(Armen) Vardanyan was born in 1972 in Yeravan.
Since 1984 he has been studying karate, which
has determined all his life.
He graduated from secondary school in 1989 and
the same year he was admitted to Yerevan Architectural
Institute, which he graduated in 1994.
Since 1994 Gor has participated in many World
and USA competitions and championships and frequently
gained prizes. In 1998 Chuck Norris awarded him
a degree of "Master of Black Belt".
role in promotion of martial arts school in
Armenia is hard to overestimate.
1995 he established "Full Contact Karate"
school in Armenia.
1996 he established "National Full Contact Karate
Federtion of Armenia". In 1997 he created Professional
League of Martial Arts "Full Contact Karate".
In 1998 he established International Full
Contact Karate Federation (IFCKF). This federation
is not only the best school of martial arts in Armenia
but also plays crucial role in creation of children's
perceptions and values, formation of their way of
thinking. As professional trainer and educator Gor
pays special attention to this aspect first of all.
In 2006 Gor Vardanyan established new school called
World Docando Federation (WDF) with
headquater in Los Angeles, USA. This school is unique
by its nature and completely differ from other karate
schools. Style and approaches to teaching employed
by World Docando Federation are unique and quite innovative.
Currently Gor Vardanyan is President of IFCKF and
World Docando Federation (WDF).
As President of IFCKF / WDF Gor regularly organizes
competitions and championships both on local and international
level. He also arranges seminars, training courses for
instructors, advanced training courses, bodyguard's
Gor is also the author of many publications: books,
Being energetic and creative personality Gor is engaged
in filmmaking activity since 1995. In 1999 he made his
first film called "The Day
of Darkness". In the subsequent years there
were released the following films "Choice"
(2000), "Unwritten Law"
(2002), "Kick of Lotus-4"
(2004) (joint Russian-Armenian project). Gor is producer,
director, scriptwriter, conductor of martial scenes,
and performer of key roles. Besides, Gor composed music
for his films as well.
In 2005 joint Armenian-American film "Destiny"
was released. Presentation was being held in Armenia.
Simultaneously with his sport and filmmaking activities
Gor is also engaged in career making in state service.
In 1993 he entered to the office of President Security
Service of the Republic of Armenia. Currently Gor is
Chief Instructor of Martial Arts of RA State Security
Service. He has participated in many seminars and training
courses in counter-terrorism and bodyguard's training
and awarded certificates and diplomas. He has worked
for several years as executive officer in the RA Ministry
of Internal Affairs.
Gor Vardanyan graduated from "Alashkert" University
and got a Diploma of Lawer.
In 2005 to 2007 Gor Vardanyan worked at "360 Point"
Studios and "Eagles nest studio" in Hollywood.
At the same time he took courses and finally recived
sertificate of successful completion of producer's courses.
He was also awarded by famous American producer and
executive director of "Eagles nest studio"
In 2006 he was awarded a Post Graduate Degree in Motion
Picture & Video Production by Academy of Motion
Picture Art & Sceinces in conjunction with The Point
360 University of Film & Video.
In april 17, 2008 Gor Vardanyan was awarded by medal
"For martial bravery" from Consular of UN
by Public Awards and Russia social movements "Battle
Brotherhood" Gor Vardanyan never stops astonishing
He has recently issued CD with collection of his romantic
melodies from films. Moreover, famous sportsman, master
of karate, and actor is also professional musician and
plays several musical instruments.
Gor Vardanyan always aims at attain better results whatever
he launches. Thus it is no wonder that his admirers
anticipate new projects and achievements from favorite
actor and leave no doubt in his ability to justified
all hopes entrusted to him.
by Artak Arzumanyan