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International Karate Kobudo Federation (IKKF) 18 October 2021

SAD NEWS - We received news that one of the greatest martial artists, Chuck Merriman, Hanshi has passed away. He was the role model for Goju-Ryu, a renowned competitor, coach to various US national teams and a all around great guy. His accomplishments in the arts are far too lengthy to begin to list. The Heilmans were honored to have him as a friend and supporter of the IKKF which he served as one of our Executive Directors. Please keep him in your prayers. RIP Merriman Hanshi.