Biography

Grandmaster Irving Soto

President and founder of the New GGMAHF International martial Arts Hall of Fame

8-time Wrold Kumite Champion

4-time World kickboxing Champion

4-time Grappling Champion

3-time World Jujitsu Champion

13-time Hall of Fame inducted

Hall of Fame World Soke Council, Fl; Int'l Martial Arts hall of Fame; Canadian Int'l hall of Fame

Winner of 3000 trophies

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Federal Correction tactical defense instructor, SRT and correctional officers

New york City Sheriff's Office, Sr. Tactical Defense Instructor and Director in Charge for deputy sheriffs, under former NYC mayor Dinkins administration and former Sheriff Phil Crimaldi

NYC Health and hospital tactical defense instructor for police officers

Honored by the former mayor of San Diego, Mayor Susan Golding

honored by the mayor of hollywood, mayor Johnny Grant

Author of 5 books

holder of 39 high ranking black belts and 8 masteries martial arts science

Department of Defense, U.S. police officer, U.S. army tactical defense instructor and police officer, currently