||Sensei Mehul Vora
|Shihan Mehul Vora:
Martial Arts Chronology
1981: Started training in Okinawa Gojuryu Karate-do, Kobudo.
1990: Started training in Judo.
1994: Started Training in Boxing.
1994: Awarded 1st degree black belt in Okinawa Gojuryu karate-do Shobukan India
1994: Awarded 1st degree black belt in Kobudo by United States martial arts association
1995: Awarded 2nd degree black belt by Okinawa Gojuryu Karate-do Kenpo Seibukan India
1994: Mens Kata/ Kumite National gold medalist below 55 kgs.
1995: Mens Kata/Kumite National gold medalist below 55 kgs.
1998: Awarded 3rd degree black belt by Okinawa Gojuryu Karate-do Kenpo Seibukan India.
1998: Awarded the title of Sensei by Okinawa Gojuryu Karate-do Kenpo Seibukan India.
1999: Awarded best martial arts instructor of the year by Dy.Commissioner of Mumbai police Dr.I.P.Kalpatri
2000: Awarded 4th degree black belt by Nekodo Gojuryu Karate-do international USA
2002: Awarded 5th degree black belt by Nekodo Gojuryu Karate-Do international USA
2002: Awarded the rank of Renshi by Nekodo Gojuryu Karate-Do international USA
2003: Awarded 4th degree black belt by Nihon Gojuryu Karate-Do Kuyukai Japan
2003: Started Training in Mugairyu Iaido Nichiryukai Japan
2003: Started Training in Jyodo Kushinkai Bujitsu Renmei Japan
2003: Started training in Kokodo Jujitsu Renmei Japan
2004: Choreographed Superstar Akshay Kumar and scripted 7 deadly arts for National Geographic channel
2004: Trained in the Israeli System of Military Self Defense under ex-IDF officers
2004: Only Indian to be awarded representation of the Israeli system of military self defense.
2005: Awarded 6th degree black belt by Nekodo Gojuryu Karate-Do International USA
2005: Awarded 1st degree black belt by Kokodo Jujitsu Renmei Japan
2005: Awarded 1st degree black belt in Jyodo Kushinkai Bujitsu Renmei Japan
2005: Awarded Shodan Menkyo by the Mugairyu Iaido Nichiryukai Japan
2005: Only Indian to be awarded the honor of the Katana by the 16th generation Grandmaster of Mugairyu Shihan Kazo Inoue.
2005: Choreographed Bollywood Film Karam Starring John Abraham, Priyanka Chopra and Bharat Dabholkar
2005: Choreographed Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan in Iaido
2005: Choregraphed Bollywood superstar Sunny Deol in Iaido
2005: Trained the Special Operations Squad Mumbai Police
2005: Trained the Security force of Mumbai Municipality (BMC)
2006: Awarded 4th degree black belt by World Association of Kickboxing Organizations Italy
2006: Awarded 5th degree black belt by Indian Association of Kickboxing Organizations
2006: Passed International Kickboxing Referee license at WAKO world cup Croatia
2007: Awarded 3rd degree black belt in Nippon Yawara-Ryu Aiki-Bujitsu Renmei Germany
2007: Awarded 7th degree black belt by Sekai Seito Gojuryu Karate-do Kyokai (USA), formerly Nekodo Gojuryu Karate-Do International (USA)
2007: Awarded the Title of Shihan and Kyoshi rank by Sekai Seito Gojuryu Karate-Do Kyokai (USA)
2007: Awarded Hira-Manek-Khel-Ratna puraskar by Hon. Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra state Shri.R.R.PAtil
2007: Appointed President of Kuyukai Asia by world headquarters Japan.
2008:Awarded the Letter of Commendation by the Vice president of USA the Hon.Al Gore, for rescuing Americans, during the tragic terrorist attacks on Mumbai city, on 26/11/2008.
2009: Organized India's largest Karate tournament the Ist Akshay Kumar Invitational Karate Tornament 2009.
2010: Organized India's largest Karate tournament the IInd Akshay Kumar Invitational Karate Tornament 2010.
2011: Organized India's largest Karate tournament the IIIrd Akshay Kumar International Invitational Karate Tornament 2011.
2011: Lead Team NBSII with Renshi Vispi Kasad and Team Gujarat to win the Guinness Book world Record in the Karate Category.
2011: Brought Kudo MMA to India and established the Kudo International Federation of India, along with Shihan Akshay Kumar.
2012:Organized India's largest Kudo Karate tournament the IVth Akshay Kumar International Invitational Kudo Karate Tornament 2012.