DRAKA has been introduced in the United States since 1990. Fighters such as Cung Lee, Benny “The Jet” Urquidez, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, and many more famous athletes and actors were all part of DRAKA events in the 1990’s.
Sensei-Head Karate Teacher
Tigran Martirosyan born July 23, 1991 trained wushu and draka under Head Coach-Sifu Ken at the age of 4 and started Full Contact Karate (IFCKF-DOCANDO) at the age of 9 with his Sensei Varazdat Mihranyan until present.
Tigran Martirosyan has a total of 20 years of experience in the art of martial arts and has competed in over 50 karate tournaments, boxing, muay thai kickboxing, and mixed martial arts tournaments. He is on his way of becoming a professional boxer.
With over 7 years of teaching experience and as a black belt 3rd Dan in Docando and Gojuryu karate, he is proud to say that he is the Sensei (Head Teacher) of Gojuryu Karate at International Sports Union and is dedicated to passing his talent to his students, friends, and family members. He wants for all his students to follow his footsteps and have the same experience as he did throughout the many years and for more to come and for them to feel as dedicated as he is.
He received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology in 2016, still studies in school in pursuit of PT education, and hopes to one day run his own gym and have a professional career to follow Ken Arutyunyan & Varazdat Mihranyan’s footsteps.
2002 Compete Karate Nationals Traditional Kata-Gold Medal
2002 Compete Karate Nationals Kumite Gold Medal
2002 became Grand Champion in Kata competition- Compete Karate Nationals.
2007 placed 2 Gold Medals and 1st Place Grand Champion in Kata for World Docando Federation in Armenia.
2008 USA Winter Olympics Karate Tournament Gold Medalist Traditional Kata in Las Vegas
2008 USA Winter Olympics Karate Tournament Gold Medalist Kumite- Las Vegas
2009 Las Vegas USA World Championship Karate Tournament 2nd Place Kata
2009 Las Vegas USA World Championship Karate Tournament 2nd Place Kumite
2011 Won National Muay Thai Championship 145lbs Amateur Belt
2014 Won 145 lbs Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Championship belt Mansion Fights promotion.
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Last updated 05/12/11