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Shubukan History

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame

 

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World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997

The group of inductees that had been awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Martial Arts at the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame on July 12, 1997. Inductee are from left to right. Sensei John L. Bennett Jr., Kumu Joseph Kahapea Jr., Sensei Skip Koepke, Kancho Sensei Tony Kull, Sensei Dan McGeough, Sensei Ronald Reekers, Master Steve Spry, Kyoshi Sensei Edward E. Wilkes, Sifu James L. Willis II.

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame dinner. Kyoshi Sensei Edward E. Wilkes is showing his award to the son of one of the Employees of Power Wave Technology located in Irvine, California.

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997

Kyoshi Sensei Edward Wilkes at the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 1997 Seminar; from left to right back row Kyoshi Sensei Wilkes, Sensei Dan Driscoll, Sensei A. G. Longoria, front Master Dang Thong Phong (Life Achievement Award).

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997

Kyoshi Sensei Edward Wilkes receiving an award at the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame for Outstanding Contribution to the Martial Arts which was held on July 21, 2000 at Red Lion Hotel in Costa Mesa, California.

 

Shubukan History - Lake Forest Sun and Sail Club

Kyoshi Sensei in front of display case showing his awards at the Lake Forest Sun and Sail Club in Lake Forest, California.

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Certificate cover

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Certificate of Membership - Kyoshi Sensei Edward Wilkes

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Plaque - Oustanding Contribution to the Martial Arts - Kyoshi Sensei Edward Wilkes

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Formal letter informing Doshu Wilkes of his nomination into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Program - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 1997

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Program - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 1997

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Program - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 1997

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Program - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 1997

 

World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 1997
Program - World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 1997