Jim Butin, a tenth degree black belt, is the owner of National
Karate Inc.and is world famous! Jim has won over 150 awards in his
competiton experience, including a silver medal in the FIRST WORLD
TAE KWON DO CHAMPIONSHIPS in Seoul Korea in 1973, four national
championships here in the United States, he was a member of the
undefeated United States Karate team competing in Europe in 1974.
he was rated #2 IN THE WORLD as a lightheavyweight kickboxer in the
PKA from 1974 to 1978. Jim has won over 40 Black Belt championships
in fighting competition! He recently was honored by the metro
library system with his own “Oklahoma trading card” as one of the
20 greatest sports heroes in Oklahoma! Former Governor Keating
proclaimed a “National Karate Day” in honor of Jim Butin's
contributions to the community.
Come see the professional nature of our classes and the impact that we make every day with our childrens classes!