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Swedish Martial Arts Champion Harley Wallen to be Inducted in the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
Swedish Martial Arts Champion, multi award-winning actor and filmmaker Harley Wallen to be inducted into the prestigious USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
Dr. Thomas is a 10th degree grand master and is recognized as one of 20 worldwide. He has been active in the martial arts for over half a century. In addition to serving as the head coach for Team USA, he was inducted into 6 various martial arts 'Hall of Fame' institutions and listed in 'Who's - Who' in the world of Martial Arts. Grandmaster Thomas has won over 200 awards and trophies and served in the U.S. Air Force for 7 years during the Vietnam Evacuation Era. He was a former athlete for the USA World Class Competition Team and has appeared in over 8 Martial Arts motion pictures.
The U.S.A. Martial Arts 'Hall of Fame' "Hall of Heroes" was originally created in 1976 by Grand Master Robert Trias, the first man to open a martial arts school in the U.S. In its beginning it was very small in nature and was done spontaneously at various Martial Arts functions. Grandmaster Thomas and Mike Day were called upon to orchestrate this function into what it is today. Even with the passing of Grandmaster Trias and Day, Thomas has kept this event alive himself and includes new exciting things each and every year!
Swedish martial arts champion, multi award-winning filmmaker and actor Harley Wallen has starred in over 40 feature films and TV shows with legendary stars such Tom Sizemore, Tara Reid, Laurene Landon and John Savage among many others.
He started his journey as a martial artist early with Judo at age 7 and is now a 5th degree black belt. Harley also spent time learning the other arts (Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do black belts as well) and mixed martial arts. His other love at a young age was dance as he was an outstanding break dancer in his teen years. His sheer talent and skill is what landed him his first opportunity in acting as a dancer in the syndicated Swedish TV cult hit "Solstollama"!
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