February 9, 2010 Victoria, BC CanadaThe Canadian National Martial Arts Association (CNMAA) is pleased to announce that CNMAA President Ken Marchtaler has been named Vice President of the Sport for All Canada Society, a newly formed organization headed up by former Tennis Canada CEO Bob Moffatt. The new society will act as the voice for The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA) in Canada. TAFISA, the leading world authority on Sport for All, is an IOC Recognized Multi-Sport Organization, with offices in Frankfurt and Busan and over 200 members worldwide. More information on TAFISA can be found at .

“I am honoured to be sitting amongst some of the most prestigious names in Canadian sport”, says CNMAA President Ken Marchtaler, “Sport for All represents an opportunity for smaller organizations to associate and develop

amongst those that are already supported and recognized. For martial arts, this means a new opportunity for growth, prosperity and inclusion.”

The Canadian National Martial Arts Association (CNMAA) is a non-profit society formed in August 2005, to provide a formal structure for organizing and administering the Canadian National Martial Arts Team. Their goal is to work with all recognized martial arts associations and disciplines, to provide more opportunity for Canadian martial arts athletes, and to assist with the development of standardized programs for coaches and trainers. Their objectives are guided by the World Martial Arts Games Movement and the World Martial Arts Games Committee (WMAGC). More information on WMAGC can be found at .

Further information about the Canadian National Martial Arts Association can be obtained by visiting the CNMAA website at .

For more information:

Canadian National Martial Arts Association
1 - 3946 Quadra Street
Victoria, B.C. Canada V8X 1J6
Phone: 250.479.7686