Cherupalli Vivek Teja (born 29 August 1992) is an Indian martial artist who hails from Nalgonda, Telangana. He has been a martial arts fighter for 19 years who has participated in over 20 International championships across the globe. Vivek Teja, bearer of 27 Gold Medals, 18 Silver medals and 16 Bronze Medals has only one major goal of Winning an Olympic Gold for India in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Vivek Teja is also the founder of the Human Weapon International, a self-defense training organization. The 27 year has a track record of success in conducting training camps & workshops at various places for thousands of youth, especially girls & women from different walks of life including the corporate conglomerates in Hyderabad and surrounding districts and all around the world. As a result he has coached more than 19000 women in the art of self-defense.


Cherupalli Vivek Teja, won gold medal in (Kumite -84 weight category) at the US Open International Karate Championship-2018 & 2019, which was held in Las Vegas, United States. Vivek has 60 medals under his belt, 27 of them being gold. In 2019, Vivek Teja was selected to represent the Indian Karate team in the WKF Karate 1 Series A Championship (WKF Ranking Tournament for Olympic 2020 standing), which was held in South America, Santiago, Chile, from 20 to 22 September.
Previously, in 2019, Vivek had won the WGKF World Championship Silver Medal in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Cherupalli Vivek Teja also plays the role of coach and instructor to his sister, Ramya Tejaswini Cherupalli, who is also a gold and bronze medalist in international karate championships.
  • 6th Degree Black Belt (Roku Dan) from KAI
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt from United Shotokan Karate-Do India (USKI)
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt from AIKF * Judd Reid Uchi Deshi certification from Chikara Kyokushin International – Thailand, 2017 & 2020 *
  • World Kumite Organization Genshu Training Camp certification – Thailand 2015
  • Participation certificate from 8th AITMA Festival Wai Kru Muaythai Ceremony – Thailand 2012
  • Certificate of Participation in 7th KK Goju-Kai Selangor open Karate championship – Malaysia 2015 *
  • Certificate of Attendance from Choorakody Kalari Sangham – Kerala, India, 2013
  • Certificate of Attendance from South East Asian International school of Martial Arts – Thailand 2012
  • International Referee Certificate by WUKO International Referee Council, India, February 2011. *
  • Diploma Certificate in InterContinental Open Karate Championship, India, 2006 *–523894 (Student Chiru harsh) •

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Conducted Self Defense workshops or more than 19,000 Girls & Women



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