Former Nampa Mayor Tom Dale Felicitates Yajnesh Shetty for Human Welfare in Martial Arts

By Sanjay Sharma Raj

Chitah Yajnesh Shetty Felicitated by former Nampa Mayor Tom Dale.
Chitah Yajnesh Shetty Felicitated by former Nampa (Canyon county, Idaho) Mayor Tom Dale

Nampa, Idaho, Jan 16 - Indian martial arts expert Chitah Yajnesh Shetty, chairman of Chitah Jeet Kune Do Global Sports Federation, has added yet another feather to his overcrowded cap. Sifu Cosmo Zimik, President of “Empty Hand Combat International”, had invited the world famous grand-master to Idaho to honor him for his valuable contributions to ‘human welfare’ in martial arts.

A function was held recently at Nampa (pop. 87000), the largest city of Canyon county of Idaho, where Yajnesh Shetty was felicitated by former Mayor Tom Dale.

Shetty was earlier 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’.

Yajnesh Shetty trains Hrithik Roshan
Yajnesh Shetty trains Hrithik Roshan

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 4,00,000 women across India, named “NIRBHAY  WOMEN EMPOWERMENT TRAINING PROGRAM’.

Yajnesh Shetty trains Soha Ali Khan
Yajnesh Shetty trains Soha Ali Khan

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. He has trained actors for almost 150 movies.