IN HONOR OF THE LATE
SUPREME GRANDMASTER FLORENDO M. VISITACION
Professor Richard Kim, Maestro Urban's mentor since the age of 18,
and to whom Maestro dedicated his 1st and greatest book: "The Karate Dojo"
On January 4, 1999, Grand Master Florendo M. Visitacion, one of the last living legends passed on.
The Supreme Grand Master was known as the "Teacher of Teachers", for the legendary instructors he created. [Maestro Urban's certificate for "Keepers of Torch"- Teacher of Teachers]
He exemplified both greatness and humility in his teachings of the Martial Arts. In keeping with that tradition, the World Headquarters held an awards banquet dinner to honor twelve "Teachers of Teachers" who kept those ideals, with the Keeper's of the Torch Award.
Grandmaster Urban's award certificate and medallion were accepted by Kyoshi James Price,
Maestro Urban's webmaster.
Peter G. Urban
Black Belt Magazines
2003 HALL OF FAME
and MAN OF THE YEAR 2003
U.S.A. GOJU ASSOCIATION
Some of Peter Urban's Favorite Recognitions and Awards
During his acceptance of the beautiful gold medallion and hand signed certificate, Kyoshi Price offered Maestro's sincere thanks to Professor David James and the Vee Arnis-Jujitsu Organization for this note worthy recognition.
"Dear Peter, I saw you on your web site.
I am proud of you.
You are the best martial artist, among the "Gaijin", The Best.
Sincerely, Sensei Kim
P.S. regards to all your students."
Grand Master Peter G. Urban, Ph.D.
Receives the prestigious
"KEEPER'S OF THE TORCH" Award
at the FIRST ANNUAL HALL OF FAME
BANQUET AWARDS CEREMONY August 9, 2003