BIOGRAPHY OF SENSEI CECIL PEOPLES
Sensei Cecil Peoples 32 years of Martial Arts training began at a very
young age. He was awarded his first degree black belt in 1970. Since
then, Master Peoples name has become one of the most recognized
and respected names in the sports of Kick Boxing and Karate.
Presently, Master Peoples holds a 8th degree Black Belt in Karate
and is a Master Instructor. His karate expertise is built on power,
speed, skills, and most important of all, discipline and respect.
Master Peoples is the foremost Kick Boxing expert in the United
States and has demonstrated his talents at countless tournaments
and exhibitions throughout the world.
Through the years he has received recognition in every major martial
arts publication and has been featured on the cover of Black Belt,
Inside Kung Fu and Martial Arts On Line Magazine. In January 1997
Black Belt Magazine awarded Sensei with school of the month in honor
of his integrity, service to his community, and teaching skills.
Master Peoples is a member of the Karate Hall of Fame and has more
than 25 world champion students the world over and in July of 2003,
Master Peoples was inducted into the Martial Arts History Museum's
MARTIAL ARTS HALL OF FAME.
During the past decade Master Peoples has taught thousands of students
and has awarded more than 50 black belt degrees at various levels.
Sensei Peoples has trained with many great world renowned karate
fighters and Martial arts experts such as Benny "The Jet" Urquidez,
Mike Stone, Sensei Bill Ryusaki, Bill "Superfoot" Wallace,
Peter "Sugar Foot" Cunningham, Don "the Dragon" Wilson,
Kathy " The Punisher" Long, Maurice Smith, and many more.