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about the founder

Saint Abia Williams is a 7th-degree black belt training in the Martial Arts for over 28 years and teaching the Martial Arts To kids teens Adults for over 17 years. He Trained in the traditional styles of Yoshukai Karate, Goju Ryu, Shinjimasu, Taekwondo, and Gung Fu Wu Shu. He is the Owner of Williams Championship Karate and HIT SQUAD Fitness center in Augusta, Ga.


Abia Williams is A NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL & WORLD CHAMPION in sport karate winning various titles in different systems and leagues for  FORMS/KATAS WEAPONS, Xtreme/Creative FORMS, POINT SPARRING, JAPANESE KNOCKOUT FIGHTING, AND KICKBOXING.


He has been involved in martial arts with over 27 years of experience and over 21 years of teaching Martial arts all over the USA. Teaching seminars and leadership for all ages. He was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame on September 6, 2014. He is also a member of the Team USA World Karate And Kickboxing Union WKU, WKC, ISKA where he has traveled and competed and Won Gold World prestigious titles in Greece, Germany, London, Paris, Spain, And all over The USA to name a few.



Saint Abia Williams was awarded by the Mayor of Augusta on August 12, 2012, was named and announced as Abia Williams DAY IN AUGUSTA GA... OSU!

about our school


Grandmaster (founder) Hirron Williams 10th degree

Professor Saint Abia Williams 7th degree

Health and FITNESS IS One of our GOALs

No matter if you are 3 or 73, focus, boost of self-esteem, boost of confidence, strength, conditioning, and flexibility are all benefits that a student can expect to receive training with Williams Hybrid sport  Karate.


Every muscle group is strengthened and defined with the exercises, movements, techniques, and training drills that are incorporated into our curriculum. Your endurance and stamina will peak as we increase your cardiovascular conditioning. All these physical benefits for your body will be felt in your daily life activities increasing energy and confidence.


Most of any exercise or form of karate and self-defense will get some results when performed. The problem is that most programs fail to offer the excitement, discipline, and interest to keep the person consistent in their training, if you do not have discipline most of the time it will be setting them up for failure.


Here at WILLIAMS HYBRID SPORT  KARATE, we believe no one is a failure with our personal development. Our students receive coaching in focus, goal setting, self-discipline, self-esteem, and confidence which helps to keep them on track. The best thing is all the students receive incredible benefits in physical fitness and personal development while receiving the empowerment that comes with self-defense training. You can find this program valuable as they learn the skills needed to protect themselves and their family. At WILLIAMS HYBRID SPORT KARATE it's like having a personal trainer, mentor, life coach, and success coach all in one facility


Knowing that self-protection and fighting are totally different situations, the Williams Hybrid Sport Karate curriculum teaches our students techniques used in all ranges of realistic stand-up fighting and protection while getting them in the best and healthiest shape of their lives. Using boxing techniques, karate, and Muay Thai kickboxing for stress relief, focus and determination, dynamic fitness training, while having the confidence that I can protect myself training under Multi World Champion in karate and kickboxing Saint Abia Williams.


Shinjimasu International Karate Association


Grand Master Charles Dixon is the Founder of Shinjimasu International Martial Arts (SIMA) – SIMA cannot be described as a style but rather a system.  Unique in the approach to the Martial Arts, SIMA allows a member to learn more than one style within a system, allowing a member to choose a style tailored to his or her personality. Shinjimasu International is not one style but a home for all martial artists of various styles. Each instructor may teach his or her own style as a part of the Shinjimasu family.


Meaning of Shinjimasu


(S) Stands for the strength that makes each Karate Kai unyielding.

(H) Stands for the home that the Sensel has given us that shall always remain ours.

(I) Stands for the instructors whom we all respect and love so well.

(N) Stands for no one. No one can surpass the true love and dedication that we the Shinjimasu Karate Kais possess for the pure martial arts.

(J) Stands for the joining of love that we the Dojo brothers and sisters have for each other.

(I) Stands for continuous dedication and involvement. Thus the gift that the Sensei has given us that shall always remain our way of life.

(M) Stands for more, more experience that we shall seek in life.

(A) Stands for all of us. This we swear: To protect society and not to destroy.

(S) Stands for the strength and tranquility that surrounds us after each practice.

(U) Stands for the unknown that we shall always venture in.



Questions Asked By Instructor  Answers From The Students

When does a Karate Kai give up?  Never.

What must we be?  We must be quick to seize the opportunity.

What must we keep?  We shall always keep the fighting spirit of Karate.

Do we love Karate?  Yes, we are proud to study the spirit of Shinjimasu Karate. We will always have patience and courtesy.


Repeat after me:  Strength comes from Health.

Speed comes from effort.

Technique comes from experience.

Willpower comes from faith. Serenity comes from old knowledge. Progress comes from new knowledge.

What is Kamikasa?  Controlled hatred designed to attack and destroy your enemy if he attacks you.

What Is Kama?  To react without thought.



About Shinjimasu and Shaolin Goju

Shaolin Goju is a direct descendant of the Southern Chinese Kempo System of Master Ryu Ryuko, then passed down to Master Kanryo Kigaonna who founded and developed the Naha-Te system, who then passed it down to Master Miyagi Chojun who founded and developed the Goju Ryu system.


Professor Charles Dixon founded and developed Shinjimasu and Shaolin Goju.


