Mangaluru: Cheetah Yajnesh Shetty held a press meet at the Press Club Urwa here on February 5.
Addressing the mediapersons Chitah Yajnesh Shetty said, “I am the chairman of Chitah Jeet Kune Do Global Sports Federation and have added yet another feather to my overcrowded cap. Sifu Cosmo Zimik, the President of “Empty Hand Combat International”, had invited the world famous grandmaster to America to honour me for his valuable contributions to ‘human welfare’ in martial arts. Of late, a huge function was held at Nampa, the largest city of Canyon County, Idaho, USA, whereby I was honoured by former Mayor Tom Dale. “
He further said, “Earlier I was inducted into the “United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame 2014” and “Sri Lankan Traditional Indigenous Martial Arts Association” (STIMA) and the first Indian to have receive the honours at ‘Stima Award Of Honourable Mission 2014’. I was the first indian martial artist to conduct seminar in USA, the seminar and training programme was held in idaho ,boise, there were huge number of martial artist who participated in the seminar”.
Chitah Yajnesh shetty also said, “It was a tremendous response to the technique of Chitah martial art which mesmerised the martial artist of USA. After the seminar they were appreciated by giving Chitah JKD certificate , its an honour to conduct seminar to the top ranking instructor and masters.
Yajnesh Shetty has been teaching martial arts for school children, women, senior citizens since ages. He has even initiated special self-defense techniques as to when and how it can be deployed when they are attacked. Chitah Yajnesh Shetty has trained more than 7,50,000 women across India, named “NIRBHAY WOMEN EMPOWERMENT TRAINING PROGRAM’.
The world famous martial arts teacher has been imparting all types of martial arts training to Bollywood stars since the last four generations. like Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Priyanka Chopra, Soha Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor and their sons and daughters.