Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Billee Purvis, Director  / Chief Instructor
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Billee Purvis is an 8th Degree Blackbelt and has been studying various forms of martial arts since 1974.He is co-owner and Chief Instructor at LifeForce. He is updated monthly by the Martial Arts Teacher's Association (MATA) on the latest group instructional techniques for martial arts training. He is a former American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA) Certified Personal Trainer.
His accomplishments include:
  • Karate for Christ World Championships - 35 & Up Black Belt Men's Forms, Weapons and Sparring World Championships (2008)
  • American Freestyle Association (AFKA) Hall of Fame - Golden Lifetime Achievement (2005)
  • Martial Arts Tournament Tour (MATT) - South Carolina Senior Blackbelt Creative Weapons State Champion (2004)
  • National Blackbelt League (NBL) World Games - Silver Medalist - Senior Creative Forms (2000)
  • Battle of Atlanta - Senior Men's Light Weight Fighting Champion (1999)
  • South Carolina Sport Karate Association - Senior Blackbelt Fighting, Forms and Weapons State Champion - Triple Crown Winner (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2002)
  • Dojo Sport Karate Circuit Competitor of the Year - Executive Blackbelt Fighting (1995)
  • National Blackbelt League (NBL) Hall of Fame - Southeast Adult of the Year (1991)
  • National Blackbelt League (NBL) SuperGrands - Silver Medalist - Senior Creative Forms & Bronze Medalist Senior Creative Weapons (1990)
  • South Georgia Karate Circuit State Champion - Senior Blackbelt Fighting (1988)
  • Coach to state, regional and national champions