Master Terry Han unfortunately passed away

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Late Master Terry Han passes after living a Legacy Behind. He has suffered by Severe Stroke Attack which he was paralyzed and was admitted at the POMGH for 3 months until his passing on Monday the 8th April 2024 around 630am.

Stanley Nandex, The Headhunter


Master Terry HAN with WKF World president Mr. Fritz EXENBERGER in Port Moresby

Kickboxing sport and the  recognition the country has gained through some of the  best fighter’s known as the Headhunter ‘ Stanley Nandex , Jonathan Tuhu, Rickson Yamo, Katu Arang, Late, Lee Lee Henry Garap, Gabi Yura, John Kwiwa, Mark Sondo, Jeffrey Daka and many more as come from one person to another.

Late Master Terry Han was born on  November 1939 and passed leaving 8 children with 6 grand children.  Late Master Terry Han gained his Martial Arts Skills and was certified back in the 70s when he was a first  young Air-Stuart flying with Airniugini back  in 1975 traveling back and forth in Sydney Australia. Master Terry spent most his time studying Martial in Sydney,  Australia under Master Robert Filton and other Kungfu Masters in Hong Kong in early 80s. Late Master Terry was also among some of PNG Martial Arts legends likes of Master Jamuka Stone,  Sifu Benard Fong, Erick Ukia , Ben Wape, Jack Simons, Fonte Siming, John Cholai and many more.

PNG Kickboxing Federation, president Stanley NANDEX

Late. Master Terry started his Martial Arts School call the PNG Kakufuse Kungfu Martial Arts. A first Papua New Guinean to modified different Martial Arts,  a combination of Kungfu, Karate, Jujitsu and Kempo Arnis. In mid 80s  late Master Terry started his Martial Arts schools in Port  Moresby where he  raised lot of fighters training under him. In 1987 PNG’s Headhunter  Stanley Nandex was first introduced in to his Martial Arts school back in Mt Hagen where his branch was established there. Stanley was guided through his discipline and mentorship until Stanley decided to move on to introduce Kickboxing in 1997.

The transition has aways give preference and credit to Late Master Terry for his courage,  discipline,  purpose and a dream to raise a champion and he has achieved. Today from one champion it has accumulated to 12,000 members in 18 provinces in the country,  50 international fighters with 4x new world champions   1x Intercontinental, 5x international , 4x south Pacific and 30x national champions both male and female.

A legend who has lived as a True Martial Artist and involved most of his time. He was a Chief Judge of the tournaments in Kickboxing both national and international events.  He use to be very  judgemental, fair and honest to his decision working along with his Martial Arts brother and colleague Master Jamuka Stone who is also our chief referee today.

Kickboxing fraternity within and abroad will miss Late Master Terry Han for his unique charracter,  humble and the humility however, sadly has left behind.

We salute, honor and respect his efforts and the  momeries as we are mourning. We also recognizes the anonymous contributions and the impact he has on the lives of everyone.

Not just in the life of Martial Arts but the values and the characteristics that has within the discipline of Martial Arts and promotes the purpose of Godly Principles.

On behalf of the PNG Kickboxing Federation & its affiliated members, The Oceania Region and the  World Kickboxing Federation, we  deeply expressed our sympathy and sorrow to the sons especially Maris, Adam and the immediate families.

 We share this with the love ones and will remember and missed Master Terry Han in the years to come. May his Soul Rest in Peace.

Authorized by PNG Kickboxing Federation