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Keith Turpin

On June 27, 2012 By

Martial Arts Experience

7th dan Sanshinkai Karate Training with Karate International since February 1994 Achieved Sanshinkai Black belt in 1996 Owner Karate International of Clemmons Started martial training in 1973 Judo and Karate Have had the privilege of expanding my knowledge with a number of Masters primarily in traditional Okinawan and Japanese based systems, both […]

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Chad Stevens

On April 16, 2012 By

Martial Arts Experience

Started wrestling and karate at age 13 in 1992. Freestyle Wrestling Star Champion in 1995. Third in state in Greco Roman Wrestling in 1995. Multiple time 4A Highschool Conference Champion. Promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt in 1998. Opened Section 8 MMA in 2008. Began training in Tokaido Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Zoleski […]

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Sensei Scott Gilbert

On April 16, 2012 By

Martial Arts Experience

●      Began training with Karate International in November, 2010

●      Owner Karate International – Statesville

Education

●      OSHA Certified 30-hour course

●      Environmental Manager Certification

●      LearderShip 2000 Certification – Training, Employee Relations and Problem Solving

 Other Facts and Information

●      Former manger for 2nd largest solid waste company totaling 17+ years

●      Known for specializing in problem […]

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Master Brandon Vaughn

On April 16, 2012 By

Martial Arts Experience

Began his martial arts training at the age of 13 in Taekwondo Began training with Karate International in June, 2003 Began teaching classes as a purple belt Promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt in May, 2005 Took over as owner and chief instructor of Karate International of Elkin in October 2005 Has […]

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Grand Master Shane Williams

On April 16, 2012 By

 

Martial Arts Experience

Began training with Karate International in 1978 (age 6) Promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt in June, 1984 Opened first KI dojo inLewisville,NCin June, 1991 (age 19) Opened the Mocksville dojo in 1993 (age 21) Opened Clemmons Dojo in January, 1994 Promoted to Master Instructor (6th Degree Black Belt) in […]

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