Bill Wakefield

Bill Wakefield

Coaching Category: Fitness

Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness


Bill Wakefield is a 7th Dan Black Belt in Karate. Kyoshi Bill is an industry leader and community identity in his hometown of Gold Coast in Queensland. For over 36 years, Kyoshi Bill, has been traveling and studying martial arts around the world. During this time, Kyoshi, has trained under some of the best instructors on the international circuit, in the arts of Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, Grappling and Weaponry. With these many years of knowledge, Kyoshi Bill, has pioneered and introduced into schools and the community on the Gold Coast, programs such as, CMA Early Learning and Character Development Programs for 3–6-year old, women's self-defence, anti-bullying, and safety awareness. This has led Kyoshi Bill to become recognized as an individual striving to change people's perception of the martial arts and spreading the message that if taught correctly it has the potential to change people's lives. As a result of these many years of hard work and passion, Kyoshi Bill Wakefield has been twice inducted into the martial arts hall of fame, Kyoshi was also honored by being voted Australian Sportsman of the Year in 2003 & 2004.

 As a community leader Kyoshi Bill has led by example and has always been relied upon to help community groups to provide quality training, time and time again. As a martial arts leader his reputation as a committed professional is second to none. Kyoshi Bill Wakefield is a Champion for the rights and protection of all, but it’s his work in the field of anti-bullying and domestic violence that has made him the go to man for assistance in these scenarios. Secondary schools, primary schools, councils’ organisations clubs, women’s groups and individuals, all attest to the help given to them by joining his program. 

Kyoshi Bill Wakefield via his Combined Martial Arts Academy on the Gold Coast in Queensland is one of the few organisations that will effectively engrain self-esteem and their human rights as an individual in the community. Kyoshi Bill is famous for teaching role play scenarios to, his students that familiarise them with verbal attacks, cyber bullying, school yard and general bullying on how to deal with is in a swift and courageous way. Kyoshi Bill also promotes "nonviolent" resolution to conflict as well as last resort self-defence when words are not enough. There is no doubt that the Combined Martial Arts Academy" of Kyoshi Bill Wakefield is one that has stood the test of time and one that has become a community institution. Combined Martial Arts, Nerang, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Awards & Certifications

7th Dan Black Belt in Karate | 2000-02-10

Work Experience

Combined Martial Arts Academy | Coach

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Gold Coast, Queensland, AU

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