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The Haitian Sports Foundation (HSF) is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to uplift the children of Haiti through the use of sports activities. Founded in July 2006, it is headquartered in the United States and in Haiti, and provides a range of services, instruction, and training for Haitian youth. Primarily, HSF engages youth through sports activites including soccer, martial arts, basketball, track and field, and volleyball.
Since its founding, HSF has been working with local social organizations to provide assistance to children between the ages of 6 through 17 years old. HSF believes that each child has the potential to succeed if the opportunity is provided to him or her.
He was the Director of the Karate Instructors Program at LIU Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn New York, from 1997-1999. During that time, he co-authored several karate bestseller books along with Dr. Milorad Stricevic covering basic to sweeping techniques, which are currently available for sale. Shihan Aschkar currently holds a Hachidan or 8th degree Back Belt that was presented to him in 2012. He taught hundreds of students of whom over 260 attained their Black Belts in Karate, some of who opened their own schools.
He is the co-founder of the Haitian Sports Foundation and the founder of the “Association Nationale des Auditeurs en Systèmes d’Information” in Haiti. He is married with two sons and two grandchildren. He is a Third-degree black belt registered at the World Karate Federation and a US martial arts referee. He is currently working on a book dedicated to those who aspire to leave Haiti.
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