William Wakefield

William Wakefield

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Specialization/s: Karate,


Bill Wakefield is a 7th Dan Black Belt in Karate.

Shihan Bill is an industry leader and community stalwart in his hometown of Gold Coast in Queensland. Shihan Bill began his training as a young man and trained under many martial arts leaders who helped to forge a man with a mission, and that is to change as many lives as possible for the better.

As a community leader Shihan Bill has led by example and has always been relied upon to help community groups where Shihan will give his all, time and time again. As a martial arts leader his reputation as a committed professional martial artist is second to none. His whole life has been spent travelling and studying martial arts around the world, his commitment to continuous improvement and ongoing professional development is his priority.

Shihan Bill pioneered the introduction of martial arts into schools and the community of the Gold Coast in Queensland. He currently operates a successful full time martial arts school in the Gold Coast and has several times been recognized by the Queensland state government as sportsman of the year for his contributions to martial arts as a sport in the state. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the 2016 AGM.

Awards & Certifications

7th dan Black Belt grade | 2007-08-09

Diploma Sport Coaching (Martial Arts) | 2006-08-09

Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer) | 2006-08-09

Work Experience

Combined Martial Arts Academy | Director

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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