Recently sworn in as the Director of Coaches for the first U.S. karate team to compete in the Olympics (2020), Tokey Hill began his illustrious athletic career by becoming the first American to win the World Karate Championship in 1980. A six-time National Karate Champion, winner of a bronze medal in the 1981 World Games, the Olympic Coach of the Year for his role in 1999 Pan American Games, owner of three ‘Team Tokey Hill’ karate schools and the current Chairperson of the Arnold Classic Worldwide Combative Sports Festival, Hill is the undeniable leader in American Karate. Dedicated to helping those most vulnerable in society, Tokey has designed self-defense classes for the blind, supports karate programs for the autistic and teaches upper-level karate students how to assist Team Tokey Hill classmates with disabilities. Following in his footsteps, four of his children have achieved National Karate Championships titles.
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