DAN RANK HOLDERS

The following is a list of WFMAF‘s dan rank holders around the world. For those individuals who are interested in applying for the dan rank and would like to find out more information about the requirements to apply,  please visit our Dan Rank page. The WFMAF reserves the right to disqualify any dan rank holders listed here, for reasons including, but not limited to, not paying for the dan rank certification fee, reputation, character, and moral integrity issue of a dan rank holder, etc. Based on the severity of these issues, vice-presidents of the WFMAF have the power to decide whether a dan rank holder should be disqualified.

RANK HOLDER'S FULL NAMEDAN RANK LEVELDATE OF ISSUANCESTATE/PROVINCECOUNTRY
1ST DAN RANK HOLDERS
Manoj Bhambwani1st DanMay 24, 2016WashingtonUnited States
Scott Edgar1st DanMay 24, 2016WashingtonUnited States
Chester Lin1st DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
Angel Garcia1st DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Barbara J. Gitlitz1st DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
Richard Renchi Ma1st DanMay 24, 2016WashingtonUnited States
Andrew McElroy1st DanMay 24, 2016WashingtonUnited States
Nicholas Simovich1st DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
2ND DAN RANK HOLDERS
Shi Shiyu2nd DanOctober 23, 2016HenanChina
3RD DAN RANK HOLDERS
Freddy Irarte3rd DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
4TH DAN RANK HOLDERS
Joseph L. Brown4th DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
John D'Avino4th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Sihan Gao4th DanJune 26, 2016MarylandUnited States
Angel Garcia4th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Jing Liang4th DanMay 14, 2021New YorkUnited States
5TH DAN RANK HOLDERS
Chen Jiasheng5th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Cheng Liang5th Dan | HonoraryOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Frederick G. Jones5th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Shen Fang5th DanOctober 23, 2016HenanChina
Wu Jianbo5th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
6TH DAN RANK HOLDERS
Fang Cailing6th DanOctober 23, 2016HenanChina
Liu Qiuli6th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Moustafa Kamel Khedr6th DanAugust 4, 2016AlexandriaEgypt
Shi Xianchang6th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Wang Jianbin6th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Zhang Nana6th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Zuo Deyuan6th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
7TH DAN RANK HOLDERS
Cai Wei7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Forrest Chang7th DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
Stephen Yim Chan7th DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
Sitan Chen7th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Alvin Leon Chew7th DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
Andre Bryant Chow7th DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
Gao Bo7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Guo Haifang7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Zhirui Guan7th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Hu Zhenquan7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Sudan Jeffers7th DanMay 24, 2016CaliforniaUnited States
Li Zhilu7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Liu Jingyi7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Andrew Lorberbaum7th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Mei Huilai7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Meng Fanzhi7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Nie Xiudong7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Peng Zelin7th Dan | HonoraryOctober 23, 2016HenanChina
Song Delong7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Song Haihong7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Te Man Yu Gang7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Mingxun Wang7th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Wang Qingchun7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Wang Shipin7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Wang Yahui7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Frank Wong7th DanMay 24, 2016WashingtonUnited States
Wu Beiyang7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Tie Yin7th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Yang Guifa7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Zhang Hongbiao7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Zhang Yuzhu7th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
8TH DAN RANK HOLDERS
Lei Cui8th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Li Taiming8th DanOctober 23, 2016ShanxiChina
Chen Yongnan8th DanOctober 31, 2018New YorkUnited States
Nancy Fiano8th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Meijian Gao8th DanMay 28, 2016MarylandUnited States
Zhengyi Guan8th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Gus Kaparos8th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Jin Shangcheng8th DanDecember 9, 2018BeijingChina
Robert Lamantia8th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Liu Xuexiang8th Dan | HonoraryOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Lincheng Ma8th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Raul Ortiz8th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Yanzhang Shi8th DanOctober 23, 2016New YorkUnited States
Rengang Wang8th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Wang Yanhua8th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Yuan Zhang8th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Zhang Ruiwen8th Dan | HonoraryOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Zhang Xingzheng8th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Chongyang Zhu8th DanOctober 23, 2016New YorkUnited States
9TH DAN RANK HOLDERS
Al Bender9th DanJune 26, 2016New JerseyUnited States
An Da9th DanOctober 23, 2016ShanxiChina
Xuyong Chang9th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Chaio-Chung Chen9th DanJune 16, 2017New YorkUnited States
Wenge Chen9th DanOctober 23, 2016BeijingChina
Art Gee Eng9th DanNovember 11, 2019PennsylvaniaUnited States
Meijian Gao9th DanJune 26, 2016MarylandUnited States
Feng Gu9th Dan | HonoraryDecember 2, 2018BeijingChina
Marcia Hwuang9th Dan | HonoraryFebruary 15, 2019New YorkUnited States
Yuan T. Hwuang9th Dan | HonoraryFebruary 15, 2019New YorkUnited States
John Lee9th DanJune 26, 2016New JerseyUnited States
Rik Kellerman9th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Anren Liang9th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
George Masone9th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
James Ran9th DanJune 26, 2016New JerseyUnited States
Jia Shusen9th DanMay 28, 2016BeijingChina
Xinghong Wang9th DanJuly 27, 2019BeijingChina
Yuanzhen Xu9th DanJune 26, 2016New YorkUnited States
Ruichun Ye9th DanMay 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
9TH DAN STAR RANK HOLDERS
Sam Chin9th Dan | ★★May 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
George Crayton Jr.9th Dan | ★★May 28, 2016New YorkUnited States
Mei Huizhi9th Dan | ★★October 23, 2016BeijingChina
Shi Yiguang9th Dan | ★★October 23, 2016ShanxiChina
Zhao Youbin9th Dan | ★★October 23, 2016ShaanxiChina
Wu Bin9th Dan | ★★★May 28, 2016BeijingChina
Xia Bohua9th Dan | ★★★May 28, 2016BeijingChina
Zhang Xigui9th Dan | ★★★October 23, 2016ShanxiChina
Joseph Laracuenta9th Dan | ★May 14, 2021New YorkUnited States
Johanna Ava Arcand6th DanMay 14, 2021New YorkUnited States
Haozhu Wang4th DanMay 14, 2021New YorkUnited States
George Li2nd DanMay 14, 2021New YorkUnited States