Saturday, February 24, 2018
Billee Purvis, 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 founder, 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:
  • Vita Saana (Art of War) Shujaa (Hero) Award (2017)
  • Karate for Christ World Championships - 35 & Up Black Belt Men's Forms, Weapons and Sparring World Championships (2008)
  • American Freestyle Karate 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