Who is Bill ‘Superfoot’ Wallace?

Who is Bill ‘Superfoot’ Wallace?

I guess many people will now be asking about Bill ‘Superfoot’ Wallace after the news that he will be coming to be guest judge at the 2nd All Styles Martial Arts Tournament in Port Moresby in July. Well, here is a brief profile of the martial arts legend. Bill Wallace was born on December 1, 1945, in Portland, Indiana and practiced wrestling in high school. In 1966 he began studying judo however a knee injury…

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Silas Gabriel Piskaut; Kyokushin Warrior

Silas Gabriel Piskaut; Kyokushin Warrior

Meet Silas Gabriel Piskaut from Tanir Island in the New Ireland Province, a Shodan (1st degree black belt) in the art of Kyokushin Karate. He is the last of Sensei Wally Schnaubelt’s uchi-deshis and is currently the intermediate lightweight Kyokushin champion for the South Pacific. On the 25th of September 2007, Silas graduated with his shodan in Melbourne under the watchful eyes of Shihan Cameron Quinn at Sensei Whitten’s dojo. He returned to Port Moresby…

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Sam Basil; PNG Warrior, MP

Sam Basil; PNG Warrior, MP

Our warrior in this post is first term politician, Bulolo MP and the newly appointed Minister for National Planning, Hon. Samuel H. Basil (Sam Basil for short) who stepped out from the Taekwondo ring into the crazy world of business and now into the harsh political ring. He is an accomplished martial artist having attained a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo and a Grey Belt in the art of Yun Jung Do. Back 1995…

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PNG Kyokushin Karate Legend: Sensei Wally Schnaubelt

PNG Kyokushin Karate Legend: Sensei Wally Schnaubelt

Sensei Walter “Wally” Schnaubelt is from New Ireland Province and holds a 3rd Dan (3rd degree black belt) in Kyokushin Karate. He is the founder of Papua New Guinea Mas. Oyama Kyokushin Karate Association (PNGMOKKA) which is member of the International Karate Organisation Kyokushinkaikan (IKO 1) and has trained champions like Sempai Bernard Soari and Paul Pautani; two of the country’s first shodan (1st degree black belts). In 2000 he led Soari (lightweight) and Pautani…

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