President of the National Karate & Kobudo Federation

SHIHAN BILL WOODARD:

  • President of The National Karate & Kobudo Federation
  • Sogo Budo Kaneta Kai US. Kaicho (Director)
  • >Chief Instructor for The Traditional Karate Systems Karate Dojo
  • 7th Dan Karate certified by International Shito Ryu Karate Do Rengokai, the Seishin Kai Karate Union, The SogoBudo Kaneta Kai, and the Okinawan Karate Federation
  • 5th Dan Kobudo certified by the Sogo Budo Kaneta Kai & All Okinawa Karate & Kobudo Rengokai
  • 3 time Fla. State Champion
  • N.A.S.K.A regional triple Champion
  • Has won 52 Grand Championships and over 200 1st place
  • Has been awarded numerous awards for community service
  • Teaches seminars on Karate, Bunkai, Kobudo, and Kyusho points Nationally
  • School elected N.K.J.U. school of the Year (1990)
  • Elected Instructor of the Year Sogo Budo Kaneta Kai (1992)
  • 1999 Elected US Martial Arts Master of the Year by WMAL
  • 2000 Inducted into the World Martial Arts League Hall of Fame
  • 2001 NKKF Ocala Karate Dojo Awarded one of the USA top 200 Martial Arts Schools award
  • U.S. Representative for the Sogo Budo Kaneta Kai Organization of Japan Motobuha Shito Ryu
  • U.S. Representative for Soke Toshio Kaneta
  • U.S. Representative for Kaicho Tamayose Hidemi of Okinawa
    Traines and organizes yearly trips to Japan and Okinawa
  • Instructed Police Officers,Swat Teams, Military And Mental Assoc. Aggression Control Tech.
  • Participated in the Film the Last P.O.W with Martin Sheen & Ralph Machio
  • Has been featured in articles in Kick, Karate Kung Fu Illustrated, Smash Magazines
  • Guest columnist for the Youth Magazine Moms & Dads

  • 2003 Placed in the top 10 competitors at the World Tournament in Naha, Okinawa.