Shihan Pete Pukish

Shihan Pete Pukish, owner and chief instructor of Satori Martial Arts & Healing Center, has been training in the martial arts since 1977 and since 1986 has dedicated himself as a full time Instructor.

Shihan Pukish has has promoted over 150 Satori Black Belts and Instructors spanning a 25 year career.

  • January 2007 promoted to sixth degree Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu.
  • June of 2007, promoted to sixth degree Black Belt Shuri Ryu Karate.
  • 2007 – Awarded the title of “Shihan,” which translates to “Teacher of Teachers.”
  • 2005 – Voted International Instructor of the Year by the American Budokai International.
  • Voted Athlete of the Year 2005 by Atlanta Sports and Fitness Magazine
  • 2003 – Inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • 2001 – Awarded the title Renshi, which means “Scholar” or “Polished Expert.”
  • 2001 – “Karate Instructor of the Year” by the American Budokai Society
  • 2001 – Named State Representative for American Budokai Society, overseeing Karate and Jiu Jitsu in the state of Georgia.
  • Recipient of Distinguished Award from Professor Ramon Lono Ancho.
  • State Director over Shuri Ryu Karate Do and Shinto Yoshin Kai Jiu Jitsu in Georgia
  • Chief Instructor and the Chief Technical Director for Jiu Jitsu for the American Budokai International (ABI).
  • Founder of Satori Defensive Tactics and Consultants, an organization dedicated to training highly skilled law enforcement agencies such as Police Departments, SWAT Teams, Military Units and large corporations.
  • Founder of Satori International, an organization dedicated to assisting martial artists and martial arts Instructors throughout the world who wish to enhance their skills and art as practitioners and Instructors.
  • Regional Director for the IBSSA (International Bodyguard and Security Service Association)

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