Dr. Julius Thiry

 

  • Dr.Julius Thiry8th degree black belt certification awarded by The USA National Karate-do Federation (USA-NKF)
  • 8th degree black belt certification and “Shihan” designation in Hayashi-Ha Shito-ryu
  • Awarded by Founder and teacher, Soke Teuro Hayashi.
  • International Karate-do Hayashi ha Shito-ryu Federation, Founder
  • World Karate Federation (WKF) certified Judge and Referee and Executive Committee Member for Referee Council
  • Pan American Federation (PKF) Judge and Referee
  • Referee Council Chair
  • Vice President PKF
  • Member, United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board of Directors
  • Founder, USA National Governing Body for the sport of Karate
  • President USA-NKF
  • Executive Director USA-NKF
  • USA NKF Hall of Fame
  • Outstanding Citizen Awards: 4
  • Congressional Awards: 5
  • AAU sport chair/Washington State
  • Committee for Asian Games, Member
  • Committee for Goodwill Games/Washington, Member
  • Doctorate degree in Sport Science
  • Recognition for contribution: 2 USA Presidents, 6 State Governors