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Grandmaster Jim Brassard
10th Degree Black Belt & Soke
Honorary Doctorates of Martial Arts Philosophy
Honorary Doctorates of Martial Arts Science
10 time Martial Arts Hall of Fame recipient &
By executive order received a Presidential Sports Award in the Martial Arts signed by
The President of the United States
Action Martial Arts Magazines Hall Of Honors
Jim Brassard Awarded "Outstanding Contribution to The Martial Arts As A Grand Master2010"
Awarded "Outstanding Soke Of The Year" by the U.S.A Martial Arts Hall Of Fame in 2013 in NJ.
GM. Jim Brassard began his training in Jan. of 1976, and then started teaching in 78. He even earned
credits towards his high school diploma by working as an instructor for his school 3 days a week in Leominster Ma.
He then made a career of it in 1982 by taken charge of a Danvers Ma. school. Then later traveled to Cape Cod MA in 86
He also been on the board of directors of several of the worlds largest martial arts organizations.
In 2005 he was awarded the Kenpo Master of The Year from the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in New York.
In 2006 he was awarded a 10th Degree Black Belt by Dr. Jim Thomas Ph.D/D.Sc./Ma.-10th Dan and a council of over 15 Grandmasters from around the world, with some notables as Hirouki Mastsumoto (Japan), Aaron Banks (New York) and Sang T. Kim (Korea).
Along with this rank the council granted him the title of Soke.
In that year 06, he was also awarded the Grandmaster of the Year from the U.S.A Martial Arts Alliance.
Then in 2007 he was awarded
A Pioneer in the Martial Artswhich he received at the HALL OF FAME awards held in New York.
This Hall of Fame is the oldest in the country started in 1976 by Robert Trias.
Awards were also given to such notables as Cung Le( MMA. fighter ) and Jason David Frank ("Tommy" of the Power Rangers series).
The World Karate Union Hall of Fame awarded GM. Brassard the Grandmaster of the Year
in June 07 in PA.
(The same Hall of Fame That Awarded Chuck Norris Lifetime Achievement)
On March 15th 2008 Mr. Brassard was awarded a Honorary Doctorates of Martial Arts Philosophy & A Doctorates of Martial Arts Science (Ph.D./Ma.D.Sc.) from the
University of Asian Martial Studies.
-Candice Mayberry M.D./Ph.D. University President,
-Hirouki Matsumoto Ph.D./D.Sc./MMA, Dean of Academics
-Choji W. Kim Ph.D/D.Sc. President; International Advisory Board and...
Dr. Jim Thomas Ph.D./D.Sc./Ma.Sc. President; College of Martial Arts Science,
were the authorizers and presenters of this Degree.
He also received the Silver Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hall of Fame event held in NJ. at the same time in 08.
Feb. 2009 he was awarded the Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award in New York at the U.S.A Martial Arts Hall of Fame in NY.
On Jan 8th, 2010 he was asked by GM Alan Goldberg to attend and receive one of the Highest awards given Outstanding Contribution to The Martial Arts As A Grand Master at his Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Honors in NJ.
This event is commonly termed "The Academy Awards of Martial Arts" Drawing the worlds largest assembly of celebrities, champions, suppliers in the Martial Arts with over 1500 in attendance.
In March 2013 He was awarded Outstanding Soke Of The Year from the USA Martial Arts Hall Of Fame in NJ.
-Karate Studio Management Program-completed in 82.
-Former Ambassador to the IFC Martial Arts group of Texas in 93.
-Soke of the Shaolin American Kenpo/Kempo Karate, Kung-fu and Ju-Jitsu System.
-Former writer for the Martial Arts Business magazine.
-Awarded top 200 schools in North America by Martial Arts Business magazine and Macho supply company 93-97.
-Received Distinguished Service Award in 1994 from the IFC. of Texas.
-Received "Excellence in the Martial Arts" Award from Martial Arts Business Magazine 94
-Former Regional Director of Villari's International in 1988.
-Appointed Video Historian for Action Martial Arts Magazine in 2010 by editer GM Alan Goldberg