In the early 1990s, when the internet was referred to as the world wide web, a martial arts instructor named Fariborz Azhakh looked toward the future of the martial arts. After a number of programming courses, he created the first, which later became the biggest ever, resource website on the internet, From school listings to updateable events to a who’s who to the first online martial arts magazine, also became a help center, assisting in the startup of a number of websites. Thus, he is considered as the “Father of Martial Arts on the Internet.” As chief instructor of Team Karate Centers for the past three decades, he was also a regionally rated tournament champion. In 1999, he played a major role in the creation of the Martial Arts History Museum and is considered one of its founding members.