Mr. Hamilton Perkins has earned the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt in Japanese Karate, 4th Degree Black Belt in Okinawan Karate, 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, and 2nd Degree Black Belt in American Karate.
Perkins Sensei is a Certified Master Karate Instructor, who has taught and trained National Champions, a World Champion, and other well-known, highly-respected martial artists! He has conducted many karate seminars and clinics, and he has earned numerous Competitor of the Year, Instructor of the Year, and Hall of Fame Awards.
As a promoter of the Alamance Nationals, and Alamance Open Karate Tournaments, he was one of the first promoters in North Carolina to offer equal prize money to Black Belt Men and Black Belt Women.
He was a Top Ranked tournament competitor in fighting, forms, and weapons, and he was inducted into the National Black Belt Hall of Fame, by the Professional Karate League.
He is also featured in the national publication, “WHO’S WHO in the Martial Arts”, and he had the honor of receiving the 2016 and 2017 LEGENDS AWARD, for his accomplishments and contributions to the martial arts in America!
He is a High School Psychology and Sociology Teacher, and a Keynote Public Speaker. He is also a highly successful Varsity High School Basketball Coach, with over 475 career wins.
He attributes his success and accomplishments to the discipline, the dedication, and the determination that he has gained, from his 40 years of continuous martial arts training.