Brief Timeline of Events


1890    Kanryo Higaonna introduces Naha-Te and a breathing exercise called Sanchin


1927    Chojun Miyagi founds Goju Ryu Karate


1930    Gogen Yamaguchi establishes Japanese Goju Ryu headquarters in Tokyo


1953    Shaolin Goju is founded by Grandmaster Charles Dixon


1959    Peter Urban introduces Goju Ryu to the United States


1960    Anthony Mirakian brings Okinawan Goju Ryu (Meibukan) to the United States


1973    Ron Van Clef forms Chinese Goju



The Life of Grandmaster Katsuoh Yamamoto


In 1938, in Miyaknoji City, a son was born to Suehachi and Maste Yamamoto; this son would later become the Grandmaster of Yoshukai Karate, Soke Yamamoto. As a youth, he studied Judo as a way to become strong.  However, sometime after entering Jr. High School, the young Yamamoto was set upon by a group of young men and beaten.  This defeat made him question his belief in Judo as a practical martial art for self-defense.  After graduating from school, the determined young man entered the Japanese Ground Forces and also began studying karate.  The future karate master had begun his lifelong study of Karate. After being transferred to the Kumamoto Armed Forces Base, the young Yamamoto began studying under the guidance of Dr. Chitose, the Founder of the Chitoryu Karate.  Between natural ability and great determination, the young man advanced quickly from novice to black belt and from black belt onward to being the Number One Practitioner of Japan by the age of 22, in 1960.  During this time of severe training, Yamamoto Sensei trained to the point of having blood in his urine and undergoing such a strenuous schedule that pushed his abilities to their limits.  Dr. Chitose was a great influence on the young and upcoming karate sensation and would bestow the name Yoshukan as the name of the Yamamoto dojo.  This name would later be changed to Yoshukai when Soke was recognized by Dr. Chitose as a Master Instructor of karate.

In 1967, Dr. Chitose asked Yamamoto Sensei to accompany him to Canada to demonstrate karate.  During this trip, many Canadian and American karate-ka and other fighters challenged Yamamoto to matches but none were successful.  At this time, one of his unique demonstrations was to perform a flying sidekick on the rim of a basketball goal by taking only a step to gain his momentum; by the conclusion of the tour, Yamamoto Sensei had proven his abilities without any reservations. 

During the 1960s some of Yamamoto Sensei's students would open dojos in the US in Florida and later Illinois and Alabama.  Throughout the following decades, Yoshukai would spread across the United States, Canada, Germany, South America, and around the world.  Soke traveled a great deal to help instruct and inspire his students.  The students in the United States were particularly lucky as Soke visited almost every fall and routinely brought other instructors with him from Japan.  During these annual visits, Soke would often perform feats of what could be called nearly super-human feats of strength and ability.  Many of the American practitioners were inspired by Soke's demonstrations and he enjoyed watching his students challenge themselves and were always gracious when giving advice or reviewing a student's progress.

It is of special notice that Soke was instrumental in the returning of General Yamashita's remains from the Philippines after negotiations with Philippine President Marcos.  Soke raised the necessary funding by fighting a tiger in a cage match.  The match was originally scheduled to take place in Haiti but was re-set and completed in another country due to the Haitian Government canceling the match due to extreme International pressure.  During the next year, after the cancellation, Soke trained in secret for this match which was held at a secret location to avoid more interference.  On the day of the match, Soke and the tiger gazed at each other for over six hours until Soke entered the cage and dispatched the tiger using the traditional bo and sai.  Soke would later state that this match was the most important event in his over six decades of martial arts experience.

In 2000, Soke decided to reorganize the United States branch of Yoshukai under the leadership of Kaicho Hiroaki Toyama and Kaicho Mike Culbreth.  Soke bestowed the name World Yoshukai Karate Kobudo Organization and recognized the WYKKO as the only sanctioned Yoshukai Karate Organization outside of Japan.

In April of 2001, Soke held a celebration of his 50th Anniversary of studying Martial Arts in Kitakyushu, Japan.  Masters from various karate styles were asked to perform demonstrations for the event.  Soke performed a spectacular breaking demonstration by breaking ten slabs of ice with an elbow strike.

Soke continued to visit and tour his various schools around the world over the next decade, assisted by Kaicho Toyama and Kaicho Culbreth as well as chief instructors from Japan.  Soke's last visit to the United States was in late 2016.  Sadly, Soke passed away on February 12th, 2017 after a valiant fight with cancer.  The WYKKO mourned the loss of Soke Yamamoto and held a memorial service in Los Angeles, CA, under the direction of Fuku-Kaicho Gerry Blank, WYKKO West Coast Director.  Yoshukai instructors from across the world attended this service.

Soke Yamamoto's legacy continues to live as he influenced thousands of karate-ka over the decades from all parts of the World.  From his humble beginnings as a youthful practitioner of Judo to his years as a soldier and novice karate-ka Soke always strove to achieve more than his peers.  Soke's ultimate goal of becoming a Master of Karate was recognized at an early age and his life will be remembered as an example of what can be achieved when one's goal is to exceed the limits of what others have achieved before.  Soke's spirit lives in every karate-ka who pushes past their limits.



The name Taekwondo is derived from the Korean word "Tae" meaning foot, "Kwon" meaning fist, and "Do" meaning way of. So, literally, Taekwondo means "the way of the foot and fist". The name Taekwondo, however, has only been used since 1955 while the arts' roots began 2,300 years ago in Korea. Known as a martial art and way of life, the evolution of Taekwondo was a direct result of the happenings in Korea long ago, and knowledge of the history is an important step in understanding Taekwondo.


Early Korea:

Korean history began when in 2333 B.C. the legendary national founder, Tangun, founded "Old Korea" at Asadal. As in the histories of other nations, communal life was gradually transformed into tribal communities, and then tribal leagues and finally took the form of a state. Although no written history of the fighting systems of this time remains it is known that the people of this time were hunters and had some means of protection as well as livelihood.

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