Anaheim, CA - The Masters Hall of Fame, part of the Disney Martial Arts Festival, will induct Sensei Don Franks of Livermore, CA, at its Eleventh Annual Awards Ceremonies on Saturday, June 19, 2010, at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, California. Sensei Franks, who has been involved in the martial arts since age 5, currently runs Bujitsu Academy of Martial Arts in Livermore. The Academy is affiliated with several martial arts leaders, including Professor Eddie Edmunds, Sifu Wade Taylor, Master Miguel Hernandez, and Sensei Jaime Calderon.
Sensei Franks specializes in Combat Aikido, a modern fighting technique that combines traditional aikido with elements from other arts such as hapkido, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing, and karate. In his 30 years of martial arts experience, Sensei Franks has studied a number of both Eastern and Western fighting styles including Aikido, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kajukenbo, Jiu Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and the American Cane System (Canemasters).
For more information about Sensei Don Franks and the Bujitsu Academy of Martial Arts, please visit their website at http://www.bujitsuacademy.com. For press inquiries contact Kamatoy Media Group via email or 619-573-9456.