Sydney, Australia – Taekwondo Links Magazine presents Grandmaster Mehdi Zand with Man of the Year Award

Before the end of a brilliant year for Sefshin, Grandmaster Mehdi Zand was inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame 2013 with the elite title of ‘Man of the Year’ by Taekwondo Links Magazine (with co-operation of World Martial Arts Alliance Australia). This was presented to him for his efforts and great martial arts skill in developing, teaching, and his unselfish contribution of time propagating the martial arts worldwide. Sefshin International Federation thanks Taekwondo Links Magazine for their continuous support to the martial arts worldwide, and towards Grandmaster Mehdi Zand. Please select the image relating to this article [...]

By | 2017-08-29T21:42:48+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Interview|0 Comments

BBC Interview with Master Mehdi Zand

In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Master Mehdi Zand spoke about his recent exhibition and the philosophy behind his martial art. This interview was broadcasted in the entire Middle East and this is the Transliteration of the actual interview. Reporter: Not long ago I entered into one of the martial art clubs in London and I was introduced to a fairly new system. From what I understand the difference between this system and other styles is beside the physical aspect it greatly concentrates on mind power and the influence of suggestion. Mehdi Zand is the Master in this specific [...]

By | 2017-08-05T20:26:54+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Interview|0 Comments

AFN Farsi International Television Network

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Television programme analysing Mehdi Zand and his philosophy and the Exordium; The Emergence of the Gods. The following is a transcript of Dr Ali Reza Nourizadeh's Television Programme Regarding the Exordium, The Emergence of the Gods. Dr Ali Reza Nourizadeh is a political analyst for AFN TV Satellite Channel and many other television channels. This programme review of Master Mehdi Zand and his book The Exordium; The Emergence of the Gods was broadcast on the 20th of September 2004. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]You can read the full transcript below in both English and Farsi.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title="English Transcript" tab_id="1501968452731-7678fcc0-92be"][vc_column_text]In the opportunities that I have had, [...]

By | 2017-08-05T20:26:54+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Interview|0 Comments

مهدی زند افسانه جدید

سلام مهم نیست که چه مذهب، سرنوشت یا عقیده است، فقط گوش دادن. چند سال پیش من به یک کتاب جذاب که به نحوی فورا جلب من معرفی شد. هنوز مدت زیادی نبود قبل از من قرار بود از طریق یک صفحه پس از دیگری. من فقط می تواند آن را نمی کردن. من تا به حال دیدن آنچه که همه سر و صدا بود. در حالی که خواندن آن، من در مورد مشکلات در زندگی نویسنده در بر داشت. اما به نوعی من می دانستم، بدون توجه به آنچه که آنها می گفتند، چه من در خواندن در کتاب [...]

By | 2017-04-27T12:53:39+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Interview|0 Comments

Grandmaster Mehdi Zand: Martial Arts Man of the Year Award 2013

In October of 2013, Martial Arts Times Magazine and MAA-I have awarded Grandmaster Mehdi Zand with his fifth Hall of Fame award; this time with the prestigious title of ‘Man of the Year 2013’. Special issue of Martial arts times magazine was also released featuring hundreds of masters and grandmaster talking about their style and introducing their system. On the cover of this issue is a picture of Master Mehdi Zand amongst other well known martial artist of current time. This award has been presented to Mehdi Zand for his influential role in the martial arts community and his general [...]

By | 2013-01-10T00:00:00+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Interview|0 Comments

The Spirit Award and Mega Medal of MAA-I for GM Mehdi Zand (2013)

In recognition of your Achievements in Martial Arts we award you the Spirit Awards Certificate with the MEGA Medal. In July 2013 Mehdi Zand was presented with the spirit award and one of the most prestigious medals within the MAA-I: The MEGA Medaille. The award demonstrates the true enthusiasm, sense of community, pride and excitement for the martial arts. The spirit award and the Mega Medaille indicate recognition, achievement, and excellent behaviour to reach the top. As written on the certificate itself: ‘Having actively participated to propagate, for excellence service render to the world of martial arts community and constant [...]

By | 2013-01-04T00:00:00+00:00 January 4th, 2013|Interview|0 Comments

Another Step Towards the Recognition of Sefshin

One of the most prestigious martial arts federations in the world has accepted Sefshin as a new system of martial art and has awarded Grandmaster Mehdi Zand with a Founder certificate to demonstrate his legitimate ownership. Budo/Bugei Kokusai Renmei of Okinawa, Japan which is associated with MAA-I, is the governing body of this new award. Please select the image relating to this article from the list to view or download.  

By | 2013-01-02T00:00:00+00:00 January 2nd, 2013|Interview|0 Comments

Mehdi Zand and the Order of the Golden Cross

Mehdi Zand has been presented with the Order of the Golden Cross from the Pope Clemente XI Foundation. The foundation’s Easter project has used incoming donations for the building of a school in Palawan in the Philippines and for another worthy project in Botswana. In recognition of Mehdi Zand’s contribution he was awarded the Order of the Golden Cross on May 2013. This award represents an active commitment to upholding social values, peace and friendship between people and human rights. Please select the image relating to this article from the list to view or download.   [photo-book-gallery id="1255"]

By | 2013-01-01T00:00:00+00:00 January 1st, 2013|Interview|0 Comments