Shane Williams

Grand Master Williams Р9th Dan


Martial Arts History

  • Began training with KI in 1978.
  • Obtained Black Belt in June of 1984.Began study of the martial arts in 1978 at the age 6
  • Earned 1st degree black belt in June, 1984.
  • Opened first KI dojo in Lewisville NC in June 1991 (age 19)
  • Karate Instructor of the year in 1992 awarded by AMAA
  • Opened the Mocksville dojo in 1993 (age 21)
  • Opened Clemmons Dojo in Jan 1994
  • Earned Master Instructor (6th degree) in 1994 at the age of 22 under Grand Master Jan Wellendorf
  • Earned 8th Degree Black Belt in October 1999
  • Became director of American Martial Artists Association in March 2000
  • Earned Associates Degree in Business Administration in May 2000
  • Inducted into International Karate and Kickboxing Hall of Fame in September 2000 (age 28)


Other Facts and Information

  • Has worked as a teachers assistant with exceptional children at Lewisville Elementary School
  • Earn Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from High Point University in May 2003
  • Has owned, opened, or influenced over 10 KI dojos in North Carolina
  • Has trained thousands of students and promoted hundreds of Black Belts
  • Has a great reputation with teaching children
  • Celebrating 30+ years with Karate International
  • Earned MBA in 2005
  • Holds Doctorate in Martial Science from Southern Indiana Bible College
  • Partner Vela Advertising Agency.