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Sunshine wrote at 2010-09-06 03:46:42
The person being brow-beaten in the above question changed his name from James Johnson to Abdul Muta Ali NOT Abdul Abdulla Mohammed during his fighting stint in honour of the country he was fighting in.  THAT is why you had a difficult time locating any information on him. Your statement "Apparently there is some form of World Championships for Karate. I've also heard of Karate practitioners spending time out at the Olympic Training Center located in Colorado Springs" is true and this is one of the places he trained.  He has certificates to prove his accomplishments. one eg. is dated  May 18, 1986 by the National AAU Karate Committee for the 1986 Allegeheny Mountain Regional Championship to him.... Abdul Muta Ali for FIRST PLACE Advanced Mens and is signed by the following National AAU Karate Committee... Chairmen .....George Anderson and Kevin Pegnato as well as the Executive Secretary...Patrick Hickey and...Thomas LaPuppet - Treasurer. he is also in possession of a picture of himself and one of his teammates 1987-88 USA karate Team - showing him in full gear.  As well ther is an article about his accomplishments in the Gannon University paper dated November 6, 1989.


His only sister wrote at 2013-01-02 23:49:56
For your information....



James Oliver Johnson III is not a FRAUD.  I've known him all my life, he is my brother.



He was involved with the USA Olympic team in both Karate and Tae Kwon Do. He did extensive traveling throughout the USA and abroad.


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We can answer any questions pertaining to Olympic Tae Kwon Do sparring. Questions about fitness and nutrition as relating to TKD training and preparation for tournaments and competition. Specific techniques and tactics while training, weight training and agility, mental toughness and visualization exercises and "day of" preparation.

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I have been in martial arts for over 26 years. I'm a master instructor (4th Dan) in TKD. I also have a black belt in karate. I've competed in Olympic TKD since '91. As and athlete:(highlights) Winning a silver medal at Jr. Olympic nationals ('92), AATU National champion ('94), over 10 GA State Championship and GA Games medals. Won a bronze medal at the U.S. Open (2000). With drew from the Olympic Qualifier in 2004 from a torn ACL. As a coach: (highlights) I've coached a women's TKD team since '99. With over 30 members spanning the eight year history of the team, we have 7 National Championship Gold medals, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze. The team medals at every state and regional tournament they attend. Several members have been undefeated for several years. Our training covers strength and endurance workouts, tactics and strategy, nutrition and supplementation, mental toughness and visualization, and maintaining weight while leading up to competition. I've been a certified personal trainer since "98 and have worked in the fitness and nutrition arena since '94. The team has their own training center that they share with the gym that I own. Trinity Fitness in Atlanta, GA

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Personal Training Certificate (School of Fitness and Nutrition) 4th Dan Black Belt (Kukkiwon) USAT Certified Level 2 Coach AAU Certified Coach Former USSSA Certified Coach Member of NSCA

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