On July 31, 2010 Grandmaster Smith was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the International Martial Arts Council of America as the “Gold Life Award” recipient for California. Tory Russo was inducted as the “Instructor of Year” for California. Tory Russo and Grandmaster Smith trains in Manhattan Beach and are part of Team California.

Grandmaster Smith currently holds the rank of 8th Degree Blackbelt in American Tang Soo Do and is the Director of Southern California. Grandmaster Smith recently started teaching in Arlington, Texas.