train and network with top instructors all over the world to keep up on the latest advancements in Self-Defense and Martial Arts, and infuses the best of the best into Koshou Ryu Taiho-Jutsu and the Markham Dojo. His motto...if it's effective and it work's...use it! Website: www.koshouryu.com  Website:Koshou Ryu Ju-Jitsu
email: georgecushinan@aol.com

Grand Master Guro Michael Schwarz and President of the WSEF has joined in the WMAF and brings to us his extensive skills in the art of Escrima and more.  He is a Navy Veteran and martial arts veteran instructor of 33 years. He has training taught by GM Changhee Yoon in Moo Du Kwan TKD/Hapkido. He currently holds a 3rd degree black belt in American TKD in the Midwest Martial Arts Association under GM Osborne. In 1985 he began to study the Filipino Martial Arts. He became an instructor in the FMA in the system of Cabales Serrada Escrima in 1995. I currently hold the rank of Panginoon Guro or Master Guro in the system of D/C Serrada System of Escrima & represents the World Serrada Escrima Federation in the Midwest under the auspices of GM Anthony Davis or GM *D*. He has authored 4 modules of curriculum for the WSEF & am currently working on module 5. He currently teachs a combination of the Serrada System of Escrima in conjunction with TKD/Hapkido & an interested in expanding his affiliations with the WMAF. Everyone should read his modules and watch and learn from his videos. Go to his website for information and content. He will be in charge of all the Escrima training and advising in that art for the WMAF.Website:http://www.defensivecombat.com Email: Michael Schwarz

Thor Moller Norway.
He has a kickboxing & ju-jitsu gym in Norway.
web. site are: http://kogakushin.blogspot.no

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