Prof. Dragan Primorac was honored as part of The Imperium Hall of Fame of Martial Arts

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in NEWS

Prof. Dragan Primorac was honored as part of The Imperium Hall of Fame of Martial Arts

Prof. Dragan Primorac with Branko Cikatic, the first world champion in kickboxing K-1 (Tokyo) and Tom Harinck, recognized as the world best kickboxing trainer and founder of the world’s most famous Muay Thai and Kickboxing Gym

Prof. Dragan Primorac was honored as part of The Imperium Hall of Fame of Martial Arts. The decision was made by 15 international martial arts federations including Martial Arts Federation International, Gen Shin Kan Federation, Martial Arts Union, Ki Ryu Kenpo International, Ronin Do International Federation, Balcan Budo Academy, European Budo Council etc.

Prof. Primorac was a Tae Kwon Do Vice-Champion of ex-Yugoslavia and he is the founder and the president of the first WTF Taekwondo club in the Southern Croatia. Taekwondo is one of the most systematic and scientific Korean traditional martial arts, that teaches more than physical fighting skills. It is a discipline that shows ways of enhancing our spirit and life through training our body and mind. Since 1987 more than 7000 participants have been enrolled in his taekwondo club “Kocunar” and under his leadership members of the Club won numerous national and international medals. Also, The Imperium Hall of Fame Award Committee underlined that Prof. Primorac as the minister of science, education and sports of the Republic of Croatia significantly contributed to the development and popularization of the martial arts.

Prof. Primorac entered The Imperium Hall of Fame of Martial Arts, along with Peter Aerts, who was a three time K-1 World grand prix champion, Branko Cikatic, the first wold champion in kickboxing K-1 (Tokyo), Tom Harinck, who is recognized as the world best kickboxing trainer as well as founder of the world’s most famous Muay Thai and Kickboxing Gym, Damir Skaro, amateur boxer who won the light heavyweight bronze medal at the 1988 Olympic games, Vojo Vujevic, who won bronze medal at the 1981 World Judo Championship, and other international recognized martial arts champions.