Sajido Martial Arts Academy is back from a spectacular four days of instructing and training at Black Belt Magazines voted America’s oldest and best all-martial arts camp in all of the United States of America! Of course the one and only Karate College! This was the 28th anniversary since the martial arts camp was fist established at Radford University in Radford, Virginia.
Professor of Martial Arts Grand Master Jim Sams of Sajido has instructed classes/seminars at Karate College for the last consecutive 20 years. He has instructed along the side with some of the world’s best known famous martial artist such as undefeated heavyweight world champ Joe Lewis, undefeated middleweight world champ Bill “Supper Foot” Wallace, Grand Master Michael DePasquale and Grand Master Michael DePasquale Jr. who are responsible for bringing Japanese JuiJitsu to the United States, world champion Renzo Gracie of Brazilian Jui-Jitsu, world champ Paul Creighton of Gracie Jui-Jitsu, Tim Mannon of Gracie Jui-Jitsu, world champ Muay Thai Kickboxer Brooks Miller, author and writer for Black Belt Magazine Mark Hattmaker and wife Kylie of Submissions and Dirty Boxing, Grand Master Scott Yates of Sin Moo Hapkido, Dr. Jerry Beasly founder of Akia Trapboxing, Coach John Miller of the art of Sambo, Dr. Christian Harfuche of Shorite Taijustu, Grand Master Wille “Bam” Johnson and wife Master Kimber of point MMA, Master Dave Durch of Jeet Kune Do Concepts, Master Jonathan Phipps of Krav Maga, Grand Master Danny Chapman of Kumite fighting system, bounty Hounter Master James Houston, Master John Mayer of Arnis, Master James Smith of ITF Taekwondo, and Master Robb Buckland of the Joe Lewis Fighting system.
We at Sajido Academy, Located in Lilburn/Stone Mountain, Georgia are extremely proud to announce that Grand Master Jim Sams has been awarded the prestigious honor of being inducted into the Karate Collage hall of fame! This is considered one of the highest of honors and awards throughout the Martial arts world within the United States of America! There has only been eight people in history to receive this award and great honor. With Grand Master Jim Sams being one of the eight alongside the other seven which are Dr. Jerry Beasly, Grand Master Joe Lewis, Grand Master Bill “Superfoot” Wallace, Grand Master Michael DePasquale, Grand Master Willie “Bam” Johnson, Grand Master Renzo Gracie, and Grand Master Danny Chapman.
Thank you and congratulations to all those who have received this prestigious award. An additional thank you to those of you who have protected freedom by serving in our nation’s military. You have all spent countless hours and dedication to studying, training, and instructing others in the Martial Arts. Thank you for all the blood, sweat, and tears that you have put into positively changing the lives of millions. The millions of people you have helped will share you messages throughout their lives and in turn hundreds of millions of lives will be positively impacted!
Thank you Grand Master Sams for your lifetime of service and giving. Congratulations on your induction into the Karate College Hall of Fame!!!