Er. S.S. HARICHANDAN, 8TH DAN

Technical Head, Pumas International

Er. S.S.Harichandan, a Kshyatriya (Warrior) by caste has developed his interest towards the physical fitness and fighting arts since his childhood and started his Karate training under Late Dai Sensei Dr. Moses Thilak ( 8th Dan Shito Ryu Karate do & WKF ) in Madras, Tamilnadu during his Engineering studies.

CREDENTIALS

Managing Director :     

  • Shaolin Sports Pvt. Ltd.

  • LIFE GYM

President :                 

  • Rotary Club of Bhubaneswar ( 1999-2000 )

Award Winner :        

  • President's Award for Outstanding Service in Civil Defence, 2016

  • Best Citizen of India, 2006

  • Bharat Jyoti Award

  • Vijay Ratna

  • Vijay Shree

  • Best Martial Artist

Important Assignments  :

  • World Commissioner-Kickboxing in WMAC 

  • Former National President – WAKO INDIA ( 1993-2013 )

  • President – WKA INDIA, ITTAF-INDIA (TTFI)

  • National Representative – AJJIF   & ISK Japan

  • Former Chief Coach  :1st NIS Diploma Coach Course in WUSHU (1999-2000) conducted by Sports Authority of India (SAI)

 

Diploma Received From :

  • Nippon Shito Ryu Karate Do,JAPAN in 1985 from Soke Ken-ei Mabuni.

  • All India Karate Do Federation ( AIKF) in 1988.

  • Shorin Ryu Jyoshinmon Karate( IJF, JAPAN) in 1992 from Soke Hoshu Ikeda.

  • International Judge (IWUF,CHINA) in 1993

  • WAKO Master's Degree (ITALY) in 1995.

  • WAKO International Referee/ Judge since 1995.

  • International Referee/ Judge of Okinawa Karate & Kobudo World Tournament in 1997, JAPAN

  • National Kickboxing Federation of Spain in 2003

  • Shuko-Kai International(USA) in 2004 from Soke Kuniyo Miyake

  • Shibucho- Reiyūkai International Japan

  • All Japan Ju-Jitsu International Federation(AJJIF)

  • Japan Karate-do Inoue-ha Shito Ryu Keishin-kai International, 2009

  • Fellow of the International Guild of Masters (FIGM), WMAC 

 

Official Referee/ Judge  :

  • 2nd World Wushu Championship in 1995,USA

  • 10th World Kickboxing Championship, 1995,GERMANY

  • 10th World Kickboxing Championship,1995, UKRAINE

  • 4th Asian Wushu Championship,1996,PHILIPPINES

  • 1st Okinawa Karate & Kobudo World Tournament in Aug'97 at Okinawa, JAPAN

  • 11th World Kickboxing Championship,1999, POLAND

  • 12th World Kickboxing Championship,1999 KYRGYZISTAN

  • 13th World Kickboxing Championship,2001, YUGOSLAVIA

  • International Kickboxing Championship,2003, OMAN

  • 14th World Kickboxing Championship, 2003, FRANCE

  • World Junior & Cadets Championship,2004, ITALY

  • 15th World Kickboxing Championship, 2005, HUNGARY

  • World Junior & Cadets Championship,2006, Croatia

  • 16th World Kickboxing Championship, 2007 , Belgrade, SERBIA

  • 2nd Indoor Asian Games , MACAU , CHINA 2007

  • World Kickboxing Championship, 2007, PORTUGAL

  • World Kickboxing Championship, 2008 , ITALY

  • 1st Asian Martial Arts Game – Bangkok, THAILAND  - 2009

  • 3rd Indoor Asian Games – Vietnam  - 2009

  • 1st World Combat Games – Beijing, CHINA  - 2010

 

Founder Chairman  :

  • PUMAS International

   

Founder President  :

  • National Kickboxing Federation (IAKO)

   

Chief Warden  :

  • Civil Defense Organisation, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of Odisha

Asst. Governor(2002-03-04)  :

  • Rotary International, Dist.-3260

 

Life Member  :

  • Institution of Engineers ( INDIA )

  • Indian Red Cross Society

  • St. John Red Cross

  • YMCA 

  • ISKCON   

  • TASWEL

  • Youth Hostels Association of India (YHAI)

  • Bhubaneswar Club Ltd.

Multiple Paul Harris Fellow (MPHF)  :

  • Rotary International, USA

Chief Technical Advisor  :

  • IAKO - Indian Association Of Kickboxing Organisations 

  • WKA India - World Kickboxing Association

  • ISKI - Inoue Ha Shito Ryu Keishinkai -India

Visited Overseas  (1985 onwards) :

Japan USA, Italy, Korea, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Singapore, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mauritius, Poland, Okinawa(Japan), Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Yugoslavia, Austria, Sultanate of Oman, Mexico, Hungary, Croatia, Syria, Serbia, Macau, Portugal, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China

FOUNDER CHAIRMAN