The National Women's Martial Arts Federation (NWMAF) recognizes and honors women and non-binary martial artists who have distinguished themselves in their practice and in their community.
Award of Excellence
For those possessing technical expertise, a remarkable teaching career, inspirational leadership, and meaningful contributions to the community.
Coleen Gragen Award of Inspiration
For NWMAF members who have inspired others in the martial arts. This award was created in 2001 and formally named in 2002 to honor Professor Coleen Gragen.
Honors those whose contribution is foundational to the spirit and vision of the NWMAF, and who have given that contribution over a significant period of time.
Member of the Year Award
For members who have made significant contributions to the NWMAF during the past year (awardees not listed).
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