MASTER MIKE HILL
Master Mike Hill was born on April 10th, 1959 in Austin Texas. As a child he excelled in many sports, which included track, basketball, football and baseball. He is the father of 4 boys and as a young father he coached little league football and basketball. In 1987 Master Hill enrolled himself and his 2 older boys in karate under the instruction of Master Myron Burse. He started participating in tournaments in 1988 as a purple belt and won his 1st AOK State Championship.
Master Hill has been competing in and placing in the AOK State Tournament every year since. He received his Black Belt in 1990 and opened his 1st dojo a year later. Master Hill has trained many students throughout the years that also have been State Champions. He is an AOK State Champion for the last 20 years. In 1994 he competed on the National Karate Circuit and placed 7th in the World. The following year he placed 4th.
In 1994 and 1995 he was a member of a National Team called “Bad Boys” who placed 3rd in the World. Master Hill won the TNT State Championship in 1994 and the Cowboy Conference Championship in 1994, 1995 and 1996. He was voted in as Treasure on the Board of Directors for the Armature Karate Organization AOK in 2006.
In 2001 Master Hill married Sharon Hill and now have 6 boys and 10 grand children. Master Hill and Sharon Hill both help
run many AOK tournaments throughout the year including the AOK State Tournament in December.
Together they run Texas Soryu Karate and the Sunset Open Karate Tournament.
Thank You to all of our tournament staff.
A FEW WORDS FROM MASTER HILL
For over 20 years my wife and I have been nurturing children like yours and teaching adults like yourself the character building tools found only in Karate. No other sport can match them. After enrolling, watch as you and /or your child increases in confidence, energy and spirit. Stand and be dazzled as you and/or your child becomes unstoppable in your quest for:
* Greater Academic Achievement!
*Unshakable Self Respect!
* Increased Strength!
* Fitness in both Body and Mind!