Business Person of the Year: Media Coverage

Our award was featured in the Peace Arch News this week: Business Community Feted in Anniversary Event

and in a radio interview on Pulse FM: South Surrey Business Person of the Year Award goes to…

 

“I am so happy, proud, humble and excited. Thank you so much everyone who voted for me. Thank you so much to the all of the judges who believed in me. Thank you so much to the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce who chose me as the winner of Best Business Person of the Year 2018. It was such a great night with great people. Special thanks to my lovely wife who always is behind me and never leaves me alone. It’s our 16 year anniversary — I love to pass my award to my beautiful wife who was with me in every moment. And special thanks to my parents and my dear family who always support me.” Mostafa Sabeti

 

 

Spring Break Camps at Golden Glory

Kickboxing, martial arts, games, arts & crafts, and more

March 18 – 22 and March 25 – 29, 2019

When school is out, camps are in! Spring Break Camps at Golden Glory Martial Arts Academy are packed full of exciting activities like:

  • Martial arts practice and play
  • Free time in the gym
  • Structured games
  • Creative crafts
  • Snacktime

We have camps for children from 3.5 to 11 years old, and different camp times to fit your needs:

  • Active Start Camps (ages 3.5 – 5)
  • Half Day Camps from 9am – 1pm ($45/day)
  • School Age Camps (ages 6 – 11)
  • Half Day Camps from 9am – 1pm ($40/day)
  • Full Day Camps from 9am – 4pm ($55/day)

Spots are limited, so make sure you grab a space now before they all fill up! Contact us

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Business Person of the Year!


The Peace Arch News covered the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber Business Excellence Awards.

…”Mostafa Sabeti of Golden Glory Martial Arts Academy was named business person of the year in the self-owned category.

‘I’m very happy to be here in this beautiful country, this beautiful province and city,” the Tehran, Iran-born entrepreneur and kickboxing champion told the crowd after accepting his award.

‘I came here to Canada 12 years ago, and the first day I landed in Canada I really felt this was my home,” he added. “It has been very hard and challenging as a new immigrant, but I tried to do my best and from the first I had lots of great, great Canadian friends who helped me and made be proud to be a Canadian.'”

Congratulations Team Golden Glory!

So proud of these warriors, they fought very hard today. Besides what they got, just showing up and putting in their best efforts was excellent. Special thanks to our dear Coach BARRY Hill for all of his hard work.

Thank you so much Team Golden Glory!

Scholarship for Joseph Piccolo


So proud to my student Joseph Piccolo, who became World Champion last year. He is such a hard working kid in both sport and Education, hard work in the gym paid off last year when he earned his title as Champion of the world. His hard work in school, Sports and community paid off as one of the top students in B.C and earned himself a spot as one of 3 students who got a great scholarship. Covered in the Peace Arch News here:
$20,000 each for trio of Surrey students: SFU business-school scholarship recipients named

Coverage on Global News and Peace Arch News

Master Mostafa’s 2018 IKF World Championship win was featured on Global News:
Surrey’s World Kickboxing Champion Mostafa Sabeti

and in the Peace Arch News:
South Surrey kickboxer overcomes injury en route to World Classic title

Thanks everyone for your support!

Welcome back — September schedule updated

Hello Students and Friends,

It has been an exciting summer at Golden Glory and we’re looking forward to classes this Fall. New to our program: jujitsu, weapons and nunchaku training in our classes. See the new schedule for adults, kids and families below. For more details, contact us.

Master Mostafa wins 2018 IKF Heavyweight World Championship

Earlier this month, Master Mostafa won the World Championship in the Heavyweight division at the International Kickboxing Federation World Classic in Orlando, Florida. Here are some photos and the inspirational story of his journey.

My name is Mostafa Sabeti. I immigrated to Canada from Iran in 2006. After arriving in Canada, I started teaching martial arts. Since then, I have been competing in local as well as and International tournaments.

I became a Canadian citizen in 2011 and had a chance to participate in national kickboxing competition which was held in Montreal. I did very well and got first place. I also got the fastest knockout in the history of martial arts in Canada. It was a 12 second knockout during the national team selection competition. After that I became part of Team Canada.

I participated in the World Championship that was held in Germany in 2011. I won a Silver medal for Team Canada, but before the competition, my shoulder was injured which was the main reason I couldn’t win the final!!

Because of the injury I took leave from tournaments and serious training. I was dealing with the injury over eight years and had 3 major surgeries done on my shoulders. This year I became 37, but I always wanted to go back to fighting again. It is important to me to teach my son and my students that they shouldn’t give up under any circumstances.

So I started my training from a very very low level of intensity to make sure my shoulder was OK. After a few months when I started feeling better, I increased the intensity of my training until I started to get back to “fighting shape”. At that point, I started more serious training for competition. I did a few local fights and I did very well.

I trained a lot (twice a day) along with teaching classes day and night, but I never gave up! I had a few obstacles in front of me: hours of teaching, working hard, training and injuries but I tried not to let anything deter me. I finally got prepared for my fight, and this month I participated in the IKF Kickboxing World Championship as a representative of Canada.

I got by for my first fight. Then in the second fight I went up against a very good opponent from the USA. I won with 2 knockdown points. After this victory, I advanced to the final where I fought with a very strong fighter from Puerto Rico. Fortunately I knocked him out in the first minute of the 3rd round. I became the IKF Mens Heavyweight Kickboxing World Champion for 2018.

The point of these efforts was to show my students and my family to never ever give up !!! Thank you everyone for all of your support over the years.

Congratulations Master Mostafa from all of us!

Update:
Master Mostafa’s 2018 IKF World Championship win was featured on Global News:
Surrey’s World Kickboxing Champion Mostafa Sabeti

and in the Peace Arch News:
South Surrey kickboxer overcomes injury en route to World Classic title

Photos: 2018 IKF World Championships

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Golden Glory Summer Camps for Kids

Build confidence, get fit and learn something fun and exciting this summer at Golden Glory Martial Arts Academies Summer Camp for Kids. Instead of playing video games and watching TV, your kids can learn self-defense, improve concentration and focus skills, build self-discipline and get a head start on school.

Summer is for fun and adventure. With Golden Glory Academy of Martial Arts week-long summer camps, your child will explore White Rock and South Surrey while learning Martial Arts from experienced instructors. In addition to Martial Arts, camp activities include visiting White Rock Beach and local parks, as well as other physical activities such as Soccer, Skim Boarding, and Beach Volleyball.

No previous Martial Arts experience is required and children are encouraged to explore their potential, connect with others, and have fun!

Food will be provided. Please bring a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable weather appropriate clothing.

Dates of our week-long camps are:

June 25 to June 29 9am-12pm
July 9 to July 13 9am-12pm
July 23 to July 27 9am-12pm
August 13 to August 17 9am-12pm
September 3 to September 7 9am-12pm

The cost of the camp is $200 and this includes:
Soft Drinks, Snacks and Transportation.

For more information, please call Master Mostafa @ 778-836-4807

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