AMAHOF may from time to time make special awards in the following categories:

  • Legend Award acknowledges 50 years service to Martial Arts, and significant support to AMAHOF. This award is determined by AMAHOF Executives; there is no formal application process.
  • President’s Discretionary Award for Posthumous recognition of services to Martial Arts by persons outside AMAHOF.
  • Support for Martial Arts – Health & Healing is for a person providing over 10 years of a health & healing service supporting martial artists and other sporting bodies relieving symptoms of injury or illness or improving their performance or expedites their return to full practice.
  • Support for the Development of Martial Arts Award is for Martial Artist or an individual with over 10 years supporting the development of martial arts, showing exceptional voluntary service, and commitment to the martial arts that has enabled its development and the empowerment of others.