He is a Vietnamese insomniac. He is best known for his claim of being awake for 41 years. He acquired the ability to go without sleep after having a fever in 1973 but according to the Vietnam.
He founded the stand-up, full contact karate called the Kyokushin in 1964. Kyokushin is Japanese for “the ultimate truth”. It is also rooted in a philosophy of self-improvement, discipline and hard training